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Posted on December 14, 2020

  Earlier this year, we discussed the importance of the Systematic Review to vision research. This month we asked Pirindha Govender, to give us her perspective from the standpoint of a researcher who has been deeply involved in the process. VII: How does the Systematic Review (SR) fit into the research landscape? PG: Traditionally, one […]

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Posted on December 07, 2020

At the end of 2019, I was invited to contribute to an article for INVISION Magazine on the topic of 2020 vision trends. In the article, I offered the thought that “vision health will become part of the wider public health conversation.” Who would have known that just after I made that seemingly innocuous prediction, our […]

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Posted on November 11, 2020

We are undoubtedly experiencing challenging times across the globe. With the daily demands of our lives and the current state of the world, we may feel powerless to face our circumstances – especially when it comes to our children. While in many cases, we truly do not have control, two recent reminders have enlightened my […]

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Posted on November 02, 2020

On World Sight Day (October 8), Kenya’s The Standard and The Star announced that the Kenyan Ministry of Health will launch the National Strategic Plan for Eye Health 2020 – 2025 to improve and scale up delivery of eye care services in the country over the next five years. In Kenya, 250,000 of the 7.5 […]

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Posted on October 30, 2020

In vision care, as in so many other public health areas, a one-size-fits-all approach is not always an effective way to identify who needs a health intervention and what that intervention should look like. New peer-reviewed research published in eClinicalMedicine shows how the Peek school eye health system can help service providers evaluate new ways […]

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Posted on October 07, 2020

When you get into a car, ride a motorcycle or bicycle, or take a walk, do you give thought to your vision health? In other words, do you think about how healthy y­­­­our eyes are at that exact moment or whether the bus driver next to you can see clearly? Perhaps you should.  According to […]

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