Awards at the Annual National Conference of VISION 2020: The Right to Sight – India

Siliguri, September 3-4

Best Paper Awards:

Yesunesan, Senior Faculty, LAICO
Generating demand for, and enhancing uptake of eye care services during and post COVID scenario

S. Sangeetha, Manager, Administration, Aravind – Coimbatore
An analysis study on perception of presbyopia among rural and urban women

28th Annual Meeting of the Indian Eye Research Group

Hyderabad, September 10-11

Best Paper award – Mr.Hanith Raj Deivarajan
–   Development and validation of a novel CRISPR/CAS12A based  Nucleic-Acid detection platform for the diagnosis of  ocular fungal infections

Recipient of travel grant – Ms.Iswarya

5th World ROP Conference

Dubai, September 1- 4

Dr.Prithvi Chandrakant, Aravind-Coimbatore won Best Video Award.

Dr.Puja Maitra, Aravind-Coimbatore won  2nd prize in Poster Podium Presentation.

Award for the Best Performing Eye Hospital under Aarogyasri

Aravind – Tirupati, August 15

Aravind – Tirupati received award for the best performing hospital under the govt’s Aarogyasri insurance scheme. Dr.Ashok Vardhan, Chief Medical Officer, received the award.

Winners – Prolate Quiz

Chennai, September 5

Dr.Yuvraj Madhav and Dr. Aditya Anand, Senior Residents, Aravind – Pondicherry got the 2nd Place in Prolate Puzzle – Quiz for post-graduates organised by Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Chennai.

Recognition for Aravind-Tirupati

Chennai, September 10

Aravind-Tirupati has been conducting free eye camps in collaboration with the Jain community since November 2021. Through 29 camps, the hospital has so far performed 1,594 surgeries. As a way of recognizing the hospital’s efforts, the community has donated Rs. 10 lakh towards supporting cataract surgeries at the Sewa Mahotsav held at Raja Annamalai Mandram,Chennai.