The World Sight Day 2022 Report has been released.
Aotearoa New Zealand's contribution via peak body Eye Health Aotearoa includes:
- The inaugural Love Your Eyes 2022 'Tactile Art Competition' and Eye Test Pledges;
- The launch of the “Eye Care in Aotearoa New Zealand 2022 – Eye Care Situation Analysis Tool (ESCAT)” report and free eye checks for MPs and parliamentary staff; and
- The presentation, at Parliament, of the petition for a 'National Eye Health Survey' to Minister of Health Hon Andrew Little, along with Toni Severin MP, Simon Court MP, Dr Anae Neru Leavasa MP, Dr Liz Craig MP, and Dr Elizabeth Kerekere MP, in collaboration with the Parliamentary Friends of Eye Health.
Read the World Sight Day 2022 Report here: https://www.iapb.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/WSD2022-WrapUp-report-v4-accessible.pdf (see page 6 for a spotlight on Aotearoa New Zealand with photo of Eye Health Aotearoa secretariat Dianne Rogers speaking to MPs in Wellington).