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Dr. Ciku attends ICO Board of Trustees meeting

Dr. Ciku travelled to Singapore to attend the annual ICO Board of Trustees meeting. The meeting took place from the 27th of February to the 3rd of March.  

RIIO successfully hosts Medical Retina Skills Course

From the 19 – 23 December 2016, RIIO in association with the College of Ophthalmologists of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa (COECSA) and funded by ORBIS run a Medical Retina Skills Course at the RIIO school of Ophthalmology. This course was facilitated by Prof. Ciku Mathenge alongside the outstanding Prof. […]

VISIT OF DR. JULIO BAVIERA SABATER, A SENIOR OPHTHALMOLOGIST, AT RIIO HEAD OFFICES.

RIIO has been privileged to host Dr. Julio Baviera Sabater; Founder of Clinica Baviera in Madrid and Medical Director at CARE Vision Eye Clinic in Frankfurt; from 26th to 28th September 2016. During his visit, Dr Julio implanted intracorneal rings at Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital in collaboration with RIIO Directors. […]

DR. MATHENGE, INVITED AS A GUEST SPEAKER AT THE YOUNG OPHTHALMOLOGIST FORUM,2016.

Dr. Mathenge will share her leaderships tips and experience at the Young Ophthalmologist Forum which will be held on 25th August 2016 at NGURUDUTO MOUNTAIN LODGE in Arusha,Tanzania.  

Dr. Mathenge featured in IAPB Africa Newsletter

Check out the latest IAPB Africa Newsletter! If you scroll to section 3, you’ll see RIIO’s director, Dr. Ciku Mathenge featured: Ciku Mathenge, the director of training at Dr Argawal’s Eye Hospital in Rwanda, was involved in testing the device. She says that providing ophthalmoscopes to students is crucial to […]

VISIT OF DR. IRV RABER AT RIIO HEAD OFFICES.

RIIO is honored to host Dr. Irv Raber, a leading corneal expert at the Wills Eye Hospital from Philadelphia, he will be in Kigali from 27th June 2016. During his visit several corneal transplants will be carried out at Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital including the lates techniques using precut cornea […]

RIIO PARTAKES AN EYE OUTREACH AT RUBAVU.

RIIO Directors, Dr. John Nkurikiye and Dr. Ciku Matenge participated in a successful cataract surgery at Rubavu, between 19th and 23rd June 2016. The activity was a partnership between Himalayan Cataract Project (HCP), Vision for a Nation, Rwanda Defense Force (RDF), local government leaders and Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital supporting […]

‘Amaso Mazima’ Launch

This year, RIIO Fellow Chevy Lazenby spearheaded the development of a program called “Amaso Mazima” for people living with diabetes in Rwanda. Amaso Mazima translates to “Healthy Eyes” and the idea for the program spawned from a consistent challenge that we face at Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital. At Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital […]

Dr. Mathenge named IAPB Eye Health Hero

RIIO’s Dr. Mathenge is an IAPB Eye Health Hero! My initial motivation for specializing in ophthalmology stemmed from my experiences watching miraculous blindness reversing operations while on a short attachment in the eye unit. That wonder has never left me but I have now come to realise that so many processes […]

DR. NKURIKIYE DISCUSSES NCDS FOR PODCAST HEALTH ON EARTH

RIIO Director, Dr. John Nkurikiye, was featured on Montreal’s CKUT 90.3 FM’s Health on Earth. In this show, called “Chronic Diseases in the Majority World,” Dr. Nkurikiye and the Director of RIIO’s partner the Rwanda Diabetes Association, Crispin Gishoma, discuss the current status of chronic diseases in Rwanda with RIIO […]