Dr Claude Posala | The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ

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  • Training eye health workers

    Like Fred, we provide doctors and nurses in developing countries with the skills and tools they need to restore sight in their own communities. The Pacific Islands are spread over thousands of kilometres and there are simply not enough eye health workers to reach everyone in need. The situation is just as critical in Timor-Leste, where there are three eye doctors serving a population of more than one million people.

  • Solomon Islands

    The original home of the Pacific Eye Institute, The Foundation has long standing and effective programs established in the Solomon Islands including several local leaders who advocate for eye health in the nation.