Nigerian Journal of Ophthalmology

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2017  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 59--66

Should glaucoma be publicly funded in arguments for funding glaucoma treatment?


Abdulkabir A Ayanniyi 
 Department of Ophthalmology, College of Health Sciences, University of Abuja, PMB 117, Abuja, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Abdulkabir A Ayanniyi
Department of Ophthalmology, College of Health Sciences, University of Abuja, PMB 117, Abuja
Nigeria

Glaucoma adversely affects the visual function, impacting negatively on the individual with glaucoma (IWG)’s flourishing life. This work argues for the public funding of glaucoma. The arguments consider the plausible glaucoma’s harm to the IWG through impaired visual function, especially its adverse effects on their daily activities, health, education, work, economy and overall harm to Nigerian nation.


How to cite this article:
Ayanniyi AA. Should glaucoma be publicly funded in arguments for funding glaucoma treatment? .Niger J Ophthalmol 2017;25:59-66


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Ayanniyi AA. Should glaucoma be publicly funded in arguments for funding glaucoma treatment? . Niger J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2017 [cited 2020 Sep 25 ];25:59-66
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