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Causes of childhood blindness: results from schools for the blind in south eastern Nigeria
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    • Anita Panda
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      • SKD Thakur, Narain Kumar from B.P.Koirala Institute of Health Centre, Dharan, Nepal

    Dear Editor

    I read with interest the World View article by Ezegwui et al.[1] entitled: "The Causes of Childhood blindness: results from schools for the blind in South Eastern Nigeria". Childhood blindness has profound consequences not only for the individual but for the family and community. Approximating the average life span at 60 years, the man-year loss caused by childhood blindness is roughly six-fold, which...

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