Tag Archives: Afrique

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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Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute Promoters honoured at the World Ophthalmology Congress 2012

Dr Akef El-Maghraby and Dr Daniel Etya’ale, promoters of the Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute, received awards from the Middle East Africa Council of Ophthalmology (MEACO) during the World Ophthalmology Congress ® (WOC2012) in Abu Dhabi. The awards were in … Continue reading

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How do we ensure diabetics in Africa have their yearly eye exam?

Ensuring diabetics in Africa have their yearly eye exam should sound like a major challenge given that according to the International Diabetes Federation, at least 78% of diabetics in sub Saharan Africa don’t even know they have diabetes. Among patients … Continue reading

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Diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes, and remains the leading cause of avoidable blindness in working-aged people. Africans and people with African ancestry seem to be among the most affected, with diabetic retinopathy being identified in close to … Continue reading

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