On International Day of People with Disability, Courtney Saville celebrates disability as a natural element of human diversity.
Global Policy and Programs Coordinator Courtney Saville blogs about how avoidable and treatable blindness impacts human rights issues facing women and girls in the Indian Ocean-Asia Pacific region.
Just last week, the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee released a report from the Inquiry into Australia’s overseas aid and development assistance program. Here is a brief overview and analysis for the eye health sector.
Programs of the Vision 2020 Australia Global Consortium are having a profound impact on the lives of people living in Asia and the Pacific. Through extensive planning and collaborative program implementation, Consortium programs are reducing levels of blindness, building local capacity, strengthening infrastructure, and encouraging local buy-in to ensure all efforts are sustainable for years to come.
Wednesday 17 July was the Australian Disability and Development Consortium’s (ADDC) Day of Action to campaign for the appointment of an Ambassador for Disability-Inclusive Development within AusAID.
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.
To be honest, I probably had an inkling that I needed glasses. Well, it had at least crossed my mind that it wouldn’t be a bad idea to get my eyes tested. But did I? The short answer is no.
Courtney Saville comments on her observations of the effectiveness of working in a Consortium model.