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The insider's guide to completing Fred's Big Run

By Tessa Bell | Posted 17/08/21

Taking part in a charity fitness challenge like Fred’s Big Run is a great way to not only to raise money for a worthy cause, but also to stay active and build your endurance. Here’s your guide to completing your Fred’s Big Run successfully and forming a solid fitness regime in the process.

Importance of restoring sight: beyond eye health

By Brandon Ah Tong | Posted 11/08/21

The impact of restoring sight and treating avoidable blindness and vision loss extends beyond eye health. Improving eye health is a human development issue; education, work opportunities, and quality of life are directly related to eye health.

First Nations leadership critical to the vaccine roll out

By Jaki Adams | Posted 16/07/21

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health leaders and organisations are credited with leading an extraordinary COVID-19 response in 2020. In response to the recent COVID-19 outbreaks across the country, these organisations have again gone into overdrive to help protect their communities.

6 virtual fundraising ideas

By Tessa Bell | Posted 16/07/21

Virtual fundraising is a great way to do something fun and meaningful, while interacting with people and raising money for your favourite charity – even in a pandemic.

What did we learn from our gender equity project in Nepal?

By Georgia Bath | Posted 30/06/21

Everyone should have the right to good eye health, and no one should be disadvantaged from accessing eye health services. The Fred Hollows Foundation works to address health inequities, including gender inequity because of the 1.1 billion people with vision loss, 55% are women.

Join Turia Pitt in Fred’s Big Run virtual event

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 30/06/21

Australian athlete and author Turia Pitt has joined The Fred Hollows Foundation as the ambassador for Fred’s Big Run, a virtual event in which participants walk or run at least 50km in August to raise funds for The Foundation.

What is crowdfunding?

By Tessa Bell | Posted 29/06/21

Crowdfunding is a type of online fundraising that is growing more and more popular. A fundraising platform, such as GoFundMe, is used by individuals, interest groups, businesses, and not-for-profit organisations to raise funds for a specific reason or cause.

10 ways to promote climate action and environmental sustainability in eye health

By Elise Moo | Posted 22/06/21

In order to address the growing impacts of climate change on eye health and improve environmental sustainability in the eye health sector, The Fred Hollows Foundation together with IAPB and the global eye health community is committed to reducing the environmental impact of our sight-restoring work.

How a Peruvian mountain trip took one eye specialist to the Australian outback

By Holly Brambley | Posted 03/06/21

From the time when Professor Fred Hollows himself was working to restore sight to remote outback communities in western NSW, a connection to the Outback Eye Service was formed and, today, that partnership lives through the work of Senior Orthoptist Ben Whitham.

How we are investing in the world's eye health workforce

By Ryan Hamilton | Posted 28/05/21

There is a critical shortage of eye health workers globally. And there are 43.3 million people living with blindness right now. This number is expected to grow to 61 million by 2050. Building the global eye health workforce is instrumental in ending avoidable blindness.

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