Hyderabad, September 15, 2018: L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI)’s community eye care arm the Gullapalli Pratibha Rao International Centre for Advancement of Rural Eye care (GPR ICARE) is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The centre is named after one of the Institute’s major contributors and coordinates all of LVPEI’s rural eye health programs, as well as plays a major role in training community eye health professionals from all over the world, besides being a leader in public health research and advocacy. It is a WHO Collaborating Centre for the Prevention of Blindness.
This landmark occasion coincides with the Council of Members Meet of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), an international alliance of all eye care organisations, corporations and institutions from around the world. Around 400 delegates are attending the Council, which is being hosted by LVPEI, to celeb...Read More