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Colombo, Sri Lanka, October 11, 2018: Today we announce the momentous occasion of celebrating 10 years of working with our dedicated partners in Sri Lanka from 2008-2018.

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Geneva, Switzerland, 5 October 2018: A study published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization has found that while school eye health programs can reduce vision impairment in children in low- and middle-income countries, programs need policy-based support to be sustainable and effective.

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Mwanza, Lake Zone, Tanzania, 20 September, 2018: Recent celebrations launched a new eye care project which will bring free eye services to more than 20,000 people in the Lake Zone.

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Sydney, Australia, 15 September, 2018: May’s unfaltering ability to engage with learners from all nationalities makes her an outstanding teacher and agent of change. She is, in my view, nothing less than a great eye health hero.

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Kampala, Uganda, 1 September 2018: Establishing a School of Optometry in Uganda took more than ten years of intense planning and negotiation, which almost ended in despair several times.

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1 August 2018, Sydney, Australia: We are pleased to announce the Australian Government has provided a further $2.5 million for retinal cameras and training.

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Sydney, Australia, 10 July 2018: Up to 80-90% of school leavers in East Asia are myopic, creating a booming demand for services and treatment across the region.

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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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