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The Resource Clearly : how a 700 year old invention can change the world forever, James Chen

Clearly : how a 700 year old invention can change the world forever, James Chen

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Clearly : how a 700 year old invention can change the world forever
Title
Clearly
Title remainder
how a 700 year old invention can change the world forever
Statement of responsibility
James Chen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Poor vision is the largest unaddressed disability in the world today. An estimated 2.5 billion people, mostly living in the poorest parts of the planet and a majority of which are women, cannot see clearly and have no access to treatment. Yet for 80% of the 2.5 billion, all they need is a simple pair of prescription spectacles. Tackling this problem would unlock billions of dollars in productivity gains. It would give young people a better chance in school, help women live better lives, and is critical to eliminating poverty. However, despite the potentially huge return on investment, basic eye care is low in the list of priorities for poor countries and donors. In this book, businessman and philanthropist James Chen asks why this should be, and describes his mission to help the world to see
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StDuBDS
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Chen, James
Dewey number
  • 362.4'1
  • 362.4'1
  • 362.41
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Low vision
  • Eyeglasses
  • People with visual disabilities
  • Poor
  • Health and Wellbeing
Label
Clearly : how a 700 year old invention can change the world forever, James Chen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781785902703
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 270 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781785902703
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Label
Clearly : how a 700 year old invention can change the world forever, James Chen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781785902703
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 270 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781785902703
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour)

Library Locations

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      51.5096382 -0.1297941
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