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Q&A with Damian Facciolo

Q&A with Damian Facciolo

Damian Facciolo

Damian Facciolo talks about his work with the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) and the challenges of managing eye health and the impact of the rise of chronic diseases like diabetes in the region.   Read more →

Making connections: Cambodia and Vietnam

Making connections: Cambodia and Vietnam

Damian Facciolo

Connect: a simple word, but a very valuable concept in the context of a three-country development project being delivered at multiple locations and with different priorities. Read more →

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Damian Facciolo

Damian Facciolo

Damian Facciolo is Regional Program Manager for the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), supporting countries to develop national plans and increase resources for eye health across the Western Pacific. Damian trained as a journalist, has a Master ofDevelopment Studies and has worked in Thailand, Vietnam and Australia on health, environment and child protection policy. Damian is chair of Diaspora Action Australia and is a fellow of the Asialink Leaders Program and the Australia-ASEAN Emerging Leaders Program.