WHO re-designates LVPEI as Collaborating Centre

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has designated LVPEI as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Prevention of Blindness for a further period of four years, taking it close to two decades of collaboration. LVPEI is the only health care institution with this status in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, and one of the only eight centres around the world in the area of prevention of blindness. Dr Gullapalli N Rao has been appointed as the Head of the WHO Collaborating Centre. 

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