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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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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, 13 March 2017: Professor Brien Holden has been remembered for his contributions to Aboriginal eye health at a special ceremony at the Aboriginal Health College in Sydney.

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Kampala, Uganda, 15 December 2016: Recent celebrations mark the successful completion of an extensive child eye health program in Uganda...

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Karachi, Pakistan, 1 December 2016: A global grant funded by the Rotary Club of Liverpool in New South Wales, Australia will provide for female optometry students

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Anaheim, U.S., 11 November 2016: The American Academy of Optometry has announced the establishment of the Brien Holden Humanitarian Award to honor the memory and work of Professor Brien Holden

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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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