Chinese Eye Surgeons to Train at the centre in India
Sankara Academy of Vision, the education & training initiative of Sankara Eye Foundation has entered a strategic MOU with Tonghua Eye Hospital, a leading eye care centre in China. Under the MOU, Chinese eye surgeons will be trained at the centre in techniques of cataract surgery.
With the mission to eliminate avoidable blindness, Sankara Academy of Vision has been consistently in the forefront providing effective and innovative solutions for quality eye care.
“Having seen the work at Sankara and interacting with their leadership, I am confident that the Chinese Ophthalmologists will benefit from the training. We look forward to further collaboration in technology and research between our centres.” said Dr Zhao President Tonghua Eye Hospital China.
Dr R V Ramani, founder Sri KanchiKamakoti Medical Trust, said, “Sankara Academy of Vision has been providing advanced training to eye surgeons from India and across the world. I am glad that as we celebrate the 40th year of our movement this partnership between India and China is being entered.”
The MOU is another major step towards Sankara Academy of Vision’s commitment to social equity and work towards the nation’s interest of eliminating blindness through education, capacity building and research.