Strengthening Indigenous eye care in Australia and New Zealand through a Leaders in Indigenous Optometry Education Network

Sharon A. Bentley, Nicola S. Anstice, James A. Armitage, Jason Booth, Steven C. Dakin, Garry Fitzpatrick, Peter Herse, Lisa Keay, Allison M. McKendrick

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Abstract

The leaders of optometry schools in Australia and New Zealand/Aotearoa aim to establish a Leaders in Indigenous Optometry Education Network (LIOEN) dedicated to strengthening Indigenous eye care through better educating optometry students and increasing the number of Indigenous optometrists.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
JournalAustralian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Early online date22 Feb 2021
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 22 Feb 2021

Keywords

  • Commentary
  • Victorian Optometrists Training and Education Trust
  • Indigenous eye care
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Leaders in Indigenous Optometry Education Network (LIOEN)
  • National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan
  • Whakamaua: Maori Health Action Plan

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