Table 1

Studies used for the global estimate of visual impairment, 2010

WHO regionCountries with studies
African regionBotswana, Cameroon, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania
Region of the AmericasArgentina, Brasil, Chile, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela
Eastern Mediterranean regionIslamic Republic of Iran, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar
European regionRussian Federation, Turkmenistan
South-east Asian regionBangladesh, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal
Western Pacific regionCambodia, China, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Viet Nam