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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Low-price Glasses: Divinolândia (sp) Experience [Óculos De Baixo Custo: Experiência Em Divinolândia (sp)]
Author: Machado M.C.
Lourenco J.L.G.
de Figueiredo W.
Kara-Jose N.
Abstract: Introduction: In Divinolândia (SP), the Consortium of Development of São João da Boa Vista Region Policy (CONDERG), in partnership with State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), has founded an eyeglass store to produce low cost glasses to distribute freely to their customers. The purpose is to analyze the evolution and working process of CONDERG eyeglass store in the last 13 years, since its foundation. Methods: Data were collected from CONDERG store files from 1988 to 2001. Data regarding the amount of spectacles produced per year, ability to increase the production and store feasibility were analyzed. Results: In 13 years, 16,500 spectacles were supplied. Currently, 400 spectacles are delivered per month, being 200 supported by SUS and the other 200 by CONDERG's own resources. Conclusion: The 13-year operation of CONDERG eyeglass store, the free provision of 16,500 spectacles and the increase productive ability have shown this model feasibility.
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S0004-27492010000100010
Date Issue: 2010
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