Indigenous eye health improves but still there is a gap


With Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples experiencing six times more blindness than other Australians, a roadmap to improve vision among Australia’s Indigenous population was launched in 2012.

A new report reveals progress is being made with strong support from the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health sector.

But according to researchers, more needs to be done as the government faces calls to increase funding to ensure Indigenous Australians are able to access equal treatment.

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Monday, November 11 2019
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Featured in storyHugh Taylor - Professor of Indigenous Eye Health at the University of Melbourne

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