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Posted on September 11, 2020

A guest blog by Jay Corless, Senior Director for Amplification and Campaigns, EYElliance This month, we’re pleased to feature EYElliance’s Jay Corless on the inclusion of eyeglasses into the assistive technology agenda and disabilities movement. The VII is a founding member of EYElliance. This blog is a complement to a recent podcast discussion on how […]

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Posted on September 03, 2020

Recently, the value of quality research has become an increasingly important topic of conversation. As the world continues to navigate a global pandemic, evidence surrounding its spread and symptoms, as well as the pathways toward a vaccine, we long for accurate data through which we will find effective solutions. While the novel coronavirus has us […]

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Posted on September 02, 2020

Over the last couple of months, the COVID-19 pandemic has had significant cost implications for global economies, education and public health systems. When confronted with an event that has so many competing priorities for limited resources, how should we make decisions to move vision care forward?  And, how can we ensure that our work continues […]

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Posted on August 07, 2020

As some parts of the world prepare to send children back into classrooms and others continue to debate the merits of distance learning following a global shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, my thoughts have often focused on this dilemma. The decisions we must make in the face of a pandemic are neither black nor […]

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Posted on August 06, 2020

As we continue to live through, and with, the Covid-19 pandemic, many aspects of our lives are uncertain, including going back to school. This school year may look very different from others. While some parents will choose to send their kids to school in person and others will prefer that learning happens online, some will […]

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Posted on July 30, 2020

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 address the immediacy of the moment. Is it possible, though, to take an approach that allows for the allocation of resources for other public health issues, […]

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