Category Archives: Afrique

No to blindness…

Song written and performed by our Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute staff, Ms Nassang Mimba (Natty), on the occasion of  World Sight Day 2017 on October 12th 2017.  

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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. The main objective of his visit was to see for himself progress … Continue reading

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Glaucoma, the first cause of irreversible blindness in Africa

Join the fight against blindness due to glaucoma. 1. Do you know whether you have glaucoma? 2. Do you know any close relative, friend or colleague with glaucoma? 3. If you are 40 years or above, when is the last … Continue reading

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Africa Eye Foundation and the Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute, Yaounde

The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO), The Al Noor – Magrabi Foundation, a non-profit foundation based in Egypt, and the That Every Life May Count (French language: Afin Que Chaque Vie Compte) Foundation, a non-profit foundation based in Switzerland have … Continue reading

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Sensibilisation au glaucome – connaissez vos risques…

Janvier est le mois de sensibilisation au glaucome. – Savez-vous si vous êtes atteint du glaucome ou pas? – Est-ce qu’un membre de la famille ou un ami proche est atteint du glaucome? – Savez-vous que le glaucome est la … Continue reading

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Journée mondiale du diabète 2012: Protégeons notre futur

Journée mondiale du diabète 2012: Protégeons notre futur Le 14 novembre 2012, nous célébrons la journée mondiale du diabète. La campagne cette année-ci marque la quatrième année consacrée à l’Education et la Prévention du Diabète. Le diabète au Cameroun Cette … Continue reading

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Construction work on Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute in Yaounde about to start

As the bulldozers move in to prepare the construction site for this state of the art eye hospital and training centre in Yaounde, Cameroon, we wish to share with you some photographs of Obak and the proposed institute site. Institute … Continue reading

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