Journal article

Adherence to diabetic eye examination guidelines in Australia: the National Eye Health Survey

Joshua Foreman, Stuart Keel, Jing Xie, Peter Van Wijngaarden, Hugh R Taylor, Mohamed Dirani

MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA | AUSTRALASIAN MED PUBL CO LTD | Published : 2017

Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council Career Development Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

The Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) and Vision 2020 Australia recognise the contributions of all the National Eye Health Survey project steering committee members and the core CERA research team who assisted with the survey field work. Further, we acknowledge the overwhelming support from all collaborating Indigenous organisations who assisted with implementing the survey, and the Indigenous health workers and volunteers at each survey site who contributed to the field work. The National Eye Health Survey was funded by the Australian government, and also received financial contributions from Novartis Australia and in-kind support from our industry and sector partners, OPSM, Carl Zeiss, Designs for Vision, the Royal Flying Doctor Service, Optometry Australia and the Brien Holden Vision Institute. We specifically acknowledge OPSM, who kindly donated sunglasses to each study participant. The Centre for Eye Research Australia receives operational infrastructure support from the Victorian government. The principal investigator, Mohamed Dirani, is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Career Development Fellowship (#1090466). Joshua Foreman is supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award.