Dr. Jyotirmay Biswas, Director, uveitis and ocular pathology, Sankara Nethralaya, was awarded the “Dr. Alim Memorial Oration Award 2011” at the 10th biennial conference of the SAARC Academy of Ophthalmology and the 38th Annual National Conference of the Ophthalmological Society of Bangladesh (OSB) held at Dhaka from March 5-8, 2011. Dr. Biswas delivered a talk on “Uveitis: search for the cause” at the inaugural function on March 5, 2011 and participated at a symposium on uveitis.
About 1000 ophthalmologists from several SAARC countries participated at the meeting.
Dr. Biswas visited the Islamia eye hospital, one of the largest eye hospitals in Bangladesh and the Bangladesh eye hospital where he examined Uveitis patients and shared his expertise with doctors.