Diabetic Retinopathy Services and Research in Africa

Volume 36 | Supplement 1

Guest Editor: Dr Covadonga Bascaran, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

This supplement is a compendium of research conducted by research teams working on diabetic retinopathy programmes in Sub-Saharan African countries that are members of The Diabetic Retinopathy Network (DR-NET).

The research questions and methodologies have been prioritized by clinical and research teams working on the delivery of DR services and respond to relevant gaps in knowledge a programme activities conducted in those settings. This supplement offers context specific research to inform the planning and implementation DR screening and treatment programmes in similar settings.

Sponsorship: Supplement publication costs were funded by The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust through the Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium. Neither honoraria nor payments were made for authorship and authors retained full control over the manuscripts.

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  • Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium
  • International Centre
  • The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust