Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities are centrally regulated by the Education Committee of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN).

A list of authorized providers is available on the MDCN website.

Here are some additional links:

::CMEs::.. - Abuja Clinics
Abuja clinics is accredited by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria to provide continuing medical education (CME) for doctors of all cadre.

Medscape Ophthalmology Education
Medscape offers a selection of free, continuously updated continuing education activities for physicians, registered nurses, pharmacists, and other health professionals.

Continuing Medical Education | Wills Eye
Wills Eye has a long history of providing continuing medical education opportunities to ophthalmologists and community physicians through its Department of Continuing Medical Education. The mission of the department is to enhance the knowledge and skills of physicians and health professionals, as well as to promote optimal patient care.

CME Central - American Academy of Ophthalmology
CME Central is the online home of the Academy's continuing medical education (CME*) program. The Academy's CME mission is to offer education that enhances ophthalmologists' knowledge, skills, and practice in order to provide patients with the highest quality eye care.

Review of Ophthalmology® > Continuing Medical Education
In-person continuing education courses, presented by key leaders in the field of ophthalmology!


Nigerian Journal of Ophthalmology
Nigerian Journal of Ophthalmology, a publication of Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal allows free access to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of photographs.

MEACO [Middle East Africa Council of Ophthalmology]
MEACO is one of the four supranational organizations, recognized globally, representing the national and sub regional ophthalmological societies in Africa and the Middle East including Turkey and Iran.

IAPB [International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness]
The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) was established in 1975 as a coordinating, umbrella organisation to lead international efforts in blindness prevention activities. Its first major achievement was to promote the establishment of a WHO programme for prevention of blindness, with which it has remained strongly linked, and which is now embodied in the global initiative, VISION 2020: The Right to Sight.

ICO [International Council of Ophthalmology]
The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) represents and serves professional associations of ophthalmologists throughout the world.

AAO [American Academy of Ophthalmology]
The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) is the largest national membership association of Eye M.D.s. Eye M.D.s are ophthalmologists, medical and osteopathic doctors who provide comprehensive eye care, including medical, surgical and optical care. More than 90 percent of practicing U.S. Eye M.D.s are Academy members, and the Academy has more than 7,000 international members.

ONE Network [Ophthalmic News and Education Network]
The Ophthalmic News and Education (ONE) Network is a combined effort of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and leading ophthalmic subspecialty societies to provide a single online source of peer-reviewed, high-quality ophthalmic news and education for ophthalmologists around the world. Established in 2007, the ONE Network is designed to help practicing ophthalmologists keep up with current developments, maintain best practices and engage in lifelong learning. Access to the ONE Network is a valuable and free Academy member benefit.