To be an internationally recognized training centre for ophthalmologists, optometrists, ophthalmic nurses and undergraduate medical and dental students.
To produce highly skilled ophthalmologists, optometrists and ophthalmic nurses, capable of running eye care programmes in the community.
To provide adequate training capacity for ophthalmic manpower.
To produce ophthalmologists to meet national and regional needs at the rate of three locals and two foreigners per year.
To develop training programmes for optometrists and ophthalmic nurses.
To promote local and multi-centre collaborative research in ophthalmology
To establish strong links with other ophthalmic departments in various universities within and outside our boarders.