Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.


Chiang, F; Kuper, H; Lindfield, R; Keenan, T; Seyam, N; Magauran, D; Khalilia, N; Batta, H; Abdeen, Z; Sargent, N; (2010) Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. PLoS One, 5 (7). e11854. ISSN 1932-6203 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0011854

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Abstract

There are no recent data on the prevalence and causes of blindness in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The aim of our study was to estimate the prevalence and causes of blindness and visual impairment in the population aged 50 years and above in the Occupied Palestinian Territories using the Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness (RAAB) survey method.

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases > Dept of Clinical Research
Research Centre: The International Centre for Evidence in Disability
International Centre for Eye Health
Centre for Global Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)
PubMed ID: 20686616
Web of Science ID: 280520200019
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/1735

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