Provisioning Ophthalmic Care for Remote Rural Indian Populations

The estimated prevalence of blindness in 1990 ranged from 0.08% of children to 4.4% of persons aged over 60 years, with an overall global prevalence of 0.7%. Of the estimated 45 million cases of blindness by 1996, approximately 60% were ...

Karambayam – An Empirical Health System Insight

By Zeena Johar, President – ICTPH In a country like India – where Iron Deficiency Anaemia among children exceeds 70%, the top two causes of pre-mature mortality are CVDs (24.5%) and COPD/Asthma (10.2%) and the highest burden of disease measured ...

May 2024
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