Vision Initiative Manger Dee Tumino reflects on the four years since the Vision Initiative changed its approach to eye health promotion in Victoria.
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Today kicks of Adult Learners’ Week #ALW2016. David Simmonds, a client and Business Development and Advocacy Manager at Guide Dogs Victoria, shares with us the process of learning to navigate with I.D Cane and a Long Cane, using intuition and tuning into different environmental sounds.
Paralympian Dr Jessica Gallagher is currently in Italy preparing for Rio, she shares her ambition of being the first Australian athlete to medal at a Summer and Winter Paralympics or Olympics and the steps she has taken to pursue her goal, including finding the perfect sport, the perfect pilot and the perfect training regime.
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.
Ophthalmologist Dr Geoffrey Wabulembo brings a wealth of knowledge to the eye health and vision care sector in PNG
Ugandan ophthalmologist Geoffrey Wabulembo writes about his extensive career worldwide and how ophthalmology training in Papua New Guinea can be improved going forward.
Vision 2020 Australia’s Year 10 work experience student, Leah Sidhu, shares her family’s experience with vision loss that inspired her to find out more about the eye health and vision care sector.
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.
The new Emergency Department at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital aims to be a calming space for patients, staff and volunteers. Rachel Furolo recently visited the hospital in East Melbourne to see the newly launched Emergency Department in action.
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.
Following the #Get2020 Conference in Sydney, Daniel Suggit from NACCHO guest blogs on taking a community-led approach to eliminating trachoma in Australia.
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