MOU with NTR Memorial Trust Blood Bank

LVPEI entered into an agreement with NTR Memorial Trust on 18 January 2014 for the benefit of patients, especially the non-paying ones. Present on the occasion were Sri Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Managing Trustee of the NTR Memorial Trust; Dr Chukka Kondaiah, CEO of the Trust; Dr Gullapalli N Rao and other dignitaries. LVPEI will conduct periodic blood donation camps among its employees to mobilize at least 600 units of blood in a year, with support from the Blood Bank.

Markapuram centre celebrates
6th anniversary

LVPEI’s seventh secondary care centre, Sudhakar and Sreekanth Ravi Eye Centre in Markapuram, celebrated its 6th anniversary on 3 January 2014. Dignitaries included Mr Ramakrishna Reddy, Circle Inspector; Mr G Srinivas Reddy, former Mandal Praja Parishad President of Tarlupadu mandal;

Mr Rangaiah, Pricipal, Sai Balaji School and staff from GPR ICARE. A variety of competitions were conducted and prizes distributed much to the delight of the participating children and their families.

Retina and Uvea Preceptorship Program

A three-day Retina/ Uvea Preceptorship program was held 16-18 January 2014 in collaboration with Allergan India pvt ltd. A group of 7 Ophthalmologists from Malaysia attended this program. The program included: didactics, Ozurdex wet lab training, hands-on experience with retinal diagnostic instruments and live surgery demonstrations.

Bijayananda Patnaik Memorial Lecture

LVPEI Bhubaneswar celebrated its Foundation Day on 16 January 2014 with Dr Pawan Sinha, Professor in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT, USA, as the Chief Guest. He delivered the Fourth Bijayananda Patnaik Memorial Lecture “Learning to see late in life”. Dr Sinha adopted a tree to mark the occasion, and a cultural program in the evening rounded off the event.

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