Glaucoma Week 2022

Glaucoma is a leading cause is Irreversible blindness. This Week (7th to 11th March 2022) we celebrated world glaucoma week. The Celebration was marked with a free glaucoma screening in all our branches (Base Hospital Vihiga, Kisumu and Eldoret). Over 100 patients were screened. Patients with glaucoma were supported, treated and advice on how to manage the condition. Sabatia Eye Hospital remain committed in the fight against blindness.


Sabatia Eye Hospital invites sealed tenders for the Provision of a PROPOSED EYE UNIT AT VIHIGA COUNTY REFERRAL HOSPITAL (SHIPPING CONTAINER PREFAB), Tender No.: 4016-BMZ-SABATIA-MYP for the Vision Impact Project (VIP).

A complete set of Tender Documents may be downloaded by interested firms free of charge at and those who have downloaded the document from the website must forward their particulars immediately for recording and any further clarifications and addenda to

Bidders shall submit “Original” Completed Tender Documents, enclosed in plain sealed envelopes, marked with the relevant Tender Number and Name addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer,

Sabatia Eye Hospital,

P.O Box 214 – 50311,

Wodanga, Vihiga – Kenya


and be deposited in the tender box provided at Sabatia Eye Hospital, Program Manager’s Office, located 6 Kilometers from Chavakali Market, Opposite Sabatia Deputy County Commissioners Office along Kisumu, Chavali-Kapsabet Road., so as to be received on or before Friday 28th January, 2022 at 11.00 A.M.

All Bid Documents must be sequentially serialized / paginated.

Tenders will be opened immediately thereafter in the presence of the tenderers or their representatives who choose to attend the opening at Sabatia Eye Hospital, Program Manager’s Office, located 6 Kilometers from Chavakali Market, Opposite Sabatia Deputy County Commissioners Office along Kisumu, Chavakali-Kapsabet Road.



Sabatia Eye Hospital Eldoret Clinic was officially opened on 29th July 2021.Located on the fourth floor of Sagaas plaza Opposite Regional blood transfusion Centre, the facility was hailed as a welcome addition in Eyecare service provision in Uasingishu County.

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Sabatia Eye Hospital Eldoret Clinic


The one day event was graced by His excellence the Deputy Governor of Uasingishu County Daniel Chemo and the Fred hollows Foundation. The Fred Hollows foundation, team, headed by the foundations county Manager, Jane Ohuma dedicated the clinic and presided over the official cutting of the ribbon.


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His Excellence Deputy Governor Uasingishu and Fred Hollow Foundation Country manager cutting the ribbon to officially open the Clinic



Other partners present included, Lions Clubs of Eldoret, Kakamega and Vihiga who donated a wheel chair and blankets to the clinic.

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Representatives of Lion Clubs of Vihiga, Kakamega, and Vihiga during the official Opening of Eldoret Clinic

During the One day event, 105 patients were treated at Kipkorgot AIC Church and 28 patients operated on at Eldoret Clinic. We appreciate the Support of Uasingishu County government, the Fred hollows foundation, Lion clubs, the Friends Church and the people of Uasingishu for making the day a success.

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A section of the crow that turned for Kipkorgot Camp during the Official opening of Eldoret Clinic





Join us in celebrating services well rendered by two of our dedicated staff who are retiring. Mary Kageha and Ezekiel Sugugu have been with us since 1998. Their dedication and hard work have helped propel Sabatia Eye Hospital to where we are now. Until their retirement, Mary Kageha was the Head of the Kitchen Department, while Ezekiel Sugugu headed the Laundry Department. As Sabatia Eye Hospital Fraternity, We wish them well in this new stage of life.

Mary Kageha
Ezekiel Sugugu



Our Semiannual Nursing staff rotation takes effect this month. Lonah Mbaya who was heading Theatre department moves to the Out-Patient Department. She will be assisted by Jane Osango who has also moved from Theatre.Florence Wanyama who was heading the outpatient department will for the next six Month head the Ward department assisted by Lilian Eboso. Mercy Mbaya on the other hand has been moved from Ward department to head Theatre department assisted by Daisy Wasilwa. 

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Mercy Mbayi Head Of Department Theathre 

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Daisy Wasilwa Assistant Head Of Department Theatre

Florence Wanyama Head Of Department Ward

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Lilian Eboso Assistant Head of Department Ward

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Lona Mbaya HOD Out Patient Department( HOD)

Jane Osango Assistant Head Of Department Out Patient Department


Sabatia Eye Hospital is committed to making quality affordable eye care services accessible to the people. At Sabatia we are out to contribute to the reduction of avoidable blindness cases in the region and the country as a whole. Last weekend 11th to 12th June 2021 Sabatia eye Hospital in Collaboration RCEA Plateau Mission Hospital held a successful surgical camp. During the camp, One hundred and thirty-six (136) Patients with different eye conditions were treated out of which thirty-two (32) patients were operated on. Our appreciation goes to Plateau Mission hospital, for sharing in our Vision and the kind people of Uasingishu County for their cooperation and support.

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Sabatia Eye Hospital team Performing Surgery at Plateau Mission Hospital


The second intake of the Ophthalmic skills upgrading (OSUC) students will report on 23rd May 2021. The Course which equips trainees to offer basic diagnosis and management of eye diseases will run for 12 week from May 23rd 2021 to September 13th 2021. Eleven health care workers from   Kilifi, Tharaka Nithi, Meru, Uasingishu and Kericho Counties have been invited for the training. Our next will be from 5th September 2021 to 26th November 2021.To qualify for the training, one must be a nurse, a clinical officer or with a comparable health care training. Interested qualified health care workers, can make their application or send their inquiries through:

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Osuc Student taking OSCE exams

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Dr Nyawira witnessed by Dr Patrick (in White) giving Certificate to an Osuc student in White dustcoat

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Past OSUC graduates