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Preventable and Reversible Blindness Goes Untreated in sub-Saharan Africa

October 10 marked World Sight Day.  The World Health Organization reported that two-thirds of blind children die within two years following their loss of eyesight. In addition, the organization said 39 million people worldwide are blind, and another 246 million people live with moderate or severe visual impairments.  Light for the World, a Europe-based N-G-O dedicated to eye health and community-based rehabilitation, is working to demystify some of the causes of blindness, ...

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