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COMMUNITY EYE CARE
Year : 1996  |  Volume : 44  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 241-244

Cataract blindness on the rise? Results of a door-to-door examination in Mohadi


Danish Assistance to the National Programme for Control of Blindness (DANPCB), New Delhi, India

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K Vaidyanathan
DANPCB, A1/148, Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi-110 029
India
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A Census survey in Mohadi block, Bhandara district of Maharashtra, indicated that the prevalence of blindness and cataract blindness has increased, compared with the 1986 survey. Around one third of the persons blind from cataract have been covered by surgical services. To increase coverage, more emphasis on information, educational and communication is essential.


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