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close this bookPrevention of Childhood Blindness (WHO, 1992, 48 pages)
close this folder6. Priority areas for future action
View the documentData compilation
View the documentBlinding malnutrition
View the documentMeasles-related blindness
View the documentBlinding corneal lesions
View the documentTraditional eye care
View the documentOphthalmia neonatorum
View the documentCongenital rubella syndrome
View the documentCongenital cataract and glaucoma
View the documentGenetically determined blinding conditions
View the documentOcular trauma
View the documentRetinopathy of prematurity
View the documentVisual rehabilitation
View the documentNGO collaboration in preventing childhood blindness
View the documentEpidemiological research

Epidemiological research

Epidemiological studies are required to identify and evaluate the major risk factors involved in certain types of childhood blindness and to assess the impact and cost-effectiveness of various possible alternative interventions. These could be carried out in collaboration with nongovernmental organizations.