Practicing Optometrists in Kenya
Our Core Mandate
To protect, support and represent our members throughout their careers
Strengthening and empowering vision care to conform to world standards
Optometrists Registered with OAK
Optometrists Association of Kenya (OAK) was established on 15th February 2011, Registration certificate NO. 33720, and is registered under the Republic of Kenya Societies Act (Cap 108) and SOC/59338.
Approved Institutions Offering Optometry Courses in Kenya include:
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) is an ISO certified and currently only accredited University in Kenya offering Optometry and Vision Science at Degree level and now Masters in Optometry program already being offered. Bachelor of Optometry and Vision Science (B.Optom) is a 5 year program that involves rigorous training leading to a Doctor of Optometry Degree.
Holders of Diploma in Optometry from a recognized institution can now upgrade to degree program.
For more information, check on this link: The MMUST Website
Kenya Medical Training College- Nairobi
The Kenya Medical Training College- Nairobi Campus is the only ISO- Certified institution offering Diploma Programs in Optometry
For more information, check on this link: KMTC Website
Latest News and Events
AFCO was inaugurated in 1998 at Abuja, Nigeria.This move was initiated by the World Council of Optometry to foster regional representation at WCO.
For more on AFCO check out on Africa Council of Optometry Website
WCO is an international optometry organization representing 250,000 optometrists. It’s the worldwide organization for optometry profession
For more on WCO check out on Word Council of Optometry Website