Vision and Mission


Our vision is to provide quality, relevant, vision and eye health education programmes

 Mission and goals:

  • To establish and maintain high standards of optometric education & training.
  • To ensure that the programmes offered produce graduates with knowledge, skills and competencies that are both locally relevant and internationally competitive.
  • To apply the core principles of transformation in discipline activities, programmes and action plans.
  • To engage in strategic community partnerships towards the integration of social accountability into the entire programme.
  • To produce high quality and essential national eye health research that contributes towards the elimination of avoidable blindness and promotes an improved quality of life of the communities our graduates are mandated to serve.
  • To be at the forefront of cutting edge eye care technological advancements and new information generation.
  • To produce graduates with the core values and ethical standards needed to serve individuals and communities equitability with compassion, respect and competence.  

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