Uganda Mbarara University, Ruharo Eye Centre and United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust.

Fields of work Ophthalmology
UK Partner United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust
Developing Country Partner Uganda Mbarara University, Ruharo Eye Centre
Contact Mr Mo Majid Vision 2020 Link Coordinator Bristol University Hospital Trust Trust Headquarters Bristol BS1 3NU Tel: 0117 923 0000 Mo.Majid@ubht.nhs.uk

This specialist eye link is part of the wider health link between Mbarara and Bristol.  The eye link is part of the VISION 2020 Links programme.  The VISION 2020 Links programme; established by the International Centre for Eye Health in 2004; aims to increase the quality and quantity of eye training in low income countries by developing sustainable eye links with a suitable UK partners.  Find out more at http://www.iceh.org.uk/linksprogramme.asp This is a joint-link between University of Mbarara Eye Department and the Ruhero Eye Centre.  The emphasis of this link is training and support; postgraduate and sub-specialist training.  VISION 2020: The Right to Sight is a global programme established by the World Health Organization and International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness to eliminate avoidable blindness worldwide.  One of the three core components of VISION 2020 is the development of skilled and competent human resources.  The links programme is a perfect fit with the aims of VISION 2020 and will contribute by strengthening ophthalmology training in low income countries (emphasis Africa).

Contact Details

Mr Mo Majid
Vision 2020 Link Coordinator

Bristol University Hospital Trust
Trust Headquarters
Bristol 
BS1 3NU

Tel: 0117 923 0000
Mo.Majid@ubht.nhs.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof Jerome Kabakyenga

Mbarara University of Science and Technology
Uganda

Websitewww.must.8m.net