Events and Notices

DATE  ACTIVITY
January 2017
  1. ZONAL REORGANISATION
  • Gh Opto DIASPORA zone
  •  OSAG zone
  • Split of combined zones (CR/WR  AND ER/VR)
  1. MEETING WITH
  • Employers
  • Opticians
  • lens manufacturers
  • Regular sponsors
  1. ZONAL ELECTIONS
  1. Constituting GOA standing committees
  

March

               

  1. SCHOOL VISITS
  1. SPECIAL STAKEHOLDER MEETING
  1. WORLD OPTOMETRY DAY CELEBRATION
  2. MEETING WITH DIRECTOR EYECARE , GHS
APRIL

 

 

                      

1.    Publication of Optometry newsletter

THE OCULUS  VOL 1….  issue 1

  1. 2.    National CPD 1

SCIENTIFIC REPORT WRITING

MAY                       
  1. Publishing of names of OD’s in the daily graphic
JUNE

                         

  1. 1.   CPD II
  • Ocular diagnostics VFT/GDX/OCT
  1. 2.   NEC Meeting
  2. 3.   THE OCULUS  VOL 1…..   issue II
 

AUGUST  

1.   

    CPD III
  • REPEAT OF CPD II
SEPTEMBER
  1. 1.   SCHOOL VISITS
OCTOBER 

                       12TH-15TH  

  1. 1.   WORLD SIGHT DAY
  2. 2.   ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING @ HO
  3. 3.   CPD IV
  • BINOCULAR VISION III
  • OPHTHALMIC DISPENSING
  1. 4.   THE OCULUS VOL 1….ISSUE III
DECEMBER  1.   

    THE OCULUS vol 1……issue iv

2.   

    Zonal get together (socialization)

 

CPD 2016

29th - 30th July,  2016 LOW VISION ASSESSMENT
Duration: 2 Days
Venue: Accra GMA HOUSE KORLE BU
5th - 6th August, 2016 LOW VISION ASSESSMENT (Repeat)
Duration: 2 Days
Venue: Kumasi 
26th August, 2016 SCIENTIFIC WRITING
Duration: 1 Day
Venue: Cape Coast
5th - 8th October, 2016 BINOCULAR VISION: INTENSIVE I & II
Duration: 3 Days
Venue: Takoradi Atlantic Hotel

APRIL 2014

  • Major outreach
  • Possibly Joy FM Easter soup kitchen

 

JUNE 2014

  • WCO General Delegates Meeting and Conference
  • AFCO GDM / Conference

 

 JULY 2014

Continuing education workshop on selected topics

  • TWO DAY - KUMASI KNUST
  • GLAUCOMA

 

AUGUST 2014

Student Interactions

  • KNUST
  • UCC

Optometry and Exhibition Conference in South Africa from 13th to 15th August 2014.

 

OCTOBER 2014

  • World Sight Day -- Zonal Basis
  • Annual Congress

2013 EVENTS


2012 EVENTS


27th October, 2012 - Election of New Ghana Optometric Association Executives Accra, Ghana

The GOA announces that the Ghana Optometric Association would hold an election for new Executives on October 27th 2012 at Adabraka Presby Church Hall, near Lada Opticals Ltd Accra. More information to be communicated later.

 


 

27th October, 2012 - Election of New Ghana Optometric Association Executives Accra, Ghana

The GOA announces that the Ghana Optometric Association would hold an election for new Executives on October 27th 2012 at Adabraka Presby Church Hall, near Lada Opticals Ltd Accra. More information to be communicated later.

 


28th September, 2012 - Induction of Doctors of Optometry in Accra, Ghana

The GOA announces that the induction of the 2012 btach of Doctors of Optometry would take place at the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons College in Accra  on 28th September 2012.

 


 

August, 2012 - AFCO Conference in Accra, Ghana

GOA wishes to announce to all eye health personnel and all Ghanaians that it has gotten the right to host the 2012 African Council of Optometry annual conference. The planning committee for the conference has started meeting and plans are far advanced for the hosting of a successful programme. Please check below to see how you can be of help.


 

Past Events organized by GOA

  • Friday, 13th January, 2012*
  • GOA induction for Doctors of Optometry who graduated in 2011 for KNUST and UCC.
  • Venue: The British Council Hall, Accra.
  • Time: 9:00 am prompt
  • Attair: Formal

 

  • Friday, 13th January, 2012*
  • GOA Fund raising and Dinner for all Doctors of Optometry and well wishers.
  •   Time: 6:00 pm

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22 September 2011

GOA holds an outreach programme in Accra.

 

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13 October 2011

World Sight Day, marked in Koforidua in the Eastern Region under the theme- "Reducing Blindness: The Importance of Eye Care in National Development".

 

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The Ghana Optometric Association on Saturday 22nd October 2011 organized it third board exams for newly trained optometrists. The exam was conducted on KNUST campus for over 50 newly trained optometrists who had successfully undergone a one year internship programme at various accredited hospitals all over the country.

 

 

Notices

  • On the 23rd of September, 2011 Orczy System and Temple Computer Systems launched GOA's website. GOA would like to say a special thank you to all who made this dream a reality.
  • On Monday 10th October, 2011 Canada Opticals donated an amount of GHC2000 to the association to help in development of Optometry in Ghana. For this kind gesture, GOA would want to use this platform to thank the company and wish it well in all it does.