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New York, U.S., 24 May 2018: Professor Kovin Naidoo, CEO of Brien Holden Vision Institute, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters by the State University of New York (SUNY) today.

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Sydney, Australia, 10 May 2018: Myopia (short- or near-sightedness) is becoming a major public health crisis of our time and it’s already having an impact on young Australians

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People in Bangladesh have one of the poorest levels of access to spectacles in the world according to a recent study.

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Health promotion in schools is an effective way to transfer knowledge to children and could potentially improve eye care outcomes, according to a recent study in Vietnam.

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Port au Prince, Haiti, April 13, 2018: Today we celebrate the momentous occasion of opening the first optometry school in Haiti. The initial 19 students are the pioneers of their profession for Haiti...

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Mali, Africa, 1 March 2018: Drissa Coulibaly is one of a kind. He is one of the initial graduating Optometric Technicians from the first intake of students enrolled in the inaugural school of optometry at the Institut Ophtalmologique Tropical d'Afrique in Mali...

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Gauteng, South Africa, 8  February, 2018: Today marks the celebration of increased eye health services in Gauteng, already providing eye care for nearly half a million people in the last four years.

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Sydney, Australia, 30 January 2018: The Global Board of Optometry Giving Sight announced today that it will merge its operations into the Brien Holden Vision Institute Foundation.

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Sydney, Australia, 13 October 2017: The Eye-Inspire series brings the inspiration and scientific stimuli that has propelled forward some of the brightest minds in eye health. Professor Kovin Naidoo is one of those minds, hear his interview...

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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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