First Francophone Africa Leadership Development Programme Graduates

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, private sector, and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
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First Francophone Africa Leadership Development Program GraduatesThe ICO supports Leadership Development Programmes (LDPs) in Anglophone and Francophone Africa with a focus on meeting the needs of future leaders in sub-Saharan Africa. With a strong and invested faculty, the LDP courses follow a model set by the AAO and cover a broad spectrum of subjects, including advocacy, engagement, society strengthening, navigating challenges, and building coalitions.

Francophone Africa’s first LDP class officially graduated at the opening ceremonies of the Société Africaine Francophone d’Ophtalmologie (SAFO) Congress on 3 December 2018 in Togo, where the meeting was hosted by the Togolese Ophthalmology Society.