Primary eye care in rural sub-Saharan Africa

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Primary eye care in rural sub-Saharan Africa is reviewed. In the context of eye care delivered by village health workers (VHW's) living in and supported by the community, such a system of health care does not exist in Africa today. There are no VHW's, and primary health care is currently a matter of experimentation and conjecture only. However, most basic… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00136736

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@article{Steinkuller1987PrimaryEC, title={Primary eye care in rural sub-Saharan Africa}, author={Paul G. Steinkuller}, journal={International Ophthalmology}, year={1987}, volume={11}, pages={87-93} }