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ANZEF Inaugural Grant Round Recipients Announced

ANZEF is delighted to announce that its inaugural annual grant round has resulted in a total of AU$185,000 in grant funding being awarded across six projects that aim to address barriers to eye care and improve eye health outcomes for our communities. These grants are made possible by the extraordinary generosity of ANZEF donors. Thank you to all who applied.

Please join us in congratulating these recipients on their success:

  • Sponsorship of Pacific Islands participants for microsurgical skills training – led by A/Prof Graham Wilson, A/Prof Con Petsoglou and Dr Yves Kerdraon, with the training run and administered by The University of Sydney
  • 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
  • Interview training workshop in Auckland for Māori and Pasifika future applicants to the Vocational Training Program – led by Dr Justin Mora, RANZCO Māori and Pasifika Eye Health Committee
  • Expansion of support for Global Eye Health Workshop speakers at RANZCO Congress – led by Prof Mark Radford, Queensland Eye Institute
  • Bad sugars, bad eyes – a culturally appropriate diabetic retinopathy screening campaign in the Kimberley – led by A/Prof Angus Turner, Lions Eye Institute
  • Western Murrumbidgee LHD Indigenous Eye Care Project – led by A/Prof Geoffrey Painter, Dr Dominic McCall and Mrs Kerrie Legg, Foresight Australia

More information about the grant round can be found on the ANZEF website.

The next call for grants will be announced in February-March 2024 through RANZCO and ANZEF communication channels.

Grant Round Recipients

Last updated: September 26, 2023

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