Date: May 24, 2022
Activity: All-day workshop on ‘Indigenous Eye Care Futures’
Workshop Leader: Professor Sohail Inayatullah (UNESCO Chair in Futures Studies, IIUM)
Collaborators: The University of Melbourne, Fred Hallows Foundation, and Australia Optometry
Background: The focus was on prevention and the use of new technologies for early eye disease detection. All strategies argued that participants needed to be co-created and pass through an indigenous knowledge lenses. A peak body for indigenous eye care is the first step, suggested participants in the backcasting part of the exercise.