Australia: Funding secured for national survey

July 17th, 2014 posted by IAPB in Australia, Blog

Australia’s federal government has announced AUD 1.126 million in funding for a major survey that will map the prevalence of eye conditions nationally. “This is a huge boost for Australia’s eye health and will give us the evidence we need to tackle blindness and vision impairment more effectively,” said Jennifer Gersbeck, CEO of Vision 2020…Continue reading: Australia: Funding secured for national survey »

Viet Nam: Priorities for Universal Eye Health

July 2nd, 2014 posted by IAPB in Blog, Universal Eye Health, Vietnam, Workshops

IAPB facilitated a national workshop in Hanoi on 27 June 2014 to discuss and priorities for achieving universal eye care in Vietnam. Representatives from CBM, Helen Keller International, Orbis, Brien Holden Vision Institute, Eye Care Foundation and the Fred Hollows Foundation attended the workshop, along with staff from the World Health Organisation and the Vietnam…Continue reading: Viet Nam: Priorities for Universal Eye Health »