Postgraduate Diploma in Community Eye Health 2015
Calls are now open to apply to study for the postgraduate diploma in Community Eye Health (PgDCEH) (February – November) in 2015! What is the closing date? 30 September 2014 How do I apply? Application forms for admission to the course in...
Postgraduate Diploma Class of 2018
Students from left to right (back): Onyemelonu Stanley, Moacwi Precious, Mbuya Kelvin, Karen Fischer Mogeson (lecturer), Dominique Brand (lecturer) and Aubrey Mankhakabanda, In front from left to right: Opokuyamoah Victor and Mmoloki Tatowela.
Postgraduate Diploma Class of 2011
Students from left to right:
Postgraduate Diploma in Community Eye Health, class of 2013
Students of the Postgraduate Diploma in Community Eye Health class of 2013
Postgraduate Diploma in Community Eye Health, class of 2012
Postgraduate Diploma in Community Eye Health, class of 2012


Tuesday, 18 January 2022
Management training of eye care workers project launched

The Community Eye Health Institute (UCT-CEHI) and Fred Hollows Foundation commenced a partnership to deliver management training to eye care workers in sub-Saharan African eye care programmes.

Publication Date:
Wed, 18 Sep 2013 - 13:45
Mr Minnies presnts
Capacity building to conduct rapid assessments of avoidable blindness!

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness conducted a RAAB Training of Trainers workshop in Woking, south of London in the UK between 16 and 22 June 2014.  RAAB stands for Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness.  The Rapid Assessment of Avoidable Blindness (RAAB) is a standardised method to conduct a population based survey on blindness and visual impairment in a defined population. The Director of the Community Eye Health Institute, Mr Deon Minnies, was one of 11 participants targeted to increase the capacity to conduct these highly economical, efficient and valuable blindness prevalence surveys in Africa, the Middle East and South East Asia.


Publication Date:
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 - 16:45
Our first PgDCEH pass with distinction, despite Covid-19!

The year 2020 was a tough year for everyone.  Despite the terrible lockdown situation, the anguish about the dangers of Covid-19 and the pressures imposed on us from all sides, the Postgraduate Dimploma in Community Eye Health Class of 2020 delivered our very first student who PASSED with DISTINCTION! 

Publication Date:
Fri, 19 Feb 2021 - 14:30