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Rationale and feasibility of a combined rapid assessment of avoidable blindness and hearing loss protocol.

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Summary of "Rationale and feasibility of a combined rapid assessment of avoidable blindness and hearing loss protocol."

This study has two main objectives: 1) to assess the value of combining the rapid assessment of avoidable blindness (RAAB) and the recently developed rapid assessment of hearing loss (RAHL) based on existing population-based data from Cameroon andIndia; 2) to test the feasibility of a combined RAAB-RAHL protocol.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0229008

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