Fred Hollows

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Fred Hollows

D.O.B:9/4/1929Place of Birth:New ZealandD.O.D: 10/2/1993Place of Death: SydneyOccupation: Opthalmologist

Fred Hollows was an opthalmologist (eye surgeon & doctor) who helped over 100,000 people, 60% of whom were Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Fred Hollows

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Before he died in 1993,he opened the Fred Hollows Foundation that is still helping people to see again.

In 1990 Fred Hollows was awarded Australian of the Year. He was also featured on a 1 dollar coin.

In Africa he once said " When your doing eye surgery out here, its just as important as if you are doing it on the Prime Minister or the King.


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