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Girls’ Access to Vision Care Can Impact Generations



Poor vision affects women and girls to a greater degree than men and boys. Research suggests that 55% of people with vision loss are women and girls. While access...

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Myopia Management is Key to a Future of Good Vision for Children



This month, we dive deep into the topic of myopia management with Dr. Monica Jong, Executive Director of the International Myopia Institute (IMI). The IMI is the global expert...

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This platform is a research hub, resource center and meeting place for the vision community. On our blog, we’ll bring new the latest information about the Institute and alert you...

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Advocacy: The Change-Catalyst for Myopia



In an article I wrote a couple of years ago about tackling the myopia epidemic, I missed one key insight. Struck by the record-breaking trends predicting that half of...

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Why Vision Health Advocacy Matters for Children’s Education in the Americas



The unprecedented changes in global health that we have all experienced over the past year have broadly revealed health inequities, making it even more necessary to advocate for better...

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Ezell Fellowship Winner Combines Passion for Vision Care with Public Health



Afua Asare sees the big picture when it comes to ensuring good vision for all. Through her research, she is investigating how vision care fits into the broader public...

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Can Good Vision be a Catalyst For a More Equitable World?



Earlier this month we celebrated International Women’s Day. The theme, Balance for Better, highlights the importance of including women in the conversation about their wellbeing – health, education, economic opportunities,...

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Tackling Vision Care in a Resource-Limited World



As the world experiences various stages of the Covid-19 pandemic, focus on other public health issues, including vision, is reduced. This is understandable as we must save lives and...

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The Cost of Myopia: An Interview with Dr. Kovin Naidoo



Over the last couple of months we’ve been highlighting the myopia epidemic and have received valuable feedback through our social media channels. What stood out to me are the comments...

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Why Eye Health Needs to be Integrated Into Health Care

Earlier this year the Vision Impact Institute chose to join and support the efforts of the European Coalition for Vision (ECV), which is doing a great job raising the profile...

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