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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 2 August, 2017: A great outcome has been achieved for the future of eye health of Papua New Guinea. Executed collaboratively, the first national research survey on eye health was recently completed...

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Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 1 August, 2017: There are currently only three optometrists and 58 ophthalmologists (six in the public sector) to serve Haiti's population of 10 million people...

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Sydney, Australia, 28 July 2017: Two years on Professor Kovin Naidoo, CEO, Brien Holden Vision Institute reflects on the time passed since the unexpected loss of his friend and colleague. “Following the sudden passing of a founder like Brien...

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Sydney, Australia, 10 July 2017: Dr Kah Ooi Tan, CEO of Brien Holden Vision Institute in China has been invited as a key partner for this event.

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Mubende, Uganda, 21 June 2017: Today marks the official launch of the new four year Mubende Comprehensive Eye Health project, targeting all age groups within society, following on from the successful completion of the East Africa Child Eye Health program.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1 May 2017: Professor Kovin Naidoo has received the distinguished Prevention of Blindness (POB) Shield Lecture award at the recent Saudi Ophthalmology 2017 conference for his continuing work in preventative ophthalmology...

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Sydney, Australia, 26 April, 2017: Government to fund a national program providing eye health testing equipment, and also training and support for the Indigenous health services using the equipment, in more than 100 sites across Australia.

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Mzuzu, Malawi, Africa, 29 March 2017: Optometry as a profession is very young in Malawi, emerging slowly over the last five years. Today spirits are high in Mzuzu as ten new optometrists graduate.

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Sydney, Australia, 23 March 2017: You may have seen the stories in the news – the prevalence of myopia is growing across the world. A predicted 50% of the global population will have myopia by 2050...

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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 8 March 2017: This year as we lean in and support the global celebrations of International Women’s Day, we are excited to announce the launch of our new Gender Equity in Eye Health course.

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