Findings from a Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness (RAAB) in Southern Malawi.


Kalua, K; Lindfield, R; Mtupanyama, M; Mtumodzi, D; Msiska, V; (2011) Findings from a Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness (RAAB) in Southern Malawi. PLoS One, 6 (4). e19226. ISSN 1932-6203 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0019226

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Abstract

Data on prevalence and causes of avoidable blindness in Malawi are not readily available. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and causes of blindness in persons aged 50 and above in southern Malawi to plan eye care services for the community.

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
PubMed ID: 21547074
Web of Science ID: 290016800037
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/745

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