By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 11/01/19
Dr Phetsamone Indara says everything with a beaming smile. “I can do that!”
By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 08/01/19
'Long John' Dewar is the resident artist at Nitmuluk (Katherine) Gorge. But having already lost the use of his right eye, Long John was faced with a daunting reality: the loss of vision in his left.
By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 16/11/18
The Fred Hollows Foundation has welcomed changes to the Electoral Legislation Amendment Bill and the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Bill, which passed the Senate last night.
By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 14/11/18
The Fred Hollows Foundation is bringing global attention to the emerging crisis of diabetic retinopathy (DR) through leading the Global DR Advocacy Initiative – a group of world leading diabetes and eye health experts including the World Health Organisation.
Ralph Dingul is a jack-of-all-trades. The 59-year-old from Roper River, Northern Territory, has had a varied career working as a boxer, a builder, and a court interpreter.
By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 03/10/18
In a garment factory in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, 23-year-old Mossamut Shopna Begum is complaining of headaches, watery eyes and blurred vision.
The Foundation has made waves on the surfing island of Siargao, southern Philippines. Local residents – from fisher-folk to surfers and older people – had their eyes checked at four eye screenings that were held across the island.
For Juliet Gileema, an ophthalmic nurse in Kenya’s Busia County, eye health is about more than just restoring people’s sight – it is about restoring their livelihood and dignity.
The Fred Hollows Foundation is joining forces with one of Australia’s most iconic landmarks, Eureka Tower, to invite people to ‘step up for sight’ by taking on the 11th annual Eureka Stair Climb.
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.