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New research confirms vision impairment affects 20% of the world’s population

Sydney, Australia, 3 August 2017: New global estimates of the number of people blind and vision impaired have just been published including…
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First national Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness survey in PNG

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 2 August, 2017: A great outcome has been achieved for the future of eye health of Papua…
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Memorandum of Agreement signed for Haiti School of Optometry

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…
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The Past Guiding the Future Two Years On

Sydney, Australia, 28 July 2017: Two years on Professor Kovin Naidoo, CEO, Brien Holden Vision Institute reflects on the time passed since…
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Academy names Ellis Potter as inaugural Brien Holden Humanitarian Award winner

Sydney, Australia, 24 July 2017: We are pleased to congratulate Dr Ellis Potter as the inaugural recipient of the American Academy of…
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Collaborative opportunities for ocular comfort

Sydney, Australia, 10 July 2017: Brien Holden Vision Institute and CCLR based at the University of Waterloo recently came together in Sydney…
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Brien Holden Vision Institute invited to partner Eye Sight Day event in China

Sydney, Australia, 10 July 2017: Dr Kah Ooi Tan, CEO of Brien Holden Vision Institute in China has been invited as a…
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Academy award for optometry school development to Luigi Bilotto

Orlando, United States, 7 July 2017: Luigi Bilotto has been announced as the 2017 recipient of the American Academy of Optometry-Essilor Award…
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Uganda celebrates four more years of increased eye health

Mubende, Uganda, 21 June 2017: Today marks the official launch of the new four year Mubende Comprehensive Eye Health project, targeting all…
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Time spent outdoors – how effective in myopia prevention and control?

Sydney, Australia, 7 June 2017: There are a lot of reasons to get our kids outside – fresh air, exercise, a growing…
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