Closing the gap on Indigenous eye health in sight

Image: Poster from the 'Check Today, See Tomorrow' campaign.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are more likely to contract vision loss from diabetes than non-Indigenous Australians. This is a health gap the Federal Government has committed to closing with the launch a campaign today called ‘Check Today, See Tomorrow’. The campaign is a consultative effort between Government, community groups and the Eye Health Institute in Melbourne.

Check today, see tomorrow

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Monday, November 23 2015
Produced By Eliza Berlage
Featured in storyFiona Nash, Assistant Health MinisterFaye Clarke, Diabetes Educator and Chairperson of the Ballarat and District Aboriginal Co-operative:aureate Professor Hugh Taylor, Harold Mitchell Chair, Indigenous Eye Health, Melbourne University

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