Inauguration of Hospital Cornea Retrieval Program

January 21, 2021 Aravind Editor

Organised by Rotary Aravind International Eye Bank, Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai,  Hospital Cornea Retrieval Programme was inaugurated at Govt Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Pudukkottai. The Dean, medical officers, professors, PGs and paramedical staff attended the programme.  Dr.Poovathi, Dean, GMCH delivered the special address. Dr.Prajna, Chief, Cornea Services, Aravind-Madurai was the guest of honour. Eye donation awareness materials and boards were handed over by Dr.Prajna to Dr.Poovathi. Dr. Murugan, Asst. Professor, Department of Ophthalmology GMCH spoke on Cornea retrieval and grafting. He also shared his thoughts on the gaps in demand and supply. Mr. D. Saravanan, Manager, Rotary Aravind International Eye Bank, Madurai gave an overview on Hospital Cornea Retrieval Programme. Dr.Thaial Nayaki, Head of the Department of Ophthalmology delivered a vote of thanks.