Tag Archives: Yaounde

Progress on Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute Construction

Despite heavy rains, progress on the Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute in Yaounde has been satisfactory, as Dr Daniel Etya’ale observed during a visit to the construction site, early November. At the time, final touches were being made on the … Continue reading

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Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute Proposed Layout

The proposed layout of Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute reflects its objectives well. These objectives include: 1. To serve as a tertiary level eye referral center, not just for Cameroon also but for neighboring countries. 2. To offer ophthalmology subspecialties … Continue reading

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Clearing and leveling almost complete

Clearing and leveling of the land to build the new Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute, Yaounde is almost complete. Construction of the clinical services building of the institute is anticipated to start by the end of the month of September … 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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Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute envisage un Centre de correction de la vue par laser à Yaoundé

Les lunettes et les lentilles de contact sont les approches traditionnelles pour corriger des troubles de la vision dues à des erreurs de réfraction comme la myopie, l’astigmatisme, l’hypermétropie et la presbytie. Néanmoins, la correction de vision au laser, qui … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Vision from Diabetes: The Annual Exam Every Diabetic Needs

In this American Academy of Ophthalmology video, an Eye M.D. and patients explain why people with diabetes should get an annual eye exam and how it can save your sight.

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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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January is Glaucoma awareness month – know your risks!

Glaucoma is called the “sneak thief of sight” because it is a silent illness and most people don’t  notice they have a problem until vision diminishes substantially or blindness occurs. Conservative estimates put the proportion of people aged 40 years … Continue reading

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Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute presented to the public during “PROMOTE 2011”!

Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute participated in the 4th International Exhibition for Enterprises, SMEs and Partnerships of Yaounde “PROMOTE 2011”, from 3rd – 11 December 2011.  It was an opportunity, for the Africa Eye Foundation to present the institute to Cameroonians. … Continue reading

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