The Need for Management Capacity to Achieve VISION 2020 in Sub-Saharan Africa

@inproceedings{Lewallen2009TheNF,
  title={The Need for Management Capacity to Achieve VISION 2020 in Sub-Saharan Africa},
  author={Susan Lewallen and Amir Bedri Kello},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
  year={2009}
}
Globally, there are 314 million people with vision impairment, of whom 269 million people have low vision and 45 million are blind [1,2]. The geographic distribution of visual impairment is not uniform and more than 90% of the world’s visually impaired live in developing countries. Sub-Saharan Africa, with around 11% of the world’s population, has about 20% of the world’s blindness [1]. This represents the highest regional burden of blindness in the world. VISION 2020: The Right to Sight is a… CONTINUE READING

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