Monthly Ophthalmology service census, MOH


Since 2002, Ophthalmology service of MOH has been collecting annual census from all the 34 hospitals with ophthalmology departments. Data include essential service census and key performance indicators for ophthalmology service such as Number of out patient, in patient, and operation performed, detail data on cataract service, diabetic service, and all the subspecialty services such vitreoretinal, glaucoma, corneal, oculoplasty, paediatric ophthalmology, and optometry service. Department training records and prevention of blindness activities conducted were also being collected. These data have been utilized extensively for the planning division of MOH and hospitals. With the monthly on-line data entry, hospitals will be able to view the analysed data on a ‘real time basis’




To evaluate service output in all ophthalmology departments


To study trends in service output and service pattern


To get baseline and norm from services provided by MOH ophthalmology departments


To determine multi level performance indicators for centres which differ in strength of physical and human resources



All ophthalmology departments at MOH hospitals are required to participate in this monthly ophthalmology service census , either through monthly online data entry or by sending a hard copy to NED unit at

National Eye Database
C/O Clinical Research Centre
Level 4 Specialist Office
Hospital Selayang
Lebuhraya Kepong-Selayang
68100 Batu Caves
Tel: 03-6136 7788 ext 4169
Fax: 03-6120 7564


1. Ophthalmology Service Census 2002 ~ 2007 Report

Downloadable Data Collection Form

1. Monthly Ophthalmology Service Census, MOH (2007 - 2008)

2. Monthly Ophthalmology Service Census, MOH (2009 onwards)

3. Monthly Ophthalmology Service Census, MOH (2016 onwards)



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is a disease clinical database, designed as a prospective, ongoing systematic collection of data pertaining to specific visual threatening eye diseases, such as cataract, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, contact lens related corneal ulcer, and outcome of cataract surgery.