Preventing avoidable glaucoma blindness in African-Caribbeans

Shah, P., Sii, F. and CROSS, VINETTE (2008) Preventing avoidable glaucoma blindness in African-Caribbeans Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care, 1 (1). pp. 18-25. ISSN 1757-0980

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Glaucoma is a blinding disease which disproportionately affects some communities, particularly African-Caribbeans. The ‘ReGAE’ project: Research into Glaucoma and Ethnicity was set up in 1999 and is based at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre. Among its aims are to provide ethnically-sensitive evidence-based information to help inform the future commissioning and training of glaucoma care with ethnic groups and to develop a national programme of glaucoma education.

Item Type:Journal article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Glaucoma; African-Caribbean origin; The ‘ReGAE’ project; education; commissioning
Subjects:B000 Health Professions
DOI (a stable link to the resource):10.1108/17570980200800004
Faculties:Faculty of Health and Social Sciences > School of Health Professions
ID Code:8414
Deposited By:Converis
Deposited On:06 Apr 2011 10:45
Last Modified:05 Apr 2013 12:03

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