Prevention of Blindness (POB) AJK

Publication date

9th April 2015

Author

Islamic Relief Pakistan

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Prevention of Blindness (POB) AJK

Concept Paper

Considerable efforts are underway worldwide to minimize the huge backlog of curable blindness. The optimistic prospective may be 80% avoidable blindness out of the total global blindness. 90% of total visually impaired live in developing countries where eye care facilities are not adequately available that can deal with the menace of blindness in proportion with its incidence (continuously increasing new cases). The reasons include the lack of appropriate technology & human resources, lack of awareness and poor socioeconomic status being one of the major barriers to utilize the existing eye care services.

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http://www.islamic-relief.org.pk/

Citation

Islamic Relief Pakistan [n.d], Prevention of Blindness (POB) AJK , Islamic Relief Pakistan, Islamabad [Online] Available: http://www.islamic-relief.org.pk/

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