Launch of UP-SIGHT

Uttar Pradesh, November 19

Sitapur Eye Hospital Trust (SEHT),Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh  and Aravind Eye Care System(AECS) have joined hands on an initiative named UP-SIGHT to scale up eye care delivery in the state of Uttar Pradesh, provide better eye care service to the community, and to develop it as a premier ophthalmic training institute in the state.  Raja Mohammad Amir Mohammad Khan Saheb, President, Sitapur Eye Hospital Trust launched the initiative in the presence of Ms. Annu Tandon, Secretary, Sitapur Eye Hospital Trust, Dr. Madhu Bhadauria, Chief Medical Officer, Sitapur Eye Hospital, Senior leaders from Aravind – Dr. R.D Ravindran, Chairman; Mr. Thulasiraj Ravilla, Director-Operations and Dr. S. Aravind, Director-Projects. Representatives from INGOs, ophthalmic equipment and pharma companies; prominent leaders in the community; and local philanthropists graced the occasion with their presence.

The new OPD Block of Sitapur Eye Hospital, constructed in memory of Dr. Prabha Mehra and Dr. M. K.  Mehra was inaugurated by Raja Mohammad Amir Mohammad Khan Saheb, President, Sitapur Eye Hospital Trust.

Workshop for Vision Centre MLOPs and Field Workers

Aravind-Salem, November 21

Aravind-Salem was part of the collaborative learning on Community Referral System that LAICO organised from January 2021 to October 2021. To share the lessons learnt from this collaborative, a half-day workshop was arranged by the hospital for its vision centre teams.