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Professor Brien Holden and Professor Serge Resnikoff have been announced as the recipients of two of the American Academy of Optometry's most prestigious awards to be conferred at AAO's annual meeting in November - click here.

Vision 2020 Australia

Australian-first survey gets green light to tackle blindness and vision impairment

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Review week provides African postgraduate students with much-needed support.


This 5 day Certificate course in community eye health management is designed to provide training in the application of management principles of Vision 2020 programmes. It is suitable for Vision 2020 coordinators and managers of district, regional and national programmes. 

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The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) developed “Smart Glasses” for people with low Vision, is now part of 10 ideas that will receive funding support of £200,000 from the Google Impact Challenge. 

If the project is voted by the public as one of the top two, £300,000 additional funding will enable International participation in the testing to get wider feedback before finalising designs and market plans. 


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