Health Services & Programs

Flying Doctor is expanding its dental outreach program

People living in rural Australia experience poor oral health at significantly higher rates than the general population....More

By Royal Flying Doctor Service


Sharing information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander eye health

The Australian Indigenous HeathInfoNet and The Fred Hollows Foundation are currently expanding the eye health information on the HealthInfoNet website....More

By Samantha Burrow and Jane Burns
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet


Vision loss still affects too many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

There are four main eye conditions which together cause 94 per cent of the vision loss among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people....More

By Rosamond Gilden and Carol A Holden
Indigenous Eye Health, The University of Melbourne


A routine eye examination prevents a stroke

Phil Callahan, from Colac in Victoria, has avoided having a stroke thanks to a routine eye examination with his optometrist....More

By Optometry Australia