Effect of education sessions of a structured school eye screening programme on Indian schoolteachers’ knowledge and responsibility for children’s eye health

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Conclusion:
Apart from technical training, educational sessions may play an important role in promoting sustained teacher interest in school-based health intervention programmes and overall impact on community health. Urban schoolteachers have therefore been identified as promising candidates in the continued effort to eliminate avoidable childhood blindness in India and other parts of the developing world. (Source: Health Education Journal)