Archive for Month: June 2016
VISIT OF DR. IRV RABER AT RIIO HEAD OFFICES.
RIIO is honored to host Dr. Irv Raber, a leading corneal expert at the Wills Eye Hospital from Philadelphia, he will be in Kigali from 27th June 2016. During his visit several corneal transplants will be carried out at Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital including the lates techniques using precut cornea […]
RIIO PARTAKES AN EYE OUTREACH AT RUBAVU.
RIIO Directors, Dr. John Nkurikiye and Dr. Ciku Matenge participated in a successful cataract surgery at Rubavu, between 19th and 23rd June 2016. The activity was a partnership between Himalayan Cataract Project (HCP), Vision for a Nation, Rwanda Defense Force (RDF), local government leaders and Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital supporting […]
‘Amaso Mazima’ Launch
This year, RIIO Fellow Chevy Lazenby spearheaded the development of a program called “Amaso Mazima” for people living with diabetes in Rwanda. Amaso Mazima translates to “Healthy Eyes” and the idea for the program spawned from a consistent challenge that we face at Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital. At Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital […]