15Oct, 2021

WORLD SIGHT DAY 2021

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Every second Thursday of October is designated as Word Sight Day by World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners. This year’s theme is: Love Your Eyes. The theme emphasizes the importance of our respective eye health and the need for regular eye check up to be included in routine medical examination. It’s a day we remind the general public that 84% of blindness in Nigeria is avoidable and that adopting healthy lifestyle as well as good health-seeking behaviour are fundamental in blindness prevention drive. It’s also a day we draw […]
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28Sep, 2021

Flag Off of Free Medical Outreach in Zaria

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The National Eye Centre was at the Kaduna State Primary Health Care Centre, (Asbitin Kantoma) in Zaria GRA for the Flag off of Free Medical Outreach in conjunction with Doctors on the Move, Africa. The programme is the Federal Government’s efforts to bring medical care, including eye care to the grassroots. Dr J. H. Kigbu of Doctors on the Move Africa, showed the leader of NEC team and CMAC, Dr. Thelma Ndife around. The team later went to Saidu Dange Specialist Hospital, Nigeria Railways, Sabon Gari, were surgeries were performed […]
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10May, 2021

We’ve Developed Strong Advocacy Strategies To Reach All Parts Of Nigeria – Dr. Mahmoud Alhassan

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The Chief Medical Director, Dr. Mahmoud Alhassan granted an interview to the North West Bureau Chief of Daily Independent Newspaper, Mrs. Juliet Oyoyo. In the interview, he gives an insight into the importance of Eye Care and how early treatment saves. Excerpts: https://independent.ng/weve-developed-strong-advocacy-strategies-to-reach-all-parts-of-nigeria-mahmud-alhassan/
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23Mar, 2021

NEC Receives Covid-19 Vaccine

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The Chief Medical Director, Dr. Mahmoud Alhassan, on the 23rd of March, 2021 led the management and staff of the Centre to take the COVID-19 vaccination in the Centre.
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19Feb, 2021

COMMUNITY EYE HEALTH COURSE 2021

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The West African College of Surgeons and the National Post Graduate Medical College of Nigeria in collaboration with National Eye Centre, Kaduna wishes to announce the commencement of the Year 2021 Community Eye Health Course. Details are shown in featured image. Please click on the link below to fill registration form online: Note that you will need to upload scanned copies of your passport photograph and remita receipt (not exceeding 1mb) before proceeding to fill the form. https://www.cognitoforms.com/NATIONALEYECENTREKADUNA/COMMUNITYEYEHEALTHCOURSE2021 DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: MARCH 1ST, 2021
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12Feb, 2021

SALES OF SPBON ADMISSION FORM FOR 2021/2022 ACADEMIC SESSION

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The sales of OND form into the School of Post Basic Ophthalmic Nursing, National Eye Centre, Kaduna for 2021/2022 academic session has commenced. PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY THEN CLICK ON THE LINK PROVIDED BELOW TO FILL THE ONLINE FORM INSTRUCTIONS Applicant must be a registered nurse (RN) with a current practicing license from Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria. Have at least one (1) year post qualification experience. Possess 5 Credits Pass in English, Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry in not more than two (2) sittings (WAEC and/or NECO […]
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14Jan, 2021

NEC Carries Out First Ahmed Glaucoma Valve Implant

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National Eye Centre, Kaduna has carried out its first ever Ahmed Glaucoma Valve Implant (AGV). This was disclosed by Dr. Olusegun Olaniyi, a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Head of Glaucoma Department in Centre and the first eye surgeon to be trained and certified to do the AGV procedure in the Northern part of the country. According to Dr. Olaniyi, who did the surgery on a patient named Shehu Bello, the AGV is an improvement on the previous Trabectomy surgery, as it produces better outcome. Mr. Bello who is a resident of […]
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