Mengo Hospital – Eye Clinic
- Eye care programme
Mengo Eye Hospital is a separate unit within Mengo General Hospital. It is located in the centre of Kampala, the capital city of Uganda and serves a population of 2-3 million people. In reference to the CBR matrix, the programme focuses on medical care and prevention. It has an outpatient clinic providing professional diagnosis and treatment of common eye diseases, laser treatment for diabetic eye diseases and glaucoma. The eye unit has a paediatric clinic for all children’s eye care, an optical unit and a low vision department. There is partnership with CoRSU to conduct outreaches around Entebbe.
The eye department was established in 1989 and is run as a partnership between Mengo Hospital and CBM.