Experiences of vision impairment in Papua New Guinea: implications for blindness prevention programs
Anthea Burnett1 PhD, Senior research officer, firstname.lastname@example.org
Aryati Yashadhana2 BA(Hons), Research assistant, email@example.com
Maria Cabrera Aguas3 MD, Research assistant, firstname.lastname@example.org
Yvonne Hanni4 BA, Research officer, email@example.com
Mitasha Yu5 MPH, Subregional programs manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
1, 2, 3, 5 Brien Holden Vision Institute, Public Health, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
4 PNG Eye Care, Port Moresby General Hospital, Boroko 11, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Correspondence: A Burnett, Level 4 North Wing, Rupert Myers Building, Gate 14 Barker St, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Author contribution: Anthea Burnett: original concept, designed the project, devised survey tool, statistical analysis, statistical analysis, wrote the first draft. Aryati Yashadhana: literature review, contributed to drafts. Maria Cabrera Aguas: contributed to drafts, statistical analysis. Yvonne Hanni: collected data, input data, contributed to drafts. Mitasha Yu: statistical analysis, contributed to drafts.
Citation: Burnett A, Yashadhana A, Cabrera Aguas M, Hanni Y, Yu M. Experiences of vision impairment in Papua New Guinea: implications for blindness prevention programs. Rural and Remote Health (Internet) 2016; 16: 3873. Available: http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/subviewnew.asp?ArticleID=3873 (Accessed 17 October 2017)
Submitted: 13 January 2016
Revised: 15 April 2016
Accepted: 17 August 2016
Published: 20 October 2016