Africa Eye Foundation Board Chairman, Dr Akef El-Maghraby visits construction site

Dr Akef El-Maghraby, board chairman of the Africa Eye Foundation, and main promoter of the Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute was in Yaounde, Cameroon, from November 22nd-24th 2014.

Dr El Maghraby reviewing construction plans with the contractor.

Dr El Maghraby reviewing construction plans with the contractor.

The main objective of his visit was to see for himself progress made on the construction and reassess with the contractor what the likely dates for the completion of the first phase buildings are.

Inspecting the construction site.

Inspecting the construction site.

Dr El-Maghraby was also received in audience by H.E. Dr Philemon Yang, Prime Minister of Cameroon and by H.E. Chief Dr Joseph Dion Ngute, the Minister Delegate in Charge of Relations with the Commonwealth at the Ministry of External Relations.

Accompanying Dr El-Maghraby was a team of senior advisers comprised of:

1. Barrister Clement N. Fondufe, representing Latham and Watkins, an international law firm providing pro bono legal services to the Africa Eye Foundation.
2. Prof Aref Soliman, from Magrabi Hospitals
3. Senior Engineer Ahmed Adam, from Magrabi Hospitals
4. Mr Eric Vachetto, world renowned landscape architect.
5. Dr Henry Nkumbe, acting CEO, Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute

Equally present were representatives of some of our partners such as Ms Tammy Merril from ORBIS and Mr Peter Mue from CBM.
It should be recalled that the ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital visited Cameroon in October 2013, one of the first fruits of our partnership.

Group photograph with Dr El-Maghraby front of main building.

Group photograph with Dr El-Maghraby front of main building.

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2 Responses to Africa Eye Foundation Board Chairman, Dr Akef El-Maghraby visits construction site

  1. Jocelyn Etoundi says:

    It is greaful that the board Chairman Dr Akef El-Maghraby has visited the construction site in Yaounde. It give’s more assurance. thanks for the communication De : Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute À : jocelyn.etoundi@yahoo.com Envoyé le : Vendredi 12 décembre 2014 0h32 Objet : [New post] Africa Eye Foundation Board Chairman, Dr Akef El-Maghraby visits construction site #yiv0981411971 a:hover {color:red;}#yiv0981411971 a {text-decoration:none;color:#0088cc;}#yiv0981411971 a.yiv0981411971primaryactionlink:link, #yiv0981411971 a.yiv0981411971primaryactionlink:visited {background-color:#2585B2;color:#fff;}#yiv0981411971 a.yiv0981411971primaryactionlink:hover, #yiv0981411971 a.yiv0981411971primaryactionlink:active {background-color:#11729E;color:#fff;}#yiv0981411971 WordPress.com | Magrabi-ICO Cameroon Eye Institute posted: “Dr Akef El-Maghraby, board chairman of the Africa Eye Foundation, and main sponsor of the Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute was in Yaounde, Cameroon, from November 22nd-24th 2014. The main objective of his visit were to see for himself progress ” | |

  2. Nkeng says:

    Truly a laudable initiative. We have some way to go in provision of quality, specialised health care in Cameroon, but this certainly is a major 1st step. Well done Dr Henry Nkumbe and team.

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