Executive Committee

President Middle East Africa Council of Ophthalmology

Dear Colleagues,

The Middle East Africa Council of Ophthalmology (MEACO) will hold its 13th international congress from 4 - 8 May 2016 at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre. The congress is under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa the Prime Minister of Kingdom of Bahrain. It is supported by the Ministry of Health in collaboration with the University of Maryland School of Medicine –Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, International Council of Ophthalmology and the Bahrain Ophthalmological Association.

The MEACO Congress is the largest ophthalmic meeting in the Middle East and Africa regions that attracts ophthalmologists, eye care professionals, and exhibiting companies from the region, as well as from Europe, America, Asia and Australia. The MEACO Scientific Program Committee is putting together a state-of-the-art program that will make MEACO 2016 Congress a memorable educational as well as social experience for everyone.

We invite you to participate and share your experiences in this meeting by submitting your abstracts for paper, e-poster and video. All details regarding abstracts submission and registration will soon be available at MEACO website.

We look forward to your participation and we will be pleased to answer any inquiries you may have.

Best regards,

Ahmed Abdulla Ahmed, MD, MPH, FRCS (Ed.)

Scientific Program Committee

Regional Director

International Director

International Council of Ophthalmology Coordinator