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Diabetic Retinopathy Screening For Saint Lucia

The Caribbean council for the blind, with the support of the Queen Elizabeth diamond jubilee trust, is embarking on a programme to reduce diabetes-related blindness.
Saint Lucia is one of six Caribbean countries participating in the Caribbean diabetic retinopathy – prevention, screening, referral and treatment programme.
The programme is taking place at a time when non-communicable diseases, such as diabetic retinopathy, have reached critical levels in the Caribbean.

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