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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 8 March, 2016: Many lives in Papua New Guinea (PNG) will benefit from the opening of the Lions National Resource Centre for Eye Health on the University of PNG (UPNG) campus on March 9, 2016. 

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Sydney, Australia, 12 February 2016: Half the world’s population (nearly 5 billion) will be short-sighted (myopic) by 2050, with up to one-fifth of them (1 billion) at a significantly increased risk of blindness if current trends continue.

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Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria, 22 January 2016: Lasting achievements highlight the completion of a five year project which focused on drastically reducing the prevalence of blindness, eye disease and vision impairment in the Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

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Sydney, Australia, 3 November 2015: The commonest cause of vision impairment has been overlooked as a cause of disability. A recent publication in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization (WHO) highlights an important oversight in global eye care.

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Sydney, Australia, 8 October 2015: Up to 1 billion people could be at risk of blindness by the middle of the century if an emerging short-sightedness (myopia) epidemic is ignored say researchers at the Brien Holden Vision Institute.

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Sydney, Australia, 25 March 2015: Key scientists, researchers and clinical experts discussed the increasing prevalence, the vision, social and economic impact of myopia.

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