ABOUT US

The Jinka hospital 

Was built at 2000 G.C and has 5 case team and 32 departments.

 

The Secondary Eye Care Unit

Was established at 2008.  Since 2012 the unit is constructed of one general nurse, 2 ophthalmic nurses, an optometrist and one cataract surgeon.  Currently once a year an outreach campaign to the local tribes is being held.

 

    Activities

  • Surgery

  • Screening

  • Optometry

  • School screening

The Eye unit's objectives

  • Treating thousands of patients and performing hundreds of eye surgeries each year.

  • Operating a local independent medical unit for treating the population of the Lower Omo Valley.  

  • Maintaining a working staff with scientific and medical capabilities, including annual training and refresher courses in specific fields.

  • Having the local team do outreach by offering treatments in remote communities.

  • Forming local, regional and international collaborations, which would offer scientific and operative support.

OPTOMETRY

The Team

Seid
Idris

Bsc-cataract surgeon 

graduated from Jimma university.

working since 2012 at Jinka general Hospital SECU

Hawlet
Ibrahim

Ophthalmic nurse

 

 

graduated from alert hospital (AA)

Working in this eye clinic since 2011 at Jinka general Hospital SECU

Negatwa
Demise
Mamuye
G/TsadiK
Negussie
Misganaw

Ophthalmic nurse

 

 

graduated from yirgalem school

working since -2008 at Jinka general Hospital SECU

Clinical Nurse

 

working since 2010 at Jinka general Hospital SECU

Bsc optometry

 

graduated from university of Gonder

 

working in our eye clinic since 2015 at Jinka general Hospital SECU