MTNF Eye Restoration Intervention Scheme (EyeRIS) Phase 2: Ondo State
MTNF Eye Restoration Intervention Scheme (EyeRIS) Phase 2: Ondo State

MTNF Eye Restoration Intervention Scheme (EyeRIS) Phase 2: Ondo State

The MTNF EyeRIS Project successfully kicked off at The Trauma & Surgical unit, Medical Village, Laje Rd, Ondo Town, Ondo State, on 2nd March, 2015.

The official flag off ceremony was held on 9th March, 2015 and attended by the Executive Governor, Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, MTNF Director, Mr. Dennis Okoro and Executive Secretary of MTNF, Nonny Ugboma. Other dignitaries present were Traditional Rulers and Members of the Ondo State Executive Council.

The three week program which is scheduled to end on the 22nd of March, 2015 has conducted over 1,057 cataract surgeries while 2,000 glasses and 1,917 drugs packs has been distributed.

 

MTNF Eye Restoration Intervention Scheme (EyeRIS) Phase 2: Imo State  

The MTNF EyeRIS Project was successfully conducted in Imo State 12th – 31st of January, 2015.  Screening of patients from across state was conducted at the following locations:

  • Imo State Specialist Hospital, Umuguma, Owerri, 12th – 31st January , 2015     
  • General Hospital, Mbaise January, 16th -17th January , 2015
  • St Anthony Catholic Hospital, Okigwe, 19th – 24th January, 2015
  • General Hospital, Orlu, 26th -30th January, 2015    

The official flag off ceremony was held on 15th January, 2015 and attended by the Executive Governor, Imo State, Owelle Anayo Okorocha. The event was also attended by:

  • MTN Nigeria Chairman, Dr. Pascal Dozie
  • MTNF Director, Mr. Dennis Okoro
  • Executive Secretary (MTNF), Nonny Ugboma

 

MTNF Eye Restoration Intervention Scheme (EyeRIS) Phase 2: Ogun State

The MTNF EyeRIS Project was successfully conducted in Abeokuta, Ogun State from the 17th of November to 6th December, 2014. Screening of patients from across state was conducted at the following locations:

  • State Hospital, Ijaiye, Abeokuta, 17th – 21st November, 2014     
  • State Hospital, Ijebu-ode, 22nd – 26th November, 2014   
  • State Hospital, Ota, 27th – 29th November, 2014                
  • State Hospital, Ilaro, 1st – 3rd December, 2014
  • Akarigbo Palace, Sagamu, 4th – 6th December, 2014

The official flag off ceremony was held on 4th of December, 2014 and attended by the Honourable Commissioner of Health, Ogun State, Dr. Olaokun Soyinka who represented His Excellency, the Executive Governor, Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun.

During the first phase of the project conducted in Osun, Niger, Delta, Abia, Sokoto and Jigawa States in 2013, a total of 10,610 cataract surgeries were conducted while 11,946 glasses and 10,808 Drugs packs were distributed.

 

 

 


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