As More Children Survive Birth Complications, Number Affected By Preventable Blindness Increasing, Specialists Say

The Guardian: Preventable blindness in children on the rise in poorer countries
“The number of children suffering from preventable blindness is increasing, partly because more children are surviving complicated births in low- and middle-income countries, specialists say. Worldwide, about 19 million children under the age of 15 are blind, with 12 million of these cases preventable or treatable…” (Kweifio-Okai, 7/15).

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