To mark NAIDOC Week 2018 and this year's theme 'Because of Her, We Can!', Vision 2020 Australia is celebrating the roles and achievements of some of the incredible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women working in the eye health sector.
The federal budget, released on Tuesday night announced an ongoing funding package targeted at Preventive Health and Chronic Disease. Funding for the package comes in at $1.7 billion over the next four years.
Following the #Get2020 Conference in Sydney, Daniel Suggit from NACCHO guest blogs on taking a community-led approach to eliminating trachoma in Australia.
With the WHO Alliance for the Global Elimination of Trachoma by the year 2020 meeting in Sydney this week, Vision 2020 Australia talks to Professor Hugh Taylor AC on what we are doing to tackle trachoma in Australia.
It's not every day that you get to speak with the Governor-General and the Australian of the Year; shake hands with past Prime Ministers and meet some of Australia's most generous philanthropists; but on Monday that's exactly what I did!
Komal Ram, Regional Project Manager for the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) Western Pacific Region, blogs about her recent trip to Fiji where she visited and accompanied a surveillance team as part of the Pacific Elimination of Trachoma Program.
Georgia Savage of WaterAid Australia blogs about her time at the NGDO NTD Network Conference in Sydney, discussing ways to integrate water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) into the prevention and control of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs).