Volunteers

24 Jan

IDEAS Van and Essilor Vision Foundation team up for Indigenous eye health

Queensland’s IDEAS Van (Indigenous Diabetes Eyes and Screening) has teamed up with the Australian charity Essilor Vision Foundation in a unique collaboration aimed at improving the vision of the State’s regional and remote indigenous people. The IDEAS Van initiative closes the health gap for Indigenous and remote communities by providing a visiting service that gives access to first class specialist services in the familiar cultural surrounds of a Community Controlled Health Service, thus improving compliance and health outcomes. The initiative builds a...

28 Apr

Refugee screenings launch

The Foundation supports vision screenings at a number of community organisations focused on Indigenous peoples, refugees, migrants and citizens with mental illness. Alongside sourcing volunteer optometrists we also provide spectacles, as required. ...