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Walgett, NSW, Australia, 5 September 2017: Today we offer tribute to our one and only Phyllis Dennis (right), a proud Gamilaraay woman, who was a dedicated nurse and Aboriginal Health Worker in New South Wales (NSW) for a large part of her life. . Sadly Phyllis passed away in a traffic accident on Friday 25th August...

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Sydney, Australia, 3 August 2017: New global estimates of the number of people blind and vision impaired have just been published including near vision figures. Vision impairment affects economic and educational opportunities, reduces quality of life and increases the risk of death.

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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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Sydney, Australia, 7 June 2017: Numerous studies have identified school age as a point when the progression of myopia increases dramatically in children.

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Sydney, Australia, 5 June 2016: Brien Holden Vision Institute Academy will launch its ‘Managing Myopia’ course for eye care practitioners on 20 June 2017.

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Guangzhou, China , 25 May 2017: The first Asia-Pacific Optometric Practice Forum 2017 was held this month in China. Brien Holden Vision Institute was instrumental in planning and organising the Forum with the main theme described as Optometric Development – Synergies in Asia-Pacific.

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