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Tackling Trachoma on World Sight Day

As featured in Partyline's December 2015 issue, pages 39 - 40.

The blind can now type

Featured in the Solomon Star on 1 December 2015.

Making progress in closing the gap in Indigenous eye health

The work of the IEHU is supported by Aspen Medical through the Aspen Foundation. The Foundation’s mission is to significantly reduce or eradicate key illnesses in the Australian community.

Foundation to support documentary about those living with Rheumatic Heart Disease

The Aspen Foundation has joined the quest to rid the world of Rheumatic Heart Disease by supporting the Take Heart project. 

Scholarship to fast track Aboriginal Health Practitioners towards becoming Registered Nurses launched

The Aspen Foundation has announced a scholarship program aimed at fast tracking Aboriginal Health Practitioners towards becoming Registered Nurses. 

Free online eye health training modules

The first Australian free online training resources on eye health and diabetes was launched on 28 May 2014 in Alice Springs.

Eradicating Trachoma in the Indigenous population

In 2009 the Aspen Foundation partnered with the University of Melbourne’s Indigenous Eye Health Unit led by Professor Hugh Taylor and the Christian Blind Mission, to eradicate Trachoma in the Indigenous population.