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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 →

Countries unite to reduce avoidable blindness and vision impairment

Countries unite to reduce avoidable blindness and vision impairment

Jennifer Gersbeck

What a month May has been for global eye health! Not only have we had the new Global Action Plan adopted at the World Health Assembly but large steps have also been taken towards the development of the draft Regional Action Plan. Read more →

The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust in Australia launch

The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust in Australia launch

Jennifer Gersbeck

It's not every day that you get to speak with the Governor-General and the Australian of the Year; shake hands with past Prime Ministers and meet some of Australia's most generous philanthropists; but on Monday that's exactly what I did! Read more →

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