Awards at the Annual National Conference of VISION 2020: The Right to Sight – India
Siliguri, September 3-4
Best Paper Awards:
Yesunesan, Senior Faculty, LAICO
Generating demand for, and enhancing uptake of eye care services during and post COVID scenario
S. Sangeetha, Manager, Administration, Aravind – Coimbatore
An analysis study on perception of presbyopia among rural and urban women
28th Annual Meeting of the Indian Eye Research Group
Hyderabad, September 10-11
Best Paper award – Mr.Hanith Raj Deivarajan
– Development and validation of a novel CRISPR/CAS12A based Nucleic-Acid detection platform for the diagnosis of ocular fungal infections
Recipient of travel grant – Ms.Iswarya
5th World ROP Conference
Dubai, September 1- 4
Dr.Prithvi Chandrakant, Aravind-Coimbatore won Best Video Award.
Dr.Puja Maitra, Aravind-Coimbatore won 2nd prize in Poster Podium Presentation.
Award for the Best Performing Eye Hospital under Aarogyasri
Aravind – Tirupati, August 15
Aravind – Tirupati received award for the best performing hospital under the govt’s Aarogyasri insurance scheme. Dr.Ashok Vardhan, Chief Medical Officer, received the award.
Winners – Prolate Quiz
Chennai, September 5
Dr.Yuvraj Madhav and Dr. Aditya Anand, Senior Residents, Aravind – Pondicherry got the 2nd Place in Prolate Puzzle – Quiz for post-graduates organised by Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Chennai.
Recognition for Aravind-Tirupati
Chennai, September 10
Aravind-Tirupati has been conducting free eye camps in collaboration with the Jain community since November 2021. Through 29 camps, the hospital has so far performed 1,594 surgeries. As a way of recognizing the hospital’s efforts, the community has donated Rs. 10 lakh towards supporting cataract surgeries at the Sewa Mahotsav held at Raja Annamalai Mandram,Chennai.