Dan Kiage

Dr Dan Kiage

Section of Ophthalmology, Department of Surgery
Email: dan.kiage@aku.edu
Tel: 254 20 3662 115
Fax: 254 20 3743 935
FEACO, The Ottawa University eye Institute, 2008
MMed(Ophthal), UoN, 1997
MBChB, UoN, 1990

Research Interests
Tele-Ophthalmology for remote diagnosis of glaucoma in Africa
Surgical management of Glaucoma in the black population. This is specifically in Randomized Controlled Trials of various surgical methods or modifications of the regular filtering procedures commonly done in Africa

Academic Specialisation

Professional Experience
Consultant Ophthalmologist and Section Head, AKUHNMedical Director, Lighthouse for Christ Eye Center, MombasaConsultant Ophthalmologist, Lighthouse for Christ Eye Center, MombasaZonal Eye Surgeon, Nyeri Provincial General HospitalProject Doctor, Artsen Zonder Grenzen (MSF) Holland - Banissa Refugee CampKenya District Medical Officer, Naivasha District HospitalMedical Intern, Kenyatta National Hospital
Professional Associations
Ophthalmological Society of Eastern Africa I am the current President for this society since 2006. During my tenure the society has undergone an accelerated growth with international visibility. Among the successive projects I have initiated include
Establishing an active website for the society www.oseafrica.org
Establishing and working on the implementation the Five year Strategic Plan 2007-2012] for the society
Expanding the territories of OSEA from the 3 East Africa countries of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania to include other neighboring countries of Ethiopia, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia and Malawi
Forming affiliation with other societies in other parts of Africa, Middle East, Europe and North America
Advisory Leadership Group for Sub-Saharan Africa [ALGSA] I am a member of this is a group of 25 young Ophthalmologists from Sub-Saharan Africa appointed jointly by WHO and ICO [International Council of Ophthalmology] to offer leadership in delivery of quality eye care and eradication of preventable blindness in this region
Middle East and Africa Council of Ophthalmology [MEACO] As the President of OSEA I am a Board Member
International Council of Ophthalmologist [ICO] I am Board of Trustees member for ICO
Africa Ophthalmology Forum Current Vice President – Eastern Africa region

Certificate of Competence in Basic Microsurgery and Posterior Chamber Implant by Fred Hollows Foundation, 4th December 1997
Certificate of Participation: Foundation of American Academy of Ophthalmology and Rotary club Host Project in AAO 2001 Annual meeting in New Orleans Louisiana
Certificate of Participation on Sustainability and Dependence Reduction workshop, Christofel Blind Mission [CBM], Kenya, April 2003
Certificate of Participation in National Workshop for Planning of Vision 2020 activities in the Republic of Kenya, June 2003
Certificate Course on PRIORITIES IN EYE CARE DELIVERY, in LAICO, Madurai India in January 2004
Certificate of Eye Bank Medical Director Observership program – 2nd to 7th April 2007 – L.V. Prasad Eye Institute – Hyderabad – India
Certificate of participation in the 5th Global WGA Consensus meeting – “Screening of Open Angle Glaucoma” – Fort Lauderdale Florida USA April 26, 2008
Certificate for participation [was the organizer] in Endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation [ECP] Course on June 17 2008 – University of Ottawa Eye Institute. Ottawa, Canada
Award of ARVO International Travel Grant in the ARVO Annual meeting in April 2008 - Fort Lauderdale Florida USA
Certificate of Eye Bank Medical Directors Training – Fundamentals of Eye Bank Organization – 20th June 2008. Sightlife – Seattle – USA
Excellence award in Prevention of Blindness Programs in Nyeri, Kenya, 1999

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