Urban insight: A high level of undiagnosed need reflect limited access to and availability of eye care services in South Africa

Date
2014-06
Authors
Mathee, A
de la Rey, A
Swart, A
Plagerson, S
Naicker, N
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Abstract
Findings from an urban community optometry clinic in a poor area of Johannesburg, South Africa (SA), highlighted a high level of undiagnosed need, raising questions concerning access to and availability of eye-care services in SA. It is imperative that we understand vision as a requisite for poverty alleviation, and the need for a public health approach to service deliver
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Optometry , South africa
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Mathee, A.,de la Rey, A.,Swart, A., et al. 2014. Urban insight: A high level of undiagnosed need reflect limited access to and availability of eye care services in South Africa. SAMJ;104(6):407-408