In July 2022, Eye Health Aotearoa held an event in parliament to promote the importance of eye health. The event launched a report prepared by Community Eye Health researchers describing the state of eye care services in Aotearoa New Zealand, commissioned by Eye Health Aotearoa and funded by Blind Low Vision New Zealand. Read the full story here.
Attendees at the Eye Health Aotearoa launch in July 2022: Hon Peeni Henare, Associate Minister of Health (Māori Health) ; Dr Liz Craig MP and Dr Elizabeth Kerekere, Co-chairs of the Parliamentary Friends of Eye Health; Renata Watene, Joint author of the “Eye care in Aotearoa New Zealand 2022” Report; Judy Small, Chair of the RNZFB Board, and Drew Keys from the IAPB; with Eye Health Aotearoa Trustees. Source: Eye Health Aotearoa
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