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  • Laureate Professor Hugh Taylor AC

    Harold Mitchell Professor of Indigenous Eye Health, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne

  1. 19 March 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Schools must provide soap to maintain basic hygiene

    Good hygiene is essential to stopping germs like the COVID-19 virus, but soap is not provided as standard in all schools say University of Melbourne experts.

  2. 11 November 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Can we close the gap on blindness by 2020?

    The Roadmap to Close the Gap for Vision is improving eye health for Indigenous Australians, but University of Melbourne research finds more needs to be done.

  3. 12 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    On track to ending avoidable blindness

    The fight to end preventable blindness among Indigenous Australians has made “unbelievable strides” – and a University of Melbourne expert continues the push.

  4. 30 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Closing the Gap for vision

    Blindness impacts Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people disproportionately, but according a University of Melbourne report, real progress is being made.

  5. 29 October 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Ending avoidable blindness

    Researchers, using data gathering and analysis, are making inroads in eliminating avoidable blindness and preventable eye diseases in Indigenous communities.

  6. 19 August 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    A clearer view

    Research and persistence is paying off, positioning Australia to finally eliminate the blinding eye disease Trachoma from remote communities.

  7. 17 March 2016 - Big Read

    Closing the Gap – good policy or just target practice?

    On National Close the Gap Day, University of Melbourne experts assess the effectiveness of a governmental approach to targeting Indigenous disadvantage