The State of Vision Health in Canada
A Canadian Council of the Blind Conference
We are pleased to share with you the recording of the Canadian Council of the Blinds, Tuesday, October 17 conference, “The State of Vision Health in Canada”. This conference provided a comprehensive update on the current state of vision health in Canada and offered insights into what we can anticipate as we move forward the post-pandemic era.
This conference provided a comprehensive update on the current state of vision health in Canada and offered insights into what we can anticipate as we move into the post-pandemic era.
We were honoured to have the Honourable Judy Sgro, PC, MP, join us to provide an update on the progress of Bill C-284 – An Act to establish a national strategy for eye care, which was first tabled in the House of Commons in June 2022.
We were further privileged to have representatives from the major stakeholders in vision presenting their view of the future. the distinguished speakers included Dr. Keith Gordon, Senior Research Officer, Canadian Council of the Blind; Dr. Phil Hooper, President, Canadian Ophthalmological Society; Dr. Martin Spiro, President, Canadian Association of Optometrists; Jennifer Jones, President and CEO, Fighting Blindness Canada; Dr. Larissa Moniz, Director of Research and Mission Programs, Fighting Blindness Canada; Jennifer Urosevic, President and CEO, Vision Loss Rehabilitation Canada
If you have any questions or require further information, do not hesitate to reach out. Thank you for your interest in this significant initiative, and we hope you find the recording informative and engaging.