RIIO Signs Partnership with Direct Aid.
RIIO Director Dr. John Nkurikiye on behalf of RIIO signed a partnership agreement with Mr. MAGDI Khattab representative of DIRECT AID, Rwanda. The aim of this agreement is to conduct a school screening of 10,000 children in Gasabo District. This activity will kick off when school resumes around the third […]
RIIO MARKS WORLD GLAUCOMA WEEK 2023
We are joining organizations around the world in marking #WorldGlaucomaWeek2023. World Glaucoma Week is a global initiative of the World Glaucoma Association (WGA) to raise awareness on glaucoma. #gettested #saveyoursight #GlaucomaWeek2023 We sat down with Clincial Associate Professor Rabindra Sah to learn more about Glaucoma. He answered all our questions […]
APPLICATIONS FOR THE RIIO OPHTHALMOLOGY RESIDENCY HAVE REOPENED!
We are reopening our call for applications for a limited time. Visit http://riio.org/apply/ to learn more. The deadline for applications is the 2nd of April 2023. We look forward to receiving your applications.
Applications for THE RIIO OPHTHALMOLOGY RESIDENCY ARE CLOSED.
Our call for applications has closed. We look forward to introducing you to our new batch of residents in a few weeks.
APPLICATIONS FOR THE RIIO OPHTHALMOLOGY RESIDENCY ARE OPEN!
Call for Applications for the next cohort of RIIO Residents are now open. To apply visit :https://riio.org/apply/
Happy Holidays and Happy New Year 2023!
We would like to wish all our partners, residents, faculty and staff a wonderful festive season and a prosperous new year! We thank you for your continued support that has helped RIIO grow from strength to strength this year. We look forward to the new year with optimism for what […]
RIIO PGY4 Residents Pass Clinical Exit Exams at First Attempt
A few months ago, the first batch of Ophthalmology residents at RIIO and thus the first ever trained within Rwanda sat for their International Council of Ophthalmology exams Part C. They passed at first attempt. Just as they had done with Part A and B. This week they sat their […]
READ OUR LATEST NEWSLETTER
Our Bi-annual newsletter from Rwanda International Institute of Ophthalmology (RIIO) highlights what RIIO has accomplished in recent months with the contribution of partners at multi-levels. 2022, is a particularly special year for RIIO as it marks our 10th anniversary. We appreciate the confidence that all of our stakeholders and readers […]
Announcing our new faculty
We’re delighted to announce a new addition to our Faculty, Dr. John Cropsey. Dr. Cropsey completed his ophthalmology residency at Wills Eye Hospital. After residency, World Medical Mission’s Post-Residency Program provided Dr. Cropsey with an opportunity to be mentored for two years as a Global Ophthalmology fellow (2009-2011) at Tenwek […]
RIIO Marks World Glaucoma Week 2022
World Glaucoma Week is celebrated every March–The goal is to alert everyone to have regular eye (and optic nerve) checks in order to detect glaucoma as early as possible. We held a free screening session at the RIIO@Kibagabaga Community Eye Clinic. Members of the public aged 40+ were screened and […]