IAPB Joins the Fred Hollows Foundation in soliciting responses for the ideas listed in this blog post - especially around creating a Working Group for IAPB members. If you are interested, or have anything to share, please write to email@example.com
In December 2013, The Fred Hollows Foundation launched its 2014-2018 Strategic Plan; which outlines what we will achieve in the next five years to realise our vision of a world in which no person is needlessly blind and Indigenous Australians exercise their right to good health.
As CEO, I have been very conscious of the need to make sure that our Strategic Plan does not just sit on the shelf, but is a document that is actively used to help us make important decisions about where we need to focus our efforts, activities and investments. Over the past two years, we have also invested heavily in improving the metrics by which we measure and report on our performance and progress.
As part of this work, The Foundation’s Board recently endorsed a series of ‘long term outcome indicators.’ These indicators aim to provide more clarity on the outcomes we are seeking to achieve through our Strategic Plan. We’ve been setting targets for our work and measuring ourselves against those for a long time, but recognised that statements in our Plan like ‘cataract is effectively managed’ could mean many things to many people. By articulating a clear set of outcome...Read More