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12 Nov

Diabetes surge hits every nation

Someone you know will have diabetes, but many people with diabetes don’t know they have it, according to the latest global Diabetes Atlas released for World Diabetes Day (14 November). Read more →

11 Nov

Medical Research Future Fund commits $13 million to eye research

The Australian Government has committed nearly $13 million from the Medical Research Future Fund to eye research projects this week. Read more →

28 Oct

Yalata and Australian Trachoma Alliance partner to eliminate trachoma

The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation is proud to be part of an alliance which has signed an agreement with Yalata community in South Australia to stamp out Trachoma – a leading cause of preventable blindness in a number of remote Aboriginal communities. Read more →

27 Oct

Legislation opens more doors for assistance dogs

People with disability will benefit from improved access and streamlined services after the passing of the Guide, Hearing and Assistance Dogs Amendment Bill in the Queensland State Parliament today. Read more →

20 Oct

New Grading Scales available to all optometrists

The Brien Holden Vision Institute has launched new Grading Scales, which provides optometrists with an easy to use consulting room guide for the monitoring of common contact lens complications. Read more →

16 Oct

Adelaide ophthalmologist takes out top honour in 2015 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards

Sight For All founding chairman, Dr James Muecke AM, was last night named the 2015 National Social Entrepreneur of the Year at a prestigious awards ceremony in Sydney. Read more →

16 Oct

Vote of confidence in aid organisations’ effectiveness welcomed

The peak body for Australia’s aid organisations today welcomes Labor’s vote of confidence in the effectiveness of aid programs run by our members. Read more →

15 Oct

Guide Dogs SA/NT CEO named SA's Telstra Business Woman

Kate Thiele, Chief Executive of Guide Dogs SA/NT has been named South Australia’s Telstra Business Woman of the Year. Read more →

09 Oct

IRIS joins call to action: Eye care for all

The Australian Society of Ophthalmologists is using the message of World Sight Day - Eye care for all - to remind the Federal Government of the valuable contribution its sight saving program IRIS was making to help close the gap on eye health services for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians before funding for it was cut. Read more →

08 Oct

Government urged to do more to end blindness on World Sight Day

The Fred Hollows Foundation today used the occasion of World Sight Day to highlight the critical contribution that Australian aid has made to ending avoidable blindness in our region. Read more →

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