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Organisation: PNG Prevention of Blindness Committee

45 Years of Independence: Success in Papua New Guinea

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Organisation: PNG Prevention of Blindness Committee

Dr Jambi Garap, Senior Lecturer in Ophthalmology, University of Papua New Guinea/Chair National Prevention of Blindness Committee/Eye Health Hero 2016 September 16, 2020 marks 45 years since Papua New Guinea gained independence from Australia. Much has been written about PNG’s successes and our struggles over the past four and a half decades – I have…

Farewell Marleen!

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Organisation: PNG Prevention of Blindness Committee

The members of the Papua New Guinea National Prevention of Blindness Committee gathered In Port Moresby recently to say farewell to Marleen Nelisse of the Fred Hollows Foundation, New Zealand. Marleen lived in PNG from 2011 for two-and-a-half years and then moved on to become Programme Director at Auckland Head Office. From the beginning of…