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Key Considerations when planning for a RAAB

Image: RAAB Trainer describing Compact Segment Sampling in the Pilot Cluster, RAAB7 Matebeleland South, Zimbabwe 2019
Working with a RAAB trainer
A certified RAAB trainer must be involved in preparation s for the RAAB, to maintain quality and ensure the protocol is adhered to.

The trainer can help with the…

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RAAB Software Download

The RAAB software package contains Windows software, supporting documentation and training materials.

Currently there are two versions of the RAAB package: RAAB5 and RAAB6. Please read the text below before downloading to ensure you install the version that is best suited to your needs.

RAAB6 is the latest and most…

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Using RAAB to generate national prevalence estimates

The first version of RAAB was developed in India in 1994 to provide management data for eye care at the district level, with populations ranging from 1 to 4 million people (average 2 million). In the nineties, India decentralised its eye care services from a vertical national programme to district…

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Do you want to become a certified ICEH RAAB Trainer?

How to become a certified ICEH RAAB trainer:
This is a two stage process firstly attending a RAAB toT which is a week to 10 days long intensive training on the methodology and techniques for training up a team to conduct a RAAB.

Secondly, within one year of the first…

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Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness (RAAB)

August 2020 COVID-19 Update from the RAAB7 team

Following the decision to pause all RAAB7 survey data collection until the end of June 2020, ICEH and Peek have developed new guidance for RAAB users considering restarting RAAB survey data collection.

RAAB users are reminded that, as a population-based…

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