Med.Inter.Rev. 2013, 101, 237-242.

SITUATION ANALYSIS ON THE EYE CARE SERVICE IN ST JOSEPH’S EYE HOSPITAL MGBIRICHI OHAJI/EGBEME LGA IMO STATE OF NIGERIA


UBAKA Christiana

St Joseph’s Eye Hospital Mgbirichi, Ohaji/Egbeme, LGA Iimo State of Nigeria


Abstract

The article presents the work of St. Joseph’s Eye Hospital, a young hospital in the Mgbirichi Ohaji / Egbeme LGA Imo
State of Nigeria. The hospital is run by the catholic order of the Congegration of the Daughters of Mary and provides basic eye care in a rural part of Africa. The article highlights the potentials of the hospital, that also offers collaboration with neighbouring health care institutions and the limitations due to lack of personnel and the equipment for more special interventions.

Keywords: eye care hospital, Nigeria, ophthalmology, Africa


Oryginal language: English

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