5 April 2022
| Philip Burgess, Petros Kayange, Joseph Msosa, Moira Gandiwa, Patty Mopamboli Mboli, Simon Harding, Nathan Congdon, Nicola Desmond, Marcia Zondervan, Covadonga Bascaran
Ophthalmology, Retina / Uvea / Vitreous, Imaging
In sub-Saharan Africa 19.4 million people have diabetes; this is projected to rise to 28.6 million by 2030 . Sight loss from diabetes devastates the lives of working people, affecting the financial stability of the families and communities who depend...
2 December 2019
| Denise Mabey, Stella Antwi-Boasiako, Chatawana Molao, Vumilia B Mmari, Michelle Hennelly, Marcia Zondervan
Ophthalmic nurses (ON) have been the backbone of eye health services in Africa since the mid-20th century and remain the largest single cadre of allied ophthalmic personnel in Commonwealth countries in Africa. Numbers are currently estimated at between 3500 and...
The glaucomas are a group of conditions characterised by optic neuropathy and associated visual field defects. Of these, chronic open-angle glaucoma (COAG) – diagnosed on the basis of progressive structural changes to the optic nerve head (ONH) and nerve fibre...