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Central Africa’s high volume subspecialty eye centre breaks another record

A record 405 patients were attended to in one day at the Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute, MICEI!  This was on Wednesday, 22nd August 2018 and included patients attending the general ophthalmology clinic as well as the retina, glaucoma, pediatric … Continue reading

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Eye care for all – WSD 2015

World Sight Day 2015 will be on 8 October 2015. Africa Eye Foundation is working with IAPB and many other partners to ensure that this year’s World Sight Day call to action (Eye Care for All) is a reality, not … Continue reading

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Africa eye foundation fighting avoidable visual impairment from cataract

Getting closer to the architectural rendering! And yes, Africa Eye Foundation is indeed pioneering Central Africa’s first non-profit, sub-specialty eye hospital and training institute in Cameroon. While cataract will remain high on the agenda, retina, glaucoma, paediatric ophthalmology, oculoplastics, cornea … Continue reading

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US Embassy Medical Attache pays visit to Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute

A delegation from the Health Unit of the US Embassy in Yaounde visited the construction site of the Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute on the 1st July 2015. The head of the delegation, Mr James Fulton, Medical attaché, was impressed … Continue reading

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Prime Minister H.E. Dr Philemon Yang visits Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute

On Tuesday 27 January 2015, His Excellency Dr. Philemon Yang, Prime Minister of the Republic of Cameroon, visited the Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute (MICEI), located in Oback (15km from Nkolbisson), on the Yaounde-Okola highway. The Prime Minister was accompanied … Continue reading

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Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute as of December 2014

In 2015, patients coming for cataract surgery, vitreo-retinal surgery (for retinal detachments, advanced diabetic retinopathy etc.), glaucoma filtering surgery, eye operations on children etc. will be received in this waiting room nearing completion.

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Cataract surgery improves survival in the elderly!

Correction of visual impairment by cataract surgery in Australian adults, aged 49 years and above, was found to be associated with an approximately 40 percent lower mortality rate according to a recent report. This is not the first time an … Continue reading

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Celebrate World Sight Day 2013

Get your Eyes Tested! This year, World Sight Day (WSD13) falls on 10 October 2013, the second Thursday of October. World Sight Day 2013 is especially important, since it will mark the launch of a new WHO Action Plan on … Continue reading

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August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

As parents and children prepare for the start of a new school year, it may be worthwhile including an eye exam for the children in the to-do list. Since about 80% of early learning is visual, early identification and treatment … Continue reading

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Journée mondiale de la vue 2013

La Journée mondiale de la vue 2013 sera célébré le Jeudi 10 Octobre 2013 – Testez vos yeux! Le thème de la Journée mondiale de la vue (JMV) cette année est «La santé des yeux Universelle”, tandis que l’appel à … Continue reading

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