Gender Equity

Durban, South Africa, 12 May 2019: Each year the immense contribution that nurses make to global eye health is recognised on International Nurses Day, this year we celebrated Petronella Nichols, MBA, Africa Regional Director, Brien Holden Vision Institute Foundation, who started her professional career as a registered nurse. Here is her inspirational story...

Social Enterprise for Sight, is a project designed to address gender inequity and the challenges of a huge unmet need for eye care services at a community level.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 15 October 2015:  One year ago, September 2014 heralded a historic moment for Vietnam’s education and eye health sectors with the opening of Vietnam’s first optometry program at the Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine in Ho Chi Minh City.

Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 10 April 2015: Phnom Penh advocate for women, Ms Samoun, is known for her dedication enabling others through health and education in underprivileged areas of Cambodia’s capital.

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