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Global data on visual impairments 2010

Global data on visual impairments 2010

In order to set policies and priorities and to evaluate global eye health, it is essential to have up to date information on prevalence and on causes of visual impairment. This report gives estimates of visual impairment for 2010 at the global level and in the six WHO Regions. The major causes of visual impairment and of blindness have been determined. These estimates provide essential information for the prevention of visual impairment and the improvement of eye health globally.

Publisher: World Health Organization (WHO), Prevention of Blindness and Deafness Programme

Published: 2012

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