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Avoidable Blindness: A World Problem

W. Rowland
Curationis | Vol 1, No 3 | a171 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v1i3.171 | © 1978 W. Rowland | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 25 September 1978 | Published: 25 September 1978

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W. Rowland, South African National Council for the Blind, South Africa

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There are four billion people in the world. Forty million of them are blind. If the link between population growth and blindness is not broken, the number will double by the turn of the century.


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