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Rotary grant in Pakistan pushes gender equity for optometry

Karachi, Pakistan, 1 December 2016: A global grant funded by the Rotary Club of Liverpool in New South Wales, Australia will provide…
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One million children in Shanghai myopia study

Shanghai, China, 30 November 2016: A survey of almost 1 million children in Shanghai is one the latest initiatives in China to…
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Lipid supplements - how well do they work?

Sydney, Australia, 18 November 2016: Tear lipid sprays and drops are some of the products developed to enhance comfort with contact lenses.…
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Eye examination can detect diabetes and prevent impaired vision and blindness

Sydney, Australia, 17 November 2016: Member of Federal Parliament, Matt Thistlethwaite, has taken the World Diabetes Day message ‘Eyes on diabetes’ seriously...
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Academy Establishes New Brien Holden Humanitarian Award

Anaheim, U.S., 11 November 2016: The American Academy of Optometry has announced the establishment of the Brien Holden Humanitarian Award to honor…
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Kovin Naidoo recognised for public health impact

Anaheim, U.S., 10 November 2016: Professor Kovin Naidoo has received the Henry B. Peters Memorial Award from the American Academy of Optometry
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TEDx talk - Let my people see

Sydney, Australia, 7 November 2016: A recent TEDx talk by Professor Kovin Naidoo at the Johannesburg Salon highlights the link between vision…
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‘Stronger Together’ – Our commitment continues

Sydney, Australia, 29 October 2016: The four years since the last General Assembly seems to have flown by in a blink of…
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New report on myopia and high myopia released

Durban, South Africa, 28 October 2016: A new report on myopia and high myopia, the result of a joint World Health Organization…
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World Sight Day celebrates giving sight to 160,000 people

Johannesburg, South Africa, 13 October, 2016: Giving Sight to Gauteng, a new eye care program in South Africa will target to areas…
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