ANZEF Cape to Cape Trek 2023

ANZEF Cape to Cape Trek 2023 Recap The ANZEF Cape to Cape Trek 2023 took place along the stunning Cape to Cape Track in Western Australia’s Margaret River region, just after RANZCO Perth Congress. Thank you to all who participated and donated! The funds raised will go to projects to advance ophthalmic education and eye […]

The Value of Whakawhanaungatanga

The Value of Whakawhanaungatanga One of the aims from RANZCO’s Te Tiriti o Waitangi Action Plan and Pasifika Eye Health Action Plan is to improve Māori and Pasifika representation within the ophthalmology workforce. On Saturday 25 November, the RANZCO Māori and Pasifika Eye Health Committee (MPEHC) ran a mentoring day in Auckland for medical students […]

Western Murrumbidgee LHD Indigenous Eye Care Project

ANZEF Grant Round 2023 Recipient Project Western Murrumbidgee LHD Indigenous Eye Care Project Led by A/Prof Geoffrey Painter, Dr Dominic McCall and Mrs Kerrie Legg, Foresight Australia – AU$35,000 In the Western Murrumbidgee region of New South Wales, home to the Wiradjuri people, there is a significant Indigenous population, making up 5.8% of the Local […]

Expansion of support for Global Eye Health Workshop speakers at RANZCO Congress

ANZEF Grant Round 2023 Recipient Project Expansion of support for Global Eye Health Workshop speakers at RANZCO Congress Led by Prof Mark Radford, Queensland Eye Institute – AU$50,000 Annually at Congress, RANZCO co-hosts a Global Eye Health Workshop, with expert speakers invited from across the Asia-Pacific region. The Workshop facilitates interaction and learning exchanges between […]

Lions InReach Vision: improving eye care for Indigenous Australians, Refugees, and Asylum Seekers in Perth’s Metropolitan Region

ANZEF Grant Round 2023 Recipient Project Lions InReach Vision: improving eye care for Indigenous Australians, Refugees, and Asylum Seekers in Perth’s Metropolitan Region Led by Dr Marcel Nejatian and A/Prof Hessom Razavi, Lions Eye Institute – AU$50,000 Indigenous Australians, refugees, and asylum seekers experience high rates of vision loss, largely preventable with improved access to […]

Recipients of the Inaugural Annual Grant Round

Recipients of the Inaugural Grant Round The first ANZEF annual grant round launched in March 2023 for individuals and organisations across the Asia-Pacific region working to improve eye health. A remarkable range of applications totalling a combined value of AU$1.47M was submitted for education, local capacity building, research, awareness and advocacy projects, with many demonstrating enormous […]

Eye2Eye Q2 2023 – Your Foundation

Eye2Eye Q2 – Your Foundation ANZEF Scholarship recipients at the 2023 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Eye Health Conference (NATSIEHC23) The 2023 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Eye Health Conference took place on Dharug Country in Western Sydney at the end of May, with the theme Finding Our Voice – an extension of the 2022 […]