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Dr. Akio Kanai Receives Brien Holden Humanitarian Award

Dr. Akio Kanai, CEO of Fuji Optical, has been announced as the Brien Holden Humanitarian Award winner for 2018 by the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), for his efforts in delivering vision care to refugee communities over more than three decades.

Born in 1942 on the northern Pacific island of Sakhalin, Dr. Kanai was forcibly displaced and moved to Hokkaido Island during the turmoil at the end of World War II. Dr. Kanai began cooperating with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in 1984, and has since conducted more than 35 missions to help refugees in Nepal, Thailand, Azerbaijan and Armenia.

Dr. Kanai …(has) conducted more than 35 missions to help refugees in Nepal, Thailand, Azerbaijan and Armenia

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