Gender and eye health
There is increasing evidence that women are affected by blindness and visual impairment to a much greater degree than men. Ensuring that our eye care programmes address gender inequalities will enable all people – men as well as women, boys as well as girls – to receive the best we have to offer.
Articles in this issue –
- Using Peace Corps volunteers in community eye health
- Equipment repaired is equipment gained
- Oculoplastic surgery in Madagascar: a review
- Why are we addressing gender issues in vision loss?
- Working with women to improve child and community eye health
- Reaching women in Egypt: a success story
- Trachoma and women: latrines in Ethiopia and surgery in Southern Sudan
- Women health workers: improving eye care in Pakistan
- Gender differences in presbyopia
- Cataract surgery: ensuring equal access for boys and girls
- Eye care human resources: are there gender issues?
- Lacrimal syringing