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The Foundation's response to COVID-19: A panel discussion with global eye health heroes

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 19/05/21

On May 13 2021, The Fred Hollows Foundation hosted a virtual panel discussion on our efforts to restore sight during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our expert international panel answered questions on how COVID-19 has impacted The Foundation’s programs and resources.

From kangaroo tails to patient's eyes: The story of Cathy's nursing dream

By Holly Brambley | Posted 12/05/21

Becoming a nurse was always Cathy's dream and it eventually took her to working as a nurse in remote communities.

What is In-Memory Giving?

By Tessa Bell | Posted 11/05/21

In-memory giving is a generous way to honour a loved one passing away, where you make a donation to a charity in their memory. In-memory giving is increasingly popular. In this article, you’ll find all the information you need to make a donation in-memory of your loved one.

Postcard from Kenya: Restoring sight to the most vulnerable

By Mark Maina | Posted 05/05/21

Restoring sight in Kenya goes beyond good eye health. In fact it is life-changing and at times life-saving, because life is hard for people who are living with blindness in Kenya. Read on for more.

Indigenous Voice to Parliament key to accelerating social justice reform

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 03/05/21

The Fred Hollows Foundation, ANTaR National, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, the Diversity Council Australia and Associate Professor Kris Rallah-Baker are calling for the government to commit to a constitutionally enshrined First Nations Voice to Parliament.

Philanthropy can stop preventable blindness that’s costing billions

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 30/04/21

A new Lancet Global Health report has found that preventable vision loss and blindness cost the global economy $530 billion in 2020 due to lost employment. This shows that the impact of restoring sight goes beyond eye health.

Climate emergency declared by Global Sight Alliance

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 22/04/21

The Fred Hollows Foundation today joined a global call to improve environmental sustainability in eye health. Read on to discover more.

10 Fred Hollows quotes: What makes a good doctor

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 16/04/21

Fred Hollows was an ophthalmologist by profession but his sight-restoring work went beyond caring for people’s eyes. Read 10 quotes from Fred that capture his view on how medicine is more than just a job.

10 inspiring Fred Hollows quotes: How to be a good human

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 15/04/21

Fred Hollows is considered an Australian icon because of his sight-restoring work across the world. But Fred was always humble, considering himself to be an ordinary person who spoke up when he saw something unjust or wrong. Here are 10 quotes from Fred that will inspire you to take action.

10 ways to give meaningful gifts: Support The Fred Hollows Foundation

By Latika Mani | Posted 13/04/21

Following in the footsteps of Professor Fred Hollows, The Foundation has restored sight to millions of people in some of the most vulnerable communities around the world. We’re able to do this because of the meaningful gifts everyday Australians give us, allowing us to carry on Fred’s vision.

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