Central Australia and Barkly Integrated Eye Health Strategy Review

Fred Hollows Foundation, 2012

The Fred Hollows Foundation, on behalf of the Central Australia and Barkly Strategic Eye Health Advisory Committee (CABSEHAC) engaged Health Policy Analysis to review the progress and impact of the Central Australia and Barkly Integrated Eye Health Strategy (CABIEHS).

The review examined the key features, aims and objectives of the CABIEHS and assessed how successful has CABIEHS been in achieving these aims and objectives. The review also considered the strengths and weaknesses of the collaborative approach utilised by CABIEHS and the extent to which this added value to service delivery within the regions.

Steps required to to sustain the strategy were considered as well as the transition of support of the strategy from the Foundation to local services provides. Options for improving the effectiveness and efficiency of CABIEHS were also assessed.

The review summarised strategic and operational learnings have emerged from CABIEHS and identified which of these could be translated into future practice.