Causes of childhood blindness in the northeastern states of India

  title={Causes of childhood blindness in the northeastern states of India},
  author={Harsha Bhattacharjee and Kalyan Das and Rishi Raj Borah and Kamalesh Guha and Parikshit Madhav Gogate and S Purukayastha and Clare Gilbert},
  booktitle={Indian journal of ophthalmology},
BACKGROUND The northeastern region (NER) of India is geographically isolated and ethno-culturally different from the rest of the country. There is lacuna regarding the data on causes of blindness and severe visual impairment in children from this region. AIM To determine the causes of severe visual impairment and blindness amongst children from schools for the blind in the four states of NER of India. DESIGN AND SETTING Survey of children attending special education schools for the blind in… CONTINUE READING
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