Author: Prof Hugh Taylor

140 Countries Represented at WOC2018

Just before sitting down to write this post for the IAPB Blog, I learned that 140 countries will now be represented at the 36th World Ophthalmology Congress® (WOC2018) of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) that will take place 16–19 June in Barcelona, Spain. With more delegates registering every day, my excitement continues to increase…

Closing the gap in Indigenous Eye Health in Australia

On International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples Prof Hugh Taylor writes about his work with Indigenous Eye Health in Australia. Background I first started working on trachoma and issues around the eye health of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Islander people as a young ophthalmologist in 1976 when I worked as the assistant director of the National…