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  • Eye to future as the Western Pacific endorses regional eye health plan

    The World Health Organization’s Western Pacific representatives have thrown their support behind a draft action plan to make eye health and avoidable blindness a higher priority. Delegates at a conference in the Philippines say eye care needs to be a key part of any public health agenda. More than 10 million people in the region are blind and up to 90 million suffer from visual impairment.

  • Australia commits to treating avoidable blindness in the Pacific

    The Foundation welcomes the Australian Government's renewed commitment to treating avoidable blindness in the Pacific.   The announcement was made today by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Bob Carr, and Minister for International Development, Melissa Parke.     Media Release   AUSTRALIA COMMITS TO TREATING AVOIDABLE BLINDNESS IN THE PACIFIC

  • Slideshow: A year in pictures

    In this photo slideshow we bring together some amazing pictures of our sight restoring work around the world. Captured by some of Australia's best-known photographers, these images represent the many thousands of people our supporters helped last year. > View slideshow > Find out more about our sight restoring work around the world.

  • Photographers

    A number of professional photographers allow us to use their remarkable images on this website and in our promotional and educational materials. We thank them for supporting The Fred Hollows Foundation. You can read about each of these photographers below…

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