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    Experience from the Kikuyu Eye Unit in Nairobi
    • , Consultant Ophthalmologist
    • Other Contributors:
      • Roger Gray

    Editor,
    I have visited the Kikuyu Eye Unit near Nairobi on a yearly basis since 1992, and have witnessed at first hand both there and in Somalia the enormous burden of poverty and ill health described and quantified in the editorial. What strikes me very forcibly is the sheer number of hugely disadvantaged people. This, and the distressing and widening disparity in health and income between these peopl...

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