Chapters – Nigeria

Nigerian Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Society (NIPOSS)

Executive Members:
Chairman: Dr. Dupe Ademola – Popoola
Vice Chairman: Dr. Modupe Idris
Secretary: Dr. Adedayo Adio
Treasurer: Dr. Patricia Wade

Contact Person: Dr. Adedayo Adio


Upcoming Meeting

1. Annual Congress of the Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria (OSN)
Date: Thursday 30th August-Saturday 1st September, 2018
Venue: NICON Luxury hotel, Abuja, Nigeria.

2.Nigerian Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Society (NIPOSS) Sub-Specialty Meeting
Date: 31st August 2018
Venue: NICON Luxury hotel, Abuja, Nigeria
Theme: Early detection for early intervention for child eye health.
This meeting will feature the Annual Marilyn Miller Lecture, Symposia, Academic Paper Presentations and a Practical Session on Opinions in Clinical Paediatric Ophthalmology.
The Registration fee for this meeting is 150 dollars.
For more information on how to attend, please contact the secretary NIPOSS, Dr. Adedayo Adio ( or +2348033108139).

Upcoming Courses
1. Annual long term training in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus
All medical doctors who have completed a general ophthalmology training fellowship with certification in Nigeria and neighbouring African countries please take note; A new batch of Paediatric Ophthalmology Trainees will commence their training on the 1st of January 2019.
Applications will be accepted from the 1st of June 2018 and 30th November 2018. All applications should be sent to the Fellowship Training Program Director Prof. Ose Dawodu at

Listed below are the names of approved training institutions & their training directors:


University College Hospital, Ibadan
University of Benin Teaching Hospital, PMB 1111, Benin City
University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin
Eye Foundation Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos
University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar
University of Jos Teaching Hospital, Jos
University of PortHarcourt teaching hospital, PortHarcourt
For more information, please contact Dr. Adedayo Adio

Prof. Baiyeroju
Prof. Oseluese Dawodu
Dr. Dupe Ademola – Popoola
Dr. Mildred Ulaikere
Dr. Roseline Duke
Dr. Patricia Wade
Dr. Adedayo Adio

2. University of Port Harcourt teaching hospital(UPTH) Orthoptics Training Course
This brand new non-residential intensive course organized in collaboration with the International Orthoptics association (IOA) and the Nigerian pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus Society(NIPOSS) is scheduled to run over 6 months. It is the very first in Nigeria and is open to optometrists and other members of ophthalmic allied profession to be selected on a case by case basis.
Date: 4th June till 30th November 2018
Venue: Department of Ophthalmology, University of Port Harcourt teaching hospital, Rivers state, Nigeria
Forms are available for $30.00 only from the Department of Ophthalmology, UPTH. Mail Dr Adedayo Adio, the Coordinator, for details
Closing date is 30th March 2018 for applications. Limited availability.

World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Temple House, Temple Road, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Phone:+ 353 1 288 3630
Fax:+353 1 209 1112

World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Stabismus is a registered Charity with the U.K. Charities Commission (Charity Registration Number ;1144806) (Registered November 2011)

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