Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness in Western Rwanda: blindness in a postconflict setting.

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Mathenge, Wanjiku; Nkurikiye, John; Limburg, Hans; Kuper, Hannah;

Editors' Summary Background. VISION 2020, a global initiative that aims to eliminate avoidable blindness, has estimated that 75% of blindness worldwide is treatable or preventable. The WHO estimates that in Africa, around 9% of adults aged over 50 are blind. Some data s... View more
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