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This article contains sensitive and potentially triggering content. For anyone thinking about suicide, seek help immediately by talking to someone you trust or call a crisis support line such as Lifeline Australia on 13 11 14. Thursday 10 October is World Mental Health Day – an initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH)...

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), is hosting the IAPB Council of Members 2019 meeting  Tanzania. As a long standing member CBM International will be attending the meeting on 7-8 October 2019. The IAPB Council brings together world leaders in eye health and vision care to discuss issues relevant to the elimination of...

Established by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) in 2000, World Sight Day is a global event created to draw attention to vision impairment and blindness. This year’s focus is Vision 2020: The Right to Sight. According to IAPB approximately 1.3 billion people globally live with some vision...

Teresa Thomson, Disability and Gender Equality Advisor and Belinda Bayak-Bush, Disability Inclusion Advisor, CBM Women and girls with disabilities experience complex layers of marginalisation and face heightened barriers to accessing health information and services, including sexual and reproductive health care[i]. Some of these challenges include: Exclusion from maternal health care Forced sterilisation and abortion Poor quality...

CBM Australia is a partner of Surrender, an annual conference for Christians passionate about justice, mission and discipleship. The theme of this year’s conference is Interwoven: Can We All Come Together? We live in a world where people continue to segregate themselves and others; it’s more important than ever that we work together to weave the torn...