TITLE

Barriers to accessing eye care services among visually impaired populations in rural Andhra Pradesh, South India

AUTHOR(S)
Kovai, Vilas; Krishnaiah, Sannapaneni; Shamanna, Bindiganavale Ramaswamy; Thomas, Ravi; Rao, Gullapalli N.
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Sep2007, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p365
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
26201078

 

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