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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Eye health promotion to improve awareness and prevent vision loss among Indigenous Australians

Andrea I. Boudville A B , Mitchell D. Anjou A and Hugh R. Taylor A
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A The University of Melbourne Indigenous Eye Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton, Vic. 3053, Australia.

B Corresponding author. Email: andrea@unimelb.edu.au

Health Promotion Journal of Australia 24(1) 76-77 https://doi.org/10.1071/HE12913
Submitted: 13 August 2012  Accepted: 22 September 2012   Published: 21 March 2013


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