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Archive for Month: December 2015

Trachoma Workshop in Kigali

On December 10th and 11th, 2015, the Rwanda International Institute of Ophthalmology (RIIO) and the Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF) came together to conduct a workshop involving all opthalmic technicians in the country as well as key policy and decision makers from at-risk border districts in Rwanda to inform them on Trachoma […]

WHO Primary Eye Care Training Workshop in Kigali

Dr. Ciku Mathenge, co-director of the Rwanda International Institute of Ophthalmology, recently served as a Master Trainer for the World Health Organization‘s pilot training workshop in Kigali, Rwanda. The course ran from December 14th to December 17th and gathered nurses from around the country for training in Primary Eye Care (PEC). […]

Diabetes Eye Health: A guide for Health Professionals

What is Diabetes Eye Health: A Guide for Health Professionals? Diabetes Eye Health: A Guide for Health Professionals (the Guide) is a practical and informative document developed for primary health professionals on managing diabetic eye disease, in particular diabetic retinopathy (commonly called DR). The Guide aims to raise awareness among […]

Dr. Mathenge Lectures in Cape Town

Dr. Ciku Mathenge, co-director of the Rwanda International Institute, joined faculty at the University of Cape Town from November 30th to December 4th, 2015 to plan a course on Epidemiology and Evidence in UCT’s Division of Ophthalmology.

Upcoming Trachoma Workshop

The Rwanda International Institute of Ophthalmology (RIIO), in collaboration with the RBC’s NCD Division and the Fred Hollows Foundation will be hosting a 2 day workshop at the Lemigo Hotel, in Kigali on the 10th and 11th December 2015. The objective of the workshop is to draft an action plan on […]