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: Annual Congress of the Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria (OSN)
Date: 22nd – 25th of August, 2017
Venue: Hotel Seventeen, 6 Tafawa Balewa way, Lafia Road, Kaduna, Nigeria.
The following sessions will be held prior to / during the OSN Annual Congress
• Pre Congress Cataract Eye Camp : 19th – 20th August 2017
• Nigerian Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Society (NIPOSS) Sub-Specialty Meeting : 21st August 2017
Theme : Advocacy for Childhood Eye Care
This meeting will feature the Annual Marilyn Miller Lecture, Symposia, Academic Paper Presentations and a
Practical Session on Opinions in Clinical Paediatric Ophthalmology. Other topics of interest include
Emergence of Retinopathy of Prematurity in Nigeria, Radiotherapy in Retinoblastoma & Orthoptic Training
Opportunities in Nigeria. Notable speakers include Dr. Ashwin Reddy from the UK, Dr. Dupe Ademola – Popoola
and Dr. Adedayo Adio among others. 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).
• All the Other Sub-Specialty sessions will be held concurrently on 22nd August 2017

Paediatric Ophthalmology Training Announcement: All Neighbouring African countries please take note; A new batch of Paediatric Ophthalmology Training will commence on the 1st of January 2018. Applications will be accepted from the 1st of June 2017 and 30th November 2017 is the last date for receipt of applications. All applications should be sent to the Fellowship Training Program Director Prof. Ose Dawodu

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

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

For more information, please contact Dr. Adedayo Adio or Prof. Ose Dawodu

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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