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Sunnies for Sight

Welcome to 2014 and our continuing Say Eye campaign, which aims to increase public awareness of the global impact of uncorrected vision impairment and avoidable blindness. Sunnies for Sight - is part of this fun initiative aiming to encourage children to learn about their vision, eye care and how they can join the fight against these avoidable sight impairments.

It is a well known fact that healthy eyes and vision are a critical part of a child’s development. Sadly for every child with healthy vision, there are millions in developing communities who are needlessly blind or vision impaired simply because they don't have access to an eye examination and a pair of glasses.

For more than ten years, Sunnies for Sight has generated awareness about the importance of access to eye care worldwide and working towards ensuring every child has the care they need.

The idea is to offer communities online resources that can be used in schools to teach children about eyes and the importance of eye care for their whole community.

If you are in favour of children everywhere having access to vital eye care Say Eye by participating in Sunnies for Sight.

Learning resources include:

  • Lesson plans
  • Discussion questions
  • Games and activities

 

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Interested in more fun? Check out Myth Busters. There are myths about on how we can correct our eyesight or reverse vision problems. Your students will love busting some of the world’s most mystifying vision remedies. Contact us to order free copies.

To keep up to date with our activities and progress made in the fight against avoidable blindness sign up to our eNewsletter.

Sunnies for Sight is an initiative of the Brien Holden Vision Institute, Public Health Division (formerly the International Centre for Eyecare Education (ICEE).

Location

  • Global Head Office
    Level 4 North Wing
    Rupert Myers Building
    Gate 14 Barker Street,
    University of New South Wales
    Sydney NSW 2052
  • +61 2 9385 7516

  • Africa Head Office
    172 Umbilo Road
    Durban 4001
    South Africa
  • +27 31 202 3811

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