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04 Apr

Every child should have an eye exam, but millions don’t have access to the glasses they need

A new global campaign is helping to ensure that every child, everywhere, has access to the eye care they need.  Read more →

07 Dec

Partnership boosts eye resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce

Edith Cowan University’s Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet has formed a partnership with The Fred Hollows Foundation to further develop and expand the eye health information on the HealthInfoNet web resource.  Read more →

11 Nov

Inspirational story brings support to others living with Diabetic Macular Oedema (DME)

Diabetic Macular Oedema Xplained is a free, innovative resource aimed at explaining complicated disease information to patients and their families through storytelling. It follows the journey of a real patient and breaks down what Diabetic Macular Oedema (DME) is, explains risk factors, treatment options, as well as side effects and psychological issues. Read more →

04 Oct

Major League Baseball Players Trust and Our Children’s Vision Take Aim at Avoidable Blindness

Former Major Leaguers and Indiana Natives LaTroy Hawkins & Kenny Lofton to Host Free Vision Screenings in Gary, IN on World Sight Day Read more →

15 Dec

1 in 2 Australians affected by eye problems - higher for Indigenous Australians

More than half (54%) of all Australians report having at least one long-term eye health condition, with nearly half the population wearing glasses or contact lenses, according to data released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). Read more →

26 Aug

Eyes on the ball for outback vision

The Western Australian Government has contributed about $4 million to take an eye health clinic on the road to parts of remote and regional Western Australia. Read more →

01 Jul

JulEYE is about saving sight now and into the future

Imagine missing the big moments in your life. Get your eyes tested this JulEYE!  Read more →

30 Apr

Vision 2020 Australia urges Government not to lose focus on aid commitment

Vision 2020 Australia is urging the Australian Government to stay focussed on finishing the job of eliminating avoidable blindness in the region, in light of recent cuts and potential further slashing of aid in the upcoming Federal Budget. Read more →

18 Aug

Amanda Vanstone visits Cambodia

The new Chair of Vision 2020 Australia, Amanda Vanstone, has kicked off an eye health and vision care orientation program with a trip to Cambodia. Read more →

19 Mar

Praise from parliamentarian for sector event

Andrew Laming MP, co-chair of the Parliamentary Friends Group for Eye Health and Vision Care, praised the sector for turning the spotlight on vision impairment and blindness.  Read more →

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