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Vision Impact Institute Urges Legislators to Prioritize Good Vision to Improve Road Safety

(February 4, 2019) The Vision Impact Institute is urging Indian lawmakers and advocates to continue their commitment to creating safer roads by prioritizing good vision on the road during this Road Safety Week and beyond.

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Vision Impact Institute Joins Vision 2020 and Other Leading Vision and Eye Health Groups to Issue call to Action for the Year 2020

(January 23, 2019) The Vision Impact Institute is one of 27 leading national vision and eye health organizations to sign a formal letter to Jerome M. Adams M.D., U.S. Surgeon General, to help lead the charge to improve vision programs and access to care in the US for the year 2020.

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Vision Impact Institute Expands Team to Support Advocacy Efforts in Africa and Europe

(December 19, 2018) The Vision Impact Institute is expanding its vision advocacy efforts in Africa and Europe with the announcement of Eva Lazuka-Nicoulaud as Director, Europe and Africa, who will be based in Paris.

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New Jersey Senate Education Committee Passes Bill Requiring Eye Exams for All Children Before Kindergarten

(December 11, 2018) The New Jersey Legislature's Senate Education Committee has officially passed SB 2804, a bill directing the State Board of Education to require children aged 6 and under who are entering public schools or Head Start Programs for the first time to have a comprehensive eye examination completed by an optometrist or ophthalmologist by January 1 of their initial year of enrollment.

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Vision Impact Institute and African Council of Optometry Support Efforts to Include Vision at 1st African Road Safety Forum

(November 13, 2018) Today the Vision Impact Institute, a nonprofit supported by Essilor’s Vision for Life Fund, and The African Council of Optometry (AFCO) applauded the industry’s efforts to include vision in the road safety conversation at the 1st African Road Safety Forum

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