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Australia’s investment in a stronger region: Impacting lives through reducing avoidable blindness

Australia’s investment in a stronger region: Impacting lives through reducing avoidable blindness

Nami Nelson

Vision 2020 Australia's Global Strategy Manager Nami Nelson investigates how Australia's overseas development assistance produces substantial results that have influenced the lives of millions of people in our region through utilising Australian expertise and influence, investing in programs that demonstrate results and creating sustainable change. Read more →

East Asia Vision Program comes to an end

East Asia Vision Program comes to an end

Nami Nelson

The 29 February marked the official final day of activities for the three-year East Asia Vision Program (EAVP) funded under the Australian Government’s Avoidable Blindness Initiative (ABI) and implemented by the Vision 2020 Australia Global Consortium. Read more →

Eye health intervention is a savvy investment

Eye health intervention is a savvy investment

Jodie Bell

In the lead up to the Federal Government Budget next month, Vision 2020 Australia is asking the Australian Government to promote economic growth in the region by investing in eye health and vision care. Jodie Bell talks in more detail about what's inside the Vision 2020 Australia budget proposal. Read more →

RANZCO Fellows on the global stage

RANZCO Fellows on the global stage

Gerhard Schlenther

This week the cherry blossoms in Tokyo welcome Fellows of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) and other ophthalmologists from around the world for the opening of the World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC). Read more →

Vision 2020 Australia Global Consortium Pacific Reflections and Planning Workshop

Vision 2020 Australia Global Consortium Pacific Reflections and Planning Workshop

Courtney Saville

Naomi Thomson, Global Consortium Program Manager, and Courtney Saville, Global Advocacy Assistant at Vision 2020 Australia blog about the recent Pacific Reflections and Planning Workshop held in Suva, Fiji. Read more →

How do I ski given I am legally blind?

How do I ski given I am legally blind?

Dr Jessica Gallagher

One of the most common questions I am asked is how do I ski given I am legally blind? Well it’s not easy but with adaptive technology I am able to get down a mountain just like anyone else. Read more →

Effective working partnerships

Effective working partnerships

Courtney Saville

Courtney Saville comments on her observations of the effectiveness of working in a Consortium model. Read more →

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