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PBA receives $1 million grant from CDC

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Prevent Blindness America (PBA) announced it has been awarded a 3-year cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with a first-year grant of $1 million.

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Chicago-Prevent Blindness America (PBA) announced it has been awarded a 3-year cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with a first-year grant of $1 million. The nation's oldest volunteer eye health and safety organization will use the grant to fund its "National Vision Preservation Initiative," a public and private collaborative effort designed to develop an integrative and pioneering approach to eye-health promotion and vision loss prevention.

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