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Integrating primary eye care into global child health policies.

Abstract

Globally, approximately 75% of blind children live in low-income countries (LICs). Almost half of blindness and low vision in LICs is due to avoidable causes such as corneal scarring from measles infection, vitamin A deficiency disorders, use of harmful traditional eye remedies, ophthalmia neonatorum and cataract.

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Type
Journal Article
Author
Malik ANJ
Mafwiri M
Gilbert C
Year of Publication
2017
Journal
Archives of disease in childhood
Number of Pages
1-5
Language
eng
ISSN Number
1468-2044
DOI
10.1136/archdischild-2017-313536
Alternate Journal
Arch. Dis. Child.
Publication Language
eng