Using Peace Corps volunteers in community eye health

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Barnes, Shawn;
(2009)
  • Publisher: International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH), London
  • Journal: Community Eye Health Journal,volume 22,issue 70,pagesS1-S1 (issn: 0953-6833, eissn: 1993-7288)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC2767126
  • Subject: RE1-994 | Vision Screening | Exchange Supplement | Community Health Services | Blindness/prevention and control | Ophthalmology | Health Planning
    mesheuropmc: eye diseases | genetic structures | behavioral disciplines and activities | sense organs | psychological phenomena and processes

Initiating a community eye health programme in an unfamiliar culture and language can be a daunting task. This report focuses on an underutilised resource for community eye health: American Peace Corps volunteers.
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