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The Day of Perfect Vision 6/6 2020.

6/6/2020 The day of perfect vision. 6/6 and 20/20.  This will NEVER happen again. Encourage yourself and others to go for an eye test this week. Support those who will never have perfect vision. Celebrate those who support you to keep your eyes healthy and those who support those without […]

COVID-19 Resources

The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19)pandemic is rapidly changing the way the health and development communities are working. With the proximity of eye health professionals to patients during eye examinations and reports that the virus can cause conjunctivitis, COVID-19 has implications for eye health and eye health professionals. To assist IAPB members, […]

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) announces call for applications

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.Organisation: IAPB. The University of Edinburgh will award 12 scholarships for successful applicants to their Master of Surgery (ChM) in Clinical Ophthalmology programme, thanks to the […]


Kwibuka – To Remember. Today marks the 26th Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi and the beginning of the commemoration week. Remember, Unite, Renew. #Kwibuka26

Get to know our residents

We will be sharing profiles on our residents on the site. These can be found by visiting our dedicated blog. Profiles are also shared our social media pages linked to the website.

ICO Examinations Postponed

Due to the global impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the ICO will postpone the April 2020 examinations to the new date of 21 July 2020. Candidates booked for the April examinations will automatically be transferred to the 21 July sitting. No further email or action is needed for those already registered. […]

RIIO Residency goes online

Following the GoR’s directives to curb the spread of #COVID19 the school and our offices will be closed for the next two weeks. This doesn’t mean learning has stopped. Our residency program continues via our online courses.  We will be sharing their experiences over the next few weeks. Our team is available […]

RIIO has a new home!

Our opening hours remain the same Monday-Friday 8am-5pm Closed on weekends and public holidays.

Dr. Ciku awarded Lead Researcher Prize

RIIO founder and RIIO School of Ophthalmology Director, Dr. Ciku Mathenge was awarded the Lead Researcher prize at the recently concluded COECSA 2019 congress. On receiving the award, Dr. Ciku had this to say; “I was very honoured to be the Chair of the Scientific Program. For the first time […]