Children Vision Screening on 05-01-2008

As an important activity of Sankara Nethralaya – ORBIS project a vision Testing training programme was conducted for the Thiruporur Block School Teachers. The training programme was conducted at our conference hall on 5th Jan 08 between 10.00 am to 1.00 pm. Nearly 100 teachers attended this training programme. The training programme started with a short note about Sankara Nethralaya – ORBIS project activities, A movie on vision screening was played. Dr. T S Surendran, Vice Chairman & Director for Pediatric Ophthalmology gave a talk on Awareness on children’s vision. Dr. Kavitha Kalaivani gave a presentation on General Anatomy and Physiology of Eye / Eye Awareness. Dr. S Meenakshi, Director – Academics & Coordinator – SN – ORBIS POLTC gave a presentation on diseases which can affect children’s eye and other blinding conditions. Mr. Naganathan and Mr. Venkatesan explained to the teachers how to do the vision testing for children and how to collect the data. A training kit was given to each and every teacher. The programme was a grand success.

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