Initiatied by the International Centre for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine this mulit-component field research project was the first nation wide attempt to identify and control childhood blindness in Bangladesh.
Conducted throughout all 64 districts of Bangladesh this project was implemented by a group of opthalmologists, eye care workers, social workers, experienced eye care program planners and civil society members. This group developed an extensive network of organisaitons and individuals working with blind and visually impaired children and later went on to establish CSF Global (originally the Child Sight Foundation, Bangladesh).
- The key informant method: A novel means of ascertaining blind children in Bangladesh
- Causes of severe visual impairment and blindness in Bangladesh: a study of 1935 children
- Cataract surgery outcomes in bangladeshi children.
- Causes of poor outcomes after cataract surgery in Satkhira District, Bangladesh
- Prevalence and causes of severe visual impairment and blindness among children in the lorestan province of iran, using the key informant method
- Detection and referral of 4,221 children with cataract: Use of key informants