23rd Annual Scientific Conference and AGM in pictures

About us

The Ophthalmological Society of Ethiopia (OSE) is a professional association of ophthalmologists established in 1994. It is maintained and managed by an executive committee which consists of President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, the immediate Past President and an elected member.

Ophthalmology in Ethiopia in Brief

In Ethiopia, the prevalence of blindness and low vision is 1.6% and 3.7% respectively, representing one of the highest prevalence rates in Sub-Saharan Africa and the world. (National Survey on Blindness, Low Vision and Trachoma, 2006.)

What We Do

The OSE aims to improve the quality of eye care in Ethiopia and eliminate avoidable blindness

Latest Announcements

Here you will find official announcements from the Ophthalmological Society of Ethiopia

Standing Committees

Eye Care Scientific Committee

  • Glaucoma group
  • Retina Group
  • Cornea/Anterior Segment Group
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology Group
  • Orbit, Oculoplastic Group
  • Community Ophthalmology Group

Education committee

Policy, Advocacy, Partnership Committee

Research and Publications Committee

Membership Committee

Communication and Public Relations Committee

Resource Mobilization Committee

Our Professional Development Programs

Meet Our Team

Our Partners