Standard Chartered- LVPEI Academy for Eye Care Education

LVPEI is a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre
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+ Number of Trainees Trained
Graduates 2016-17
Continued Medical Education 2016-17
GuesT Lectures

LVPEI is a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre in developing human resources for prevention of blindness and providing training to eye care professionals from across the world. Training and education are recognized as key factors that influence the reach, range and quality of eye health service delivery. Therefore, the Institute strives to provide the highest quality of training and education through a committed faculty, complemented with the most advanced technological and methodological tools. The video-conferencing facilities in the Karam Chand Thapar Tele-Education Academy facilitate real-time interaction among LVPEI’s four campuses as well as with collaborators globally. Education at LVPEI has three main objectives:

  • To develop high quality self-sustaining eye care services in neglected areas of India and other parts of the developing world
  • To train all cadres of eye care personnel for the provision of and efficient eye care services
  • To participate in planning eye health initiatives in the developing world
  • To undertake operations and research projects to understand the best way to deliver eye care services to communities

To improve the quality and reach of our education programs across the country and make them world class, The Academy of Eye Care Education came into existence in 2013 as the apex body of education and training, with all the education centres across the LVPEI campuses coming under its purview. The centre focuses on imparting quality education and training to all cadres of eye care professional across the four campuses of LVPEI. The Institute, since its inception has trained over 18,000 students from India and abroad in various training programs for eye care personnel at all levels.

Standard Chartered- LVPEI Academy for Eye Care Education encompasses:

  • Mark Nathaniel Thadikonda and Vijayamma Nannepaga Centre for Eye Care Education, Kallam Anji Reddy Campus, Hyderabad
  • Pathak Centre for Eye Care Education, Bhubaneswar
  • Pathak Centre for Eye Care Education, GMR Varalakshmi Campus, Visakhapatnam
  • Kode Venkatadri Chowdary Campus, Vijayawada
  • Brien Holden Institute of Optometry and Vision Sciences, GPR Campus, Hyderabad
  • Ramachandra Pararajasegaram Community Eye Health Education Centre, Gullapalli Pratibha Rao Campus, Hyderabad