Les enfants n’apprennent pas ? Parfois des lunettes sont la solution

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WASHINGTON et NEW YORK, 11 décembre 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Les enfants ayant une déficience visuelle sont en retard aussi bien en termes de scolarisation que d’acquis pédagogiques, selon une nouvelle étude de la Banque mondiale et de l’EYElliance publiée lors de la Journée internationale des personnes handicapées. Des programmes de santé oculaire en milieu scolaire, qui […]

Children not learning? Sometimes eyeglasses offer a solution

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WASHINGTON and NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Children with visual impairment are lagging behind in both school enrollment and learning outcomes, according to new research from the World Bank and the EYElliance released on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. School eye health programs, which provide vision screening and eyeglasses to children in […]

Uganda’s “Child Soldier Reintegration” Project Receives UNAOC-BMW Group Intercultural Innovation Award

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MADRID, Spain, Dec. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Child Soldier Reintegration” project of the organization Grassroots Reconciliation Group (GRG) in Uganda was selected as one of ten global grassroots initiatives to receive the prestigious Intercultural Innovation Award from the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group, during an Awards Ceremony held […]

Vision Impact Institute: New Reports on State of Vision Will Renew Global Focus on the Societal Impact of Poor Vision

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First WHO World Health Report on Vision and Essilor Report on Eliminating Poor Vision underscore need to include vision health in global public health agenda DALLAS, Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Vision Impact Institute welcomes the release of two new complementary and aligned reports on the state of vision that raise awareness of the need […]

More than 600 degrees in the natural sciences awarded at SU’s December graduation

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Dressed in traditional Zulu-attire, Maties student Menzi Ngcamphalalala today proudly walked across the stage to receive his MSc degree in Mathematics. He was one of the more than 600 graduate and postgraduate students in the natural sciences who recei…