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Q&A with Ana Radis, RIDBC Early Learning Program Coordinator (Vision Impairment), on the NDIS

Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) Early Learning Program Coordinator (Vision Impairment), Ana Radis, takes a moment to talk to us about her experience with the NDIS and how it will affect the lives of people who are blind or vision impaired.

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

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.

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40 years on from the launch of the National Trachoma and Eye Health Program

This year marks the fortieth anniversary of the start of the National Trachoma and Eye Health Program. The program, run by the Royal Australian College of Ophthalmology, set out to eliminate trachoma and other eye conditions in rural and remote communities and, for the first time, record the status of eye health in rural Australia. Gabi Hollows describes the ambitious project and her recent visit to the Oromia region in Ethiopia.  

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