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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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Sydney, Australia, 1 May 2018: Registrations are open for the latest ‘Managing Myopia’ online course, conducted by Brien Holden Vision Institute Academy, commencing on June 12, 2018.

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Sydney, Australia, 27 April 2018: Brien Holden Vision Institute has received the Skeffington-Alexander Memorial Award from the Optometric Extension Program Foundation (OEP) at the International Congress of Behavioural Optometry in Sydney last night.

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Sydney, Australia, 12 April 2018: An update to the Brien Holden Vision Institute Myopia Calculator has added features that include an ‘ethnicity’ option and now made it available in Mandarin and Spanish.

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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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Mzuzu, Malawi, 6 April 2018: A follow up of Malawi's first optometry graduates has yielded important insights about the newly established optometry degree program at Mzuzu University.

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London, United Kingdom, 22 March 2018: Delegates at a recent House of Commons UK event have called for urgent resources to improve access to affordable eye care worldwide.

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Sydney, Australia, 20 March 2018: The federal member for Kingsford Smith, Matt Thistlethwaite MP, today launched a children’s book, ‘The Flying Optometrist’, which captures the adventures of an optometrist travelling to remote Australia

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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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