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Modernizing and expanding universal eye care coverage after VISION 2020: A call for a new approach to global, equitable access

Yu, Megan

Preventable ocular impairment impacts quality of life immensely. Contributing factors include a lack of resources and professionals, stigma surrounding eyeglasses, the availability of local treatments that generate poor results, and affordability. This paper argues that Vision 2020 did not meet the eye care needs of the global population. More should be done to ensure eye examinations and glasses are made available.

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Title
Voices in Bioethics
DOI
https://doi.org/10.7916/vib.v6i.7083

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Bioethics
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January 27, 2021