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Papua New Guinea
COVID-19 update from The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ
16 April 2021
The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ staff and supported students in Papua New Guinea are now on an emergency footing as COVID-19 cases continue to rise.
Covid's impact on the Pacific health sector
20 November 2020
Covid-19 has had a severe impact on Pacific nations this year. In the health sector, this has meant a loss of medical services across the Pacific.
Dr Audrey Aumua talks about joining The Foundation
13 October 2020
Dr Audrey Aumua, the first Pacific woman to head The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ, speaks about what taking the helm means to her.
Dr Audrey Aumua announced as new Chief Executive Officer
10 September 2020
The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ has a new CEO, Dr Audrey Aumua.
COVID-19 significantly impacts Fred Hollows’ sight-saving work in the Pacific
05 August 2020
As COVID-19 continues throughout the globe, the impact of the pandemic in the Pacific is of immense concern.
Will there be a Pacific bubble?
17 June 2020
Important discussions are happening about the possibility of opening up a Pacific bubble.
Assessing the long-term impacts of COVID-19 on Pacific Nations
25 May 2020
As COVID-19 continues, the impact of the pandemic on Pacific Nations is of immense concern.
Magic Radio highlights The Foundation in interview series
21 November 2019
Magic Radio has been profiling our work over the last few weeks through a series of interviews with members of our team.
Radio New Zealand showcases The Foundation in two-week series
07 August 2019
Koro Vaka’uta from Radio NZ recently joined The Foundation in Suva, Fiji.
World Sight Day 2018
11 October 2018
Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust partners with The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ to tackle blindness caused by diabetes in the Pacific.
Gems from Pacific film and filmmakers
19 July 2018
Since the golden age of the silver screen, Pacific island film and filmmakers have held an important role to play in showcasing a deeper understanding of the Pacific Islands
Radio NZ highlights The Foundation's fight against diabetic eye disease
05 June 2018
Experts from around the region met in Wellington to discuss strategies to deal with diabetes and other non-communicable diseases.
International Women’s Day: Eight women we celebrate today
08 March 2018
This International Women’s Day, we salute eight of the many women who are invaluable to our organisation.
Brian Sagala of Radio 531pi interviews Foundation Regional Programme Director Marleen Nelisse
13 February 2018
Marleen on popular Pacific radio show Radio 531pi talking Cyclone Gita, the latest from Papua New Guinea and the 25th Anniversary of Fred's passing.
New truck enables increased access to mobile eye care services
01 December 2017
More Fijians in rural areas will now be able to have their eyes checked by experts from the Pacific Eye Institute.
NZ Herald acknowledge 25 years of restoring sight
07 November 2017
Explore an interactive digital story, curated by NZ Herald, celebrating 25 years for The Foundation.
WATCH: The AM Show's Duncan Garner interviews Foundation Executive Director Andrew Bell on 25 years of restoring sight
19 October 2017
It's been 25 years since The Fred Hollows Foundation started fighting avoidable blindness across the globe.
Radio NZ's Jesse Mulligan interviews Dr Mundi Qalo
19 October 2017
Dr Qalo leads the Pacific outreach team to countries that don’t yet have adequate eye care. He has performed thousands of sight-saving surgeries.
WATCH: Newshub's Michael Morrah in Fiji with The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ
18 October 2017
Eye care specialists in the Pacific say soaring rates of diabetes have led to a dramatic increase in cases of vision loss and blindness.
25 photos for 25 years
10 October 2017
We take a look back at a collection of images that represents The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ and what we’ve achieved over the last 25 years.
The Fred Hollows Foundation makes history, helping one million people see in a year
24 May 2017
The Fred Hollows Foundation has reached a remarkable record. For the first time in history, one million eye operations and treatments were achieved in just one year.
Daniel Vettori visits surgical outreach in Fiji
05 November 2013
Kiwi cricket legend and Specsavers ambassador Daniel Vettori visited a surgical outreach in Fiji to spend time with patients getting their sight restored.
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