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Eye care outreach to an underserved rural population in Oyo State.
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PMID:  10457811     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This paper is essentially an initial assessment of work done through a rural community outreach programme based in the ophthalmology department of a large teaching hospital. It evaluates the accessibility, acceptability, and initial effectiveness of the programme by presenting information on selected variables. The evaluation is used to assess the initial achievements of the programme against the planned objectives.
O F Fafowora; O O Osuntokun
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  African journal of medicine and medical sciences     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0309-3913     ISO Abbreviation:  Afr J Med Med Sci     Publication Date:  1996 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-09-24     Completed Date:  1999-09-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7801013     Medline TA:  Afr J Med Med Sci     Country:  NIGERIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  303-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Ophthalmology, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria.
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MeSH Terms
Age Distribution
Aged, 80 and over
Child, Preschool
Community-Institutional Relations*
Eye Diseases / diagnosis*,  epidemiology,  therapy*
Health Services Accessibility / standards
Medically Underserved Area*
Middle Aged
Nigeria / epidemiology
Patient Acceptance of Health Care / psychology,  statistics & numerical data
Program Evaluation
Rural Health Services / organization & administration*

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