• on 22/06/2022

The Joint Shantou International Eye Center (JSIEC) is awarded Sanjia (Triple A) Hospital by The Health Commission of Guangdong Province

In great delight we announce that Shantou University / The Chinese University of Hong Kong Joint Shantou International Eye Center (JSIEC) is bestowed the status of Sanjia (Tertiary) Hospital, i.e., Grade 3 Level A (三級甲等醫院, 簡稱三甲医院) by the Health Commission of Guangdong Province (广东省卫生健康委员会) with effect on 15th June 2022.

In Classification of Chinese hospitals (醫院分級管理法) by the Ministry of Health of the People’s Republic of China, based on the level of service provision, size, medical technology, medical equipment, and management and medical quality, hospitals are divided into Grades 1, 2 and 3 in ascending order and subdivided into 3 subsidiary levels: A, B and C. Hospitals of Grade 3 Level A (三級甲等醫院) is the highest class.

Since its inauguration in 2002, the JSIEC, at its present premises with a floor area of about 10,000 square meters, has developed into a major eye center in southern China, providing ophthalmic service to over 20 million people in Shantou and the surrounding regions. We strive to excel in patient service, research, training, education and community service.

“Congratulations to Professor Zhang Mingzhi and JSIEC colleagues. I am proud of you for such a tremendous accomplishment”, by Prof Clement CY Tham, our Chairman and S.H. Ho Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.

“This is tremendous achievement for a specialist hospital in operation only for 20 years!”, by Prof Calvin CP Pang, our S.H. Ho Research Professor of Visual Sciences and the Director of the JSIEC since 2012.

Congratulations!

We wish JSIEC every success in reaching new heights with fruitful accomplishments in all endeavours of ophthalmology and visual sciences in the years to come. We shall continue to work persistently with JSIEC colleagues.

REPUBLISHING TERMS

You may republish this article online or in print under our Creative Commons license. You may not edit or shorten the text, you must attribute the article to Aeon and you must include the author’s name in your republication.

If you have any questions, please email deptovs@cuhk.edu.hk

License

Creative Commons License Attribution-NonCommercialCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial
The Joint Shantou International Eye Center (JSIEC) is awarded Sanjia (Triple A) Hospital by The Health Commission of Guangdong Province