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AOC 2024 - African Ophthalmology Council Inaugural in-person scientific congress
The African Opportunity. Be it. Find it. Seize it.

AOC 2024 - African Ophthalmology Council Inaugural in-person scientific congress
The African Opportunity. Be it. Find it. Seize it.

Datum
27.07.2024 - 29.07.2024
Kongress
Kigali
Sprache
Englisch
Gebühren ab
350.00 USD
Veranstalter
African Ophthalmology Council
Organisator

digiLUNTU trading as Plan2join 
Heyns du Preez
aoc2024@plan2join.com 
secretariat@aocafrica.org
+27 655 404 852

Ausrichter:
African Ophthalmology Council
academic matters contact:
Dr  Michael Mikhail
(AOC2024 Congress Chair)
drmok@hotmail.co.uk
&
Prof Ciku Mathenge 
(AOC President)
ciku@email.com 

The African Ophthalmology Council is the congress for all ophthalmologists, optometrists and all allied eye health professionals. With the theme “The African Opportunity: Be it. Find it. Seize it.”, the congress aims to explore the various opportunities available in Africa to push the boundaries of ophthalmic knowledge, improve the lives of those suffering from vision loss, and ensure the everyone has access to the quality eye care.
  • Basisinformation
    Datum
    27.07.2024 - 29.07.2024
    Kongress
    Kigali
    Sprache
    Englisch
    Gebühren ab
    350.00 USD
    Veranstalter
    African Ophthalmology Council
    Organisator

    digiLUNTU trading as Plan2join 
    Heyns du Preez
    aoc2024@plan2join.com 
    secretariat@aocafrica.org
    +27 655 404 852

    Ausrichter:
    African Ophthalmology Council
    academic matters contact:
    Dr  Michael Mikhail
    (AOC2024 Congress Chair)
    drmok@hotmail.co.uk
    &
    Prof Ciku Mathenge 
    (AOC President)
    ciku@email.com 

  • VERANSTALTUNGSORT
    Kigali Convention Centre
    Convention Ctr Roundabout
    6629 Kigali, RW
  • Programm
    Saturday, 27 July 2024  
    7:00 REGISTRATION  
    SESSION: AOC BOARD MEETING & AOC ADVIORY COUNCIL AOC BOARD OF TRUSTEES
    VENUE: Room AD 10  
    CHAIR: AOC President  
    8:30 Board meeting starts  
    9:25 Board meeting concludes  
    9:30 AOC ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING STARTS  
    1025 Advisory council meeting concludes  
    10:30 REFRESHMENTS AND TRADE EXHIBITION  
    SESSION: AOC GENERAL ASSEMBLY ALL AOC MEMBERS
    VENUE: Room AD 12  
    CHAIR: AOC President  
    11:00 General assembly starts  
    12:10 Discussion  
    12:25 General assembly ends  
    12:30 LUNCH AND TRADE EXHIBITION  
    SESSION: THE AOC TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE  
    VENUE: Room AD 12  
    CHAIR: AMOS KIBATA AND TBC  
    13:30 Why Technology Matters Ciku Mathenge - AOC
    13:40 What happens when you combine confocal retina imaging with an automated perimeter,and active retinal tracking function and a scanning ophthalmoscope Giulio Pascolini - iCare
    13:50 Technologies For Glaucoma Lasers Assisted Solutions (Glass) Emmanuel Sudre - Quantel
    14:00 Peek: PEEK Hilary Rono - Peek
    14:10 Vikash Dudhia-International Need For Nurse Led Programes For Retinopathy Of Prematurity Vikash Dudhia - Neolight
    14:20 Frugal Tech for Sight Andrew Blaikie - Arclight
    14:30 Electrophysiology of vision as an objective assessment of visual system Mohammed Farouk - Roland Consult
    14:40 Q & A Discussion  
    12:30 LUNCH AND TRADE EXHIBITION  
    SESSION: MASTER CLASSES SERIES 1: NEUROOPHTHALMOLOGY The case Infront of me is NeuroOphthalmology. Now what?  
    VENUE: Room AD 10  
    CHAIR: Tsedeke Asaminew and Okonkwo Ogugua  
    13:30 Mystery Case 1 Karl Golnik
    13:40 Mystery Case 2 Yaping Joyce Liao
    13:50 Mystery Case 3 Karl Golnik
    14:00 Mystery Case 4 Yaping Joyce Liao
    14:10 Mystery Case 5 Karl Golnik
    14:20 Mystery Case 6 Yaping Joyce Liao
    14:30 Discussion  
    SESSION: MASTER CLASS SERIES 2: WOMEN LEADERS IN TRAINING RESEARCH AND CLINICAL CARE  
    VENUE: Room AD 12  
    CHAIR: Allison Hill, FHF  
    15:10 Women in Training- Abeba T / Giorgis
    15:20 Women in refractive surgery. My role as a mentor and sponsor Harald Gaeckle
    15:30 Women in Research Lisa Roberts
    15:40 Women In Eye Programs Annette Kobusingye
    15:50 Women in Cornea / Private Sector Jyoti Trivedy
      Discussion Allison Hill
      Adjourn  
    SESSION: MASTER CLASS SERIES 2 RETINA: FROM ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO THE LATEST TECHNOLOGICAL AND PHARMACOLOGIC ADVANCEMENTS  
    VENUE: Room AD 10  
    CHAIR: Tsedeke Asaminew and Okonkwo Ogugua  
    15:10 AI for a whole nation Ciku Mathenge
    15:20 Novartis speaker Oscar Onyango
    15:30 Novartis Speaker Theophile Tuyisabe
    15:40 Liquid Biopsy proteomics in retinal disease Vinit Mahajan
    15:50 Africa Retina Society Speaker Evelyn Mensa
    16:00 Africa Retina Society Speaker Louis Kruger
      Discussion  
      Adjourn  
    19:30 GALA DINNER, CULTURAL EVENING AND OPENING CEREMONY  
    VENUE: Room MH 2+3 IKAZE

    Day 2, Sunday, 28 July 2024

    Time Topic Speakers / panelists
      Sunday, 28 July 2024  
    SESSION: Womens Breakfast: “Standing Strong, Sharing Space and Shaping Solutions” Evelyne MensahAmelia BukeJalikatu MustaphaAnnah Major
    VENUE: Room MH 2  
    CHAIR: Ciku Mathenge  
    Time 07:00 to 08:00  
    7:00 REGISTRATION  
    SESSION: Welcome Ceremony  
    VENUE: Room MH 3  
    CHAIR: President AOC  
    8:30 Welcome adddress by Chair of the Scientific Program  
    8:35 Presidents Address  
    8:45 Motivational Speech by Cam Hollows  
    SESSION: Refractive Surgery Alliance Symposium  
    VENUE: Room MH 3  
    CHAIR: Anesu Madikane and Harald Gaekle  
    9:00 Welcome and Session Overview (Wu) Harald Gaekle
    9:05 The impact of untreated refractive errors on human safety and productivity in Africa (Getaneh) – 10 minutes Daniel Getaneh
    9:15 The Seven Procedures in Refractive Surgery (Coetzee) – 15 minutes Lourens Coetzee
    9:30 Keeping it Safe with Modern Diagnostics (Wu) – 10 minutes Helen Wu
    9:40 Modern IOLs (Kruger) – 15 minutes Johann Kruger
    9:55 Training to be a Refractive Surgeon (Wu) – 10 minutes Helen Wu
    10:05 Bringing refractive surgery to a new country. (Mhizha) – 10 minutes Ronald Mhizha
    10:15 Panel Discussion – 15 minutes Harald Gaekle
    10:30 REFRESHMENTS AND TRADE EXHIBITION  
    SESSION: HE AOC CATARACT SYMPOSIUM-THE GREAT DEBATE  
    VENUE: Room MH 3  
    CHAIR: Okonkwo Ogugua and Ciku Mathenge  
    11:00 Elimination is difficult – the social economic factor- Jalikatu Mustapha
    11:07 Its not social economics- its many other things John Nkurikiye
    11:14 Elimination is difficult – our patients do not trust us TBC
    11:21 Improving outcomes through good training Bonnie Henderson
    11:28 Elimination is possible BUT Its not just surgeon quality- the entire system needs to improve Tsedeke Asaminew
    11:35 Elimination is possible with Innovative solutions- Offering high quality phacoemulsification to the masses successfull George Ohiti
    11:42 The winning formula- Sorting out both Demand and Suppl Amos Kibata
    11:49 AUDIENCE RESPONSE  
    12:10 Closing remarks by panellists- 2 minutes each All
    12:24 Closing Remarks by Session Chairs- 3 minutes each Okonkwo OguguaCiku Mathenge
    13:00 LUNCH AND TRADE EXHIBITION  
    SESSION: INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION IN OPHTHALMIC GENETICS  
    VENUE: Room MH 3  
    CHAIR: Prof Raj Ramesar and Dr Oscar Onyango  
    14:00 Opportunities and Challenges in Global Genetic Eye Research and How Africa can Participate. Michael Chiang /Gyan “John” Prakash
    14:15 Introduction Of GEGC: Systematic Approach To Tackle Genetic Eye Diseases From Diagnostic To Therapeutic Takeshi Iwata
    14:25 Role of RPE65 in recessively and dominantly inherited IRDs Michael Redmond
    14:35   Prof. S. Natarajan
    14:45 African Vision Research Collaboration Program to launch an African Longitudinal Eye Study Musa Kana
    14:55   Lisa Roberts
    15:00   Raj Ramesar
    15:10 Discussion  
    15:30 REFRESHMENTS AND TRADE EXHIBITION  
    SESSION: MEDICAL EDUCATION FOR ALL EYE PROFESSIONALS  
    VENUE: Room MH 3  
    CHAIR: Nombuso Mathe and Chinsisi Nyirenda  
    16:00 Panel Discussion:Nyawira Mwangi, Tsedeke Alemu, George Moyo, Karl Golnik- Moderator: Nombuso
    16:30 An Interactive Online Curriculum in Oculoplastic Surgery for Under-resourced Settings Globally Harsha Reddy
    16:40 Building Capacity To Improve Cataract Surgical Services In Malawi Chinsisi Nyirenda-
    16:50 Clinical Exposure Matters For African Medical Students In Choosing Ophthalmology And Other Surgical Subspecialties: A Mixed-Methods Cross-Sectional Study Across 36 Countries Henok Samuel
    17:00 The Ophthalmology Foundation Education Program Karl Golnik
    17:10 Training of Ophthalmic Clinicl officers and Ophthalmic nurses Nyawira Mwangi
    17:20 Training of Orthhoptists in Nigeria Jumbo
    17:30 Closing Remarks Nombuso Mathe
    17:50 Discussion  
    18:00 Adjourn  
    19:00 EVENING FUNCTION  
    SESSION: PRESIDENTS DINNER AOC PRESIDENT/EXCOM
    VENUE: KOZO RESTAURANT  

    Day 3, Monday, 29 July 2024

    Time Topic Speakers / panelists
      Monday, 29 July 2024  
    SESSION: YOUNG OPHTHALMOLOGISTS BREAKFAST Henry Rono, Kennedy
    VENUE: Room MH 2  
    CHAIR: David Ngabo, Anesu Madikane  
    Time 07:00 to 08:00  
    7:00 REGISTRATION  
    SESSION: MASTERS OF THE EYE: UNVEILING CUTTING-EDGE INSIGHTS  
    VENUE: Room MH 3  
    CHAIR: Amelia Buke and Theodat Manga  
      Office based cataract and VR surgery Louis Kruger
    9:00 Myopia And Presbyopia: Current Surgical Options Miguel Morcillo
    9:10 Cornea: Endothelial regeneration Brent Finklea
    9:20 Neuro: Optic Nerve Stroke Joyce Liao
    9:30 Closing Macular holes: an ILM abrasion Technique Vinit Mahajan
    9:40 Oculoplastic: Harsha Reddy
    9:50 Ocular Genetics: Helen Wu
    10:00 Managing Complex Trauma Natarajan
    10:10 Electrophysiology assessment in children Mohammed Farouk
    10:20 Discussion  
    10:30 REFRESHMENTS AND TRADE EXHIBITION  
    SESSION: THE BEST FROM THE AFRICAN DIASPORA  
    VENUE: Room MH 3  
    CHAIR: Mercy Kibe and Evelyn Mensa  
      Panel Discussion Evelyn Mensa, Ninani Kombo, Ahmed Salam, Harald Gaeckle
    11:10   Mercy Kibe
    11:30 Multimodal Imaging for Retina Diseases Evelyn Mensa
    11:50   Ninani Kombo
    12:10 Femto cataract in a low income country Harald Gaeckle
    12:30    
    12:50 Discussion  
    13:00 LUNCH AND TRADE EXHIBITION  
    SESSION: AOC COUNCIL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM  
    VENUE: Room MH 3  
    CHAIR: Marcia Zondervan and Naseer Ally  
    14:00 Eccentric macular holes as a postoperative complication of macular surgery in black Africans Michael Mikhail - ROS
    14:10 Assessement Of Adherence To Topical Eye Drops In Patients With Glaucoma In South-South Nigeria Ugochukwu Eze - OSN
    14:20 A Patient-Based Perspective On The Competence Of Their Ophthalmic Surgeon Saka Idris - OSN
    14:30 Medico-Legal Aspects Of Mutilating Eyeball Surgery In Cameroon Nomo A Francine - CSdO
    14:40 Biometric Characteristics Of The Eye With Microcornea And Congenital Cataract Before And After Cataract Extraction Gloria Simba - DRC
    14:50 Comparative Analysis of Paediatric IOL Power Under-correction: Manual vs. Machine Approach Dagmawi Abebe - EOS
    15:00 Impact of Covid-19 on Ophthalmic Procedures In Sub-Saharan Africa: A Multicentre Study Naseer Ally - OSSA
    15:00    
    15:20 Discussion  
    15:30 REFRESHMENTS AND TRADE EXHIBITION  
    SESSION: THIS IS HOW WE DO IT  
    VENUE: Room MH 3  
    CHAIR: TBC  
    16:00 Development Of The COECSA Written Exams Robert Ntitima
    16:10 Postgraduate Training In Africa: Impact Of The International Centre For Eye Health Marcia Zondervan
    16:20 The Kenya RAAB Studies- From The Mountain To The Ocean Michael Gichangi
    16:30 A Decade Of National Cataract Outcome Monitoring Drives Up Quality And Quantity John Buchan
    16:40 Trabeculectomy in Ethiopia- a 3 year review of surgical outcomes Elias Haile
    16:50 What next after Post-Elimination Of Trachoma As A Public Health Problem Caleb Mpyet
    17:05 Discussion  
    17:20 Congress closure President AOC
    17:30 DELEGATES ADJOURN EVENING AT LEISURE  
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  • Sponsoren

    Opthalmology Foundation
    Fred Hollows Foundation
    Eye Foundation Hospital
    BEEVEEJAY
    Cureblindness
    CBM Kenya
    Helpmesee
    Orchidia
    RIIO
    Roland Consult
    EyeLove Africa
    Icare
    Peek Vision
    Orbis International
    Serge-eye love africa
    Will Centre for academix global ophthalmology
    Envision Africa
    1FOCUS


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