RIIO Completes first National Survey of Blindness in Rwanda
In September, 2015, the Rwanda International Institute of Ophthalmology completed the first National Survey of Blindness in the country. Preliminary results show that cataract continues to be the leading cause of blindness in Rwanda and that 80% of blindness is avoidable.
RIIO Hosts German Ambassador to Inaugurate Cornea-Help Partnership
RIIO is thrilled to be in partnership with Cornea-Help – an organization based out of Weismoor, Germany that focuses on corneal transplants for people living in sub-Saharan Africa Cornea-Help has been active in Liberia, Kenya, South Sudan, the Ivory Coast and now, Rwanda. RIIO and Cornea-Help will be working on a project […]