This is how we're fighting disease with water

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 08/10/19

Trachoma is one of this and the oldest known diseases and leading infectious cause of blindness in the world. The Fred Hollows Foundation spoke with Dr Wondu Alemayehu, its technical advisor in Ethiopia, to find out how water is related to outbreak of trachoma.

Trachoma on track to be eliminated worldwide

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 03/07/19

International development organisation The Fred Hollows Foundation has welcomed news that trachoma, the leading infectious cause of blindness, has reduced across the world by 91 per cent since 2002.

The Fred Hollows Foundation delivers strong results in 2018

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 30/05/19

In 2018 because of you and donors from all over the world, The Fred Hollows Foundation was able to make great progress in ending avoidable blindness and changing lives in the more than 25 countries where we work.

The Fred Hollows Humanity Award recognises Primary Students who give back to the community

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

Students help cut hair for the elderly people, care for a student with a disability and recycle unused food

Goodman’s Magic Mile 2019 restores sight in Western China

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 25/02/19

The Fred Hollows Foundation is proud to be the beneficiary of the Goodman Magic Mile Charity Ramp Run again this year.

Why is blindness a gender issue?

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 20/02/19

People often say health conditions don’t discriminate. But that’s not true of blindness, which is most certainly a gender issue. An estimated 36 million people in the world are blind and 55% are women.

Local celebrities Care for Eye Care on World Sight Day

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 02/10/18

To raise awareness about avoidable blindness on World Sight Day 2018, snooker champion Ng On-yee, singer Andy Leung, actress Cecilia So and professional boxer Rex Tso support The Fred Hollows Foundation by championing the values of its work in Facebook videos.

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

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 18/07/18

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.

Celebrating Eye Care Day in China

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 06/06/18

The Fred Hollows Foundation delivers strong results in 2017

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 24/05/18