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RECENT EVENTS

2015

October 8th – World Sight DayWSD15_logo_Starter

  • World Sight Day (WSD) is an international day of awareness to focus on the global issue of avoidable blindness and visual impairment
  • RIIO supports the theme for WSD 2015: Universal Eye Health!
  • For World Sight Day 2015, RIIO visited Rwanda’s Diabetes Education Centre. Run by the Rwandan Diabetes Association, this centre provides training and education for youth living with Type 1 diabetes in Rwanda.
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September – RIIO Completes the first National Survey of Blindness in Rwanda

  • In September, RIIO 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

 

August 8th – RIIO Hosts German Ambassador to Inaugurate Cornea-Help PartnershipCORNEAL CROPPED

  • 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 to secure corneal transplants for children Rwanda
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