Affiliation: World Health Organization
- Global data on visual impairment in the year 2002Serge Resnikoff
Programme for the Prevention of Blindness and Deafness, World Health Organization, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 82:844-51. 2004..Other major causes of visual impairment are, in order of importance, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and trachoma...
- Global magnitude of visual impairment caused by uncorrected refractive errors in 2004Serge Resnikoff
Chronic Disease Prevention and Management, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 86:63-70. 2008....
- Global prevalence of vision impairment and blindness: magnitude and temporal trends, 1990-2010Gretchen A Stevens
Department of Health Statistics and Information Systems, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Ophthalmology 120:2377-84. 2013..However, no study of global and regional trends in the prevalence of vision impairment has been carried out. We estimated the prevalence of vision impairment and its changes worldwide for the past 20 years...
- Trachoma: looking forward to Global Elimination of Trachoma by 2020 (GET 2020)Silvio P Mariotti
Prevention of Blindness and Deafness, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:33-5. 2003....
- The number of ophthalmologists in practice and training worldwide: a growing gap despite more than 200,000 practitionersSerge Resnikoff
International Health and Development, Geneva, Switzerland
Br J Ophthalmol 96:783-7. 2012....
- Preventing cancer through tobacco and infection control: how many lives can we save in the next 10 years?Kathleen Strong
Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
Eur J Cancer Prev 17:153-61. 2008..The scientific knowledge to achieve this goal already exists, and the target could be reached through effective cancer prevention strategies, including tobacco control, hepatitis B vaccination and prevention of cervical cancer...
- VISION 2020: The Right to Sight: a global initiative to eliminate avoidable blindnessLouis Pizzarello
International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, London, England, UK
Arch Ophthalmol 122:615-20. 2004
- New challenges for VISION 2020Ivo Kocur
Ophthalmic Epidemiol 12:291-2. 2005
- From visual function deficiency to handicap: measuring visual handicap in MaliJean François Schémann
IOTA Institute of African Tropical Ophthalmology, Bamako, Mali
Ophthalmic Epidemiol 9:133-48. 2002..b) To study the relationship between these variables and visual deficiencies by gender...