Eye health publications

List of eye health publications.

Page last updated: 11 September 2014

National framework for action to promote eye health and prevent avoidable blindness and vision loss (2005)
This document sets out a strategic national framework for action for the promotion of eye health and the prevention of avoidable blindness.

Implementation plan under the national framework (2014)
A supporting document to the framework. It focuses on targeted action by the Australian Government on eye health and avoidable vision loss within the health portfolio for the period 2014-2016. The plan will also inform any discussions with states and territories on initiatives relating to the framework and Australia's international eye health obligations under the Global Action Plan.

Eye health in Australia (2005)
Background paper to the National framework for action to promote eye health and prevent avoidable blindness and vision loss.

A guide to Australian eye health data, 2nd edition (2009)
Produced by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, this document provides information on data sources that are relevant to assessing prevalence and outcomes of eye diseases and injuries and eye health care utilisation.

Risk factors for eye disease and injury (2008)
Prepared for the National Health and Medical Research Council, this literature review identifies risk factors for eye disease and injury, and the measures that the general public can take to prevent or reduce the risk of eye disease and injury.

Page last reviewed: 14 August 2014