The Andrews Labor Government will invest $200,000 in a new clinic providing specialist preventive care for patients at risk of glaucoma.
New policies to be introduced by the Andrews' Government are a welcome move to improve the health of Victorians by enabling better utilisation of the skills and expertise of pharmacists and the existing community pharmacy infrastructure, the Pharmceutical Society of Australia says.
New Victorian Public Health and Wellbeing Plan 2015-2019 has been released.
MEDIA RELEASE. The Victorian electorates of Thomastown, Dandenong and Broadmeadows have some of the highest rates of diabetes in the state, according to a new interactive geo-spatial diabetes map released yesterday.
MEDIA RELEASE. The sight of one in five Victorians could be saved following today’s pre-election announcement that the Victorian Government will commit $5 million to Victoria’s eye health.
MEDIA RELEASE. New Diabetes Australia campaign compares fear of getting type 2 diabetes with fear of sharks and spiders.
BLOG. Vision 2020 Australia talks to Professor Sheila O’Sullivan, Chair of the Vision Initiative Steering Committee.
MEDIA RELEASE – New funding announced this week for Vision 2020 Australia’s Vision Initiative program will deliver a boost for the eye health of Victorians from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
It was only a few months ago that the Vision Initiative Pilot Projects were launched by Vision 2020 Australia and the Victorian Minister for Health, the Hon David Davis MLC in Melbourne. Since then, it has been all systems go for the Vision Initiative team.
Registrations are now open for telephone voting services that allow people who are blind or living with low vision to cast their vote from home, work or any other location without having to attend a polling booth on Saturday 7 September 2013.