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World View

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Click on a country and learn about the lives of children who have been affected by eye conditions and disease around the world.  Before you begin a few facts to consider:

  • 1.5 million children under the age of 15 are blind
  • Up to 60% of children die within a year of becoming blind
  • 75% of blindness is preventable or treatable
  • 90% of the world's blind live in developing countries.

World map (text links follow) India Costa Rica Costa Rica Ethiopia Ethiopia Zambia Zambia Burkino Faso Vietnam Vietnam China


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