Archive for Month: May 2016
Dr. Mathenge named IAPB Eye Health Hero
RIIO’s Dr. Mathenge is an IAPB Eye Health Hero! My initial motivation for specializing in ophthalmology stemmed from my experiences watching miraculous blindness reversing operations while on a short attachment in the eye unit. That wonder has never left me but I have now come to realise that so many processes […]
DR. NKURIKIYE DISCUSSES NCDS FOR PODCAST HEALTH ON EARTH
RIIO Director, Dr. John Nkurikiye, was featured on Montreal’s CKUT 90.3 FM’s Health on Earth. In this show, called “Chronic Diseases in the Majority World,” Dr. Nkurikiye and the Director of RIIO’s partner the Rwanda Diabetes Association, Crispin Gishoma, discuss the current status of chronic diseases in Rwanda with RIIO […]
RIIO PARTAKES IN PUBLIC NCD SCREENING
This week RIIO participated in public NCD screening in downtown Kigali. Thousands of Rwandans had their blood pressure, blood glucose and vision tested for free as part of an awareness-raising campaign.
RIIO STAFF RECEIVE WEB TRAINING
This month RIIO staff members received training from RIIO Fellow Chevy Lazenby on how to manage our website and social media. One of Chevy’s projects during her time in Kigali was to build our current website in order to amplify our partnerships, disseminate our resources and raise awareness of about our services. Now, […]
Dr Nkurikiye will examine at Mbarara University
Dr John Nkurikiye RIIO Medical Director has been invited as the external examiner at the Department of Ophthalmology Mbarara University Uganda from 30th May 2016 to 1st June 2016.
Dr. Mathenge speaks at Women Deliver
Dr. Ciku Mathenge, the director of RIIO, was invited to speak at the 4th edition of the Women Deliver conference in Denmark. The conference took place from the 16th to the 19th of May. Women Deliver advocates for girl’s and women’s health, right and well being. She presented on the […]