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MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS

2021

The RIIO- Kibagabaga Community Eye Clinic

2019

Beware of eye diseases in children. 

Introducing COECSA’s new Competence Based Residency Programme at RIIO School of Ophthalmology, Rwanda

2018

2018 SEE International Humanitarian of the Year Award.In recognition of her commitment to service and sustainable impact, Dr. Mathenge is SEE’s 2018 internationally-based Humanitarian of the Year.

Wills Eye Hospital’s Training in Ophthalmology Voted #1 Top Eye Residency Program in Nation

https://www.seeintl.org/wsd-2018?fbclid=IwAR1t2uz1Xu9Z4ZjlXF-pMSxsvrlGmKBLhvquLfGMTeZSSOGL5tlMu0DRDvM

2017

Nov 17- BCPB:An Update from BCPB’s Sir John Wilson Fellows (Page 16)

Oct 10-  Fred Hollows Foundation restores sight and hope in rural Rwanda

September 18- KCB Bank, RIIO in joint effort to eradicate cataract disease across Rwanda

August- As part of RIIO’s mandate to serve underserved communities. RIIO in partnership KCB, recently held a cataract outreach camp. During the course of a weekend, 20 patients regained their vision. The patients were chosen from different areas within Kigali.

Watch the video here: AUGUST OUTREACH CAMP : Serving the Underserved

2016

June 23 – The New Times: Western Province residents get free cataract treatment

2015

June 5 – Canberra Times: The Fred Hollows Foundation calls on Canberrans to help overcome funding cuts

2014

March – BCPB: Developing Eye Care in Rwanda (Page 13)

2013

December – EW News & Opinion: A Rwandan Profile in Courage

October 10 – RBC: Rwanda Celebrates the World Sight Day

September 23 – The New Times: Eye defect cases low but doctors not idle

2012

April 15 – The Fiat Lux Foundation: Rwanda

2011

January 17 – IGIHE: Over 50,000 Rwandans Blind – Lt. Col. Dr. Nkurikiye