Read on Celebrating OCANZ’s first Aboriginal optometrist board member

Celebrating OCANZ’s first Aboriginal optometrist board member

As NAIDOC week celebrations continue, we profile Shannon Davies who is the first Aboriginal optometrist to be appointed to the Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand board, and who is thought to be the first Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander woman registered as an optometrist in Australia.

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Read on Global report calls for new definition of eye health as 1.1 billion have untreated vision impairment

Global report calls for new definition of eye health as 1.1 billion have untreated vision impairment

A report on global eye health calls for governments worldwide to adopt a new definition of eye health which includes maximised vision, ocular health, and functional ability, while recognising its contribution to overall health, wellbeing, social inclusion and quality of life.

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