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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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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26Sep, 2020

Condolence Visit To Emirate, Zazzau

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The Top Management Staff (TMC) of National Eye Centre, Kaduna paid a visit to the Palace of the Emir of Zazzau on the 25th of September, 2020 to commiserate with the Emirate on the passing of the late Emir, Alhaji Shehu Idris. The monarch, who was appointed on February 15, 1975, died on the 20th of September, 2020 at the age of 84 years.
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26Sep, 2020

National Eye Centre Rekindles Hope of Achieving Its Vision And Mission

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The giant strides of National Eye Centre, Kaduna has continuously raised standard for effective medical practice within it catchment areas and beyond giving hope to Nigerians with sight challenges which no doubt place it within the core mandate of preventive, curative and rehabilitative eye care services. This feature recaps the landmarks of the current management team of the hospital lead by Dr. Mahmoud Alhassan in his first tenure and the blueprint for the next 4years. An over view of the past four years of stewardship witnessed remarkable additions in terms […]
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8Jun, 2020

Exploring National Eye Centre’s Master Plan Beyond 21st Century

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Commissioned in December 1992, with the core mandate to provide preventive, curative and rehabilitative eye care services to all Nigerians and even patients from the West African sub-region, the National Eye Centre has continued to doggedly pilot the ship of eye care services for Nigeria and beyond. Within the past 5 years of Dr. Mahmoud Alhassan led Management, the Hospital has attended to an average of 39,261 patients per year, mainly Nigerians from various walks of life. This is apart from its various community outreach programs which takes eye care […]
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25May, 2020

Eid Mubarak!!!

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The Management of National Eye Centre, Kaduna wishes the general public and staff a Happy Eid-El-Kabir celebration. May the blessings of the sacrifices and supplications of Ramadan bring you joy, peace and happiness.
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25May, 2020

COVID 19 – NEC Strategizes on Protecting Workers, Maintains Emergency Services

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As the novel Corona Virus pandemic continues to bite harder in Nigeria, the foremost eye care hospital in Nigeria, the National Eye Centre, Kaduna has continued to render its noble services. In chat with newsmen in Kaduna, the Chief Medical Director of National Eye Centre, Dr. Mahmud Alhassan said, “We are implementing the universal protection since we don’t have vaccines and we cannot implement point of care assessment of testing for COVID-19. “So, hand washing, social distancing and then also protecting ourselves with good face masks to prevent transmission are […]
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