The African Ophthalmology Council (AOC) is the regional Eye Society representing Sub-Saharan Africa countries. The AOC invites National and Regional Eye Societies in Sub-Saharan Africa to sponsor Ophthalmologists to its new Leadership Development Program.
The AOC Leadership Development Program is a 2-year program.
Our 1st Class will commence in August 2015 with an expected graduation in 2017. There will be 2 sections running concurrently:
- Section 1: Anglophone section. The information listed here pertains to the Anglophone section.
- Section 2: Francophone/Lusophone section.
Each participant is required to complete a self-directed project that benefits his or her sponsoring society. The project will be presented at the graduation.
The program will consist of 4 educational sessions. 2 of the sessions are the face-to-face encounters listed above in August 2016 and August 2017.
There will also be 2 educational encounters that will be presented by webinar. Prospective candidates should have access to fast and reliable Internet service.