Rural and community eye health arm of LVPEI Celebrated 20 Years of Work

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Gullapalli Pratibha Rao International Centre for Advancement of Rural Eye care (GPRICARE), the eye care arm of LVPEI. The landmark occasion was celebrated on 15 September 2018 amidst many important dignitaries, including the Union Health Minister, Sri Jagat Prakash Nadda; Governor of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, Sri ESL Narasimhan; the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for South East Asia, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh; the President of IAPB, Mr Bob McMullan; the Chief Executive of the IAPB, Mr Peter Holland; Immediate Past President of International Council of Ophthalmology, Prof Hugh Taylor; and Dr Maria Alarcos Cieza Moreno and Dr Ivo Kocur from the World Health Organization, Geneva.

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