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Research data: DISABILITY
2017 Association between visual impairment and low vision and sleep duration and quality among older adults in South Africa
This study aims to estimate the association between visual impairment and low vision and sleep duration and poor sleep quality in a national...Download this report
2017 Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 333 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016
Measurement of changes in health across locations is useful to compare and contrast changing epidemiological patterns against health system ...Download this report
Some disabilities are not that apparent, such as poor eyesight. Prof. Narnia Bohler-Muller, an executive director in the HSRC, has a visual ...
It would have been nice to drive a car, but he gets around with Uber taxis. It is all about patience and clear communication with those clos...