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Our Vision
To be the leading eye hospital in East and Central Africa.

Our Mission
To eliminate preventable and treatable blindness by offering equitable, efficient and comprehensive patient care, sight enhancement and rehabilitation services including related selected specialized services.

In order to achieve the vision and the mission, it will offer:

  1. The highest standards of affordable and quality in-patient and outpatient eye care that respond to the health needs of the population and which complement the services of other healthcare providers in the region.
  2. A limited number of specialized services for which it will strive to become a centre of excellence, that correspond to the priority needs of the population and that build on existing competency and comparative advantage.
  3. Primary health care and outreach services through its existing network of satellite hospitals and other centres to be established in the future.
  4. Training and teaching facilities for student doctors, nurses and ophthalmic assistants that contribute to the implementation of the hospital's and the Government's national strategy for human resources development for health.
  5. Opportunities for teaching and research that can contribute to more effective functioning of the hospital, to new knowledge on eye diseases and healthcare provision, and to the further advancement of staff knowledge and expertise.


In fulfilling its mandate, the hospital shall always follow the medical ethics and moral teachings and deliver its services in accordance with the stated policies and directives of the ministry of health.

Link: Lions SightFirst Eye Hospital

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