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Tribute to Author Peter Corris

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 30/08/18
The Fred Hollows Foundation pays tribute to author Peter Corris who has passed away. Mr Corris wrote more than 100 books including the autobiography of Fred Hollows.

Reaching the hardest-to-find patients

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 30/08/18
When The Fred Hollows Foundation started working in the Oromia region of Ethiopia in 2013 there were more than 180,000 people in urgent need of surgery for the blinding eye disease trachoma.

How school eye health programs are helping kids stay in school

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 18/07/18
Proper eye care and vision screening can help millions of children stay in school and thrive. The Fred Hollows Foundation’s Vietnam Child Eye Care Project is a prime example of the power of simple interventions on children’s lives.

100,000th trachoma surgery restores sight to 80-year-old Kemeru

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 16/07/18
Kemeru Abdela, an 80-year-old woman from East Hararghe district in Ethiopia, first discovered she had a problem with her eyes about 20 years ago.

Pfizer extends commitment to end trachoma

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 14/06/18
The Fred Hollows Foundation supports pharmaceutical giant Pfizer’s latest announcement.

Kenya: “people don’t really understand eye health”

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 28/05/18
Moses Orwe is an ophthalmic nurse at Homa Bay County Referral Hospital in Kenya’s southwest. The hospital sees an average of 75 patients a day, 10 of whom will need eye surgery. The Foundation spoke with Moses about his work in eye health and some interesting challenges he faces.

First treatments for blinding trachoma distributed in war-torn Yemen

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 14/05/18
Thousands of people living in remote corners of war-torn Yemen have for the first time received antibiotics to treat trachoma, the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness.

Commonwealth Leaders Commit to Bringing Vision to Everyone

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 23/04/18
Leading eye health charities and campaigners today applauded Commonwealth leaders for committing to take action towards achieving access to quality eye care for all Commonwealth citizens.

We're asking for Vision for the Commonwealth

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 13/04/18
Commonwealth countries in every region are taking resolute action to bring vision to all.

Hollows calls on Bishop to refute reported aid cuts to health

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 29/03/18
Calls on Julie Bishop to refute reports in Fairfax Media that the government is considering more cuts to Australian Aid.
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