Workforce Development

Walgett, NSW, Australia, 5 September 2017: Today we offer tribute to our one and only Phyllis Dennis (right), a proud Gamilaraay woman, who was a dedicated nurse and Aboriginal Health Worker in New South Wales (NSW) for a large part of her life. . Sadly Phyllis passed away in a traffic accident on Friday 25th August...

Today, the Brien Holden Foundation celebrates the life of one of ours, Vincent Ang. A dedicated optometrist, Vincent regularly conducted Retinal Camera training on behalf of our Foundation.

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...

 Sydney, Australia, 23 March 2019: Today as we celebrate World Optometry Day, we encourage you to pause to reflect on the fact that optometry, as a profession, is very young in many global locations emerging more rapidly over the last 10 to 15 years.

Barcelona, Spain, 28 February 2019: “Eye health services are far too often a neglected part of child health interventions at the expense of a student’s potential,” said Hasan Minto, Global Programs Director at Our Children’s Vision and Chair of the IAPB’s working group on school eye health.

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