Sankara Academy of Vision signs MOU with leading Chinese Eye Hospital
Bengaluru, June 3, 2017: 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 themission to eliminate avoidable blindness, Sankara Academy of Vision has beenconsistently in the forefront providing effective and innovative solutions forquality eye care.
"Havingseen the work at Sankara and interacting with their leadership, I am confidentthat the Chinese Ophthalmologists will benefit from the training. We lookforward to further collaboration in technology and research between ourcentres." said Dr Zhao President Tonghua Eye Hospital China.
Dr R VRamani, founder Sri KanchiKamakoti Medical Trust, said, "Sankara Academy of Vision hasbeen providing advanced training to eye surgeons from India and across theworld. I am glad that as we celebrate the 40th year of our movement thispartnership between India and China is being entered."
The MOU is anothermajor step towards Sankara Academy of Vision’s commitment to social equity andwork towards the nation’s interest of eliminating blindness through education,capacity building and research.
AboutSankara Academy of Vision
Establishedin 2013, Sankara Academy of Vision is the eye care education & traininginitiative of Sankara Eye Care Foundation, India. Sankara Academy of Visionlooks to reach a high pedestal in eye care education beyond the realm of atraining institute or bound to a single geography. The Academy creates a valuefor the diverse range of stakeholders through integrating multidisciplinaryresearch, teaching & knowledge transfer, and outreach & collaboration.The academy offers courses catering to the needs of the vision technicians,optometrists, allied health personnel and ophthalmologists..it also fostersapplied clinical research.