About Asia Cornea Society

Association of Eye Banks of Asia

The Association of Eye Banks of Asia (AEBA) is formed under the auspices of the Asia Cornea Society in January 2009 as a supranational networking organsiation to bring eye banks in the region together to provide for:

  • Co-operative efforts to enhance, regularize and unify eye banking standards and tissue procurement guidelines
  • Promote advocacy and educational support for eye donation programs specific to Asian cultures and religions
  • Assistance in further development of current eye banks in Asia, and establishment of new eye banks where they are most needed
  • Establishment of Centre of Excellence for eye banking education and training

Specific AEBA Objectives includes:

  • Establishment of an educational and networking AEBA website within the current Asia Cornea Society website
  • Formulation of Asian standards and guidelines in eye banking, accreditation and certification of member eye banks
  • Donor exchange initiatives to cope with elective and emergency demands in cornea tissues between Asian nations
  • Formal affiliations of eye banks throughout Asia and affiliations with other international organizations
  • Establishment of eye banking and cornea transplantation research programs within member Asian eye countries

Board of AEBA Council

Donald TAN Singapore President
Radhika Tandon India Vice-President
Ma Dominga PADILLA Philippines Vice-President
Fung-Rong HU Taiwan Honorary Secretary
Kohji NISHIDA Japan Honorary Treasurer
Lixin XIE China Council Member
Choun-Ki JOO Korea Council Member
Pham Ngoc Dong Vietnam Council Member

http://www.eyebankingasia.org/