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Senior Healthcare professionals find The Sankara Nethralaya Academy`s Hospital Financial Management Course Outstanding

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy conducted a training program on Saturday 26th September 2015 on the topic “Finance for Hospital Administrators” for the Certificate course on Hospital Management
The genesis and milestones of Sankara Nethralaya and The Sankara Nethralaya Academy (TSNA) were detailed by Mr. A Mahalingam, Deputy Registrar, TSNA when he presented a virtual tour [...]

Sankara Nethralaya conducts a camp for the revival of ‘vision’ as its tribute and homage to a great ‘Visionary’

Former President of India Bharath Ratna APJ Abdul Kalam was a great admirer and well wisher of Sankara Nethralaya, a man deeply committed to the cause of ‘Research’ and its benefits accruing to the public at large, the eminent man of science had made laudatory observations of its intensive research and hailed it as a [...]

Sankara Nethralaya takes a critical overview at the most common cause of visual impairment in the country.

As an ophthalmic institution in the forefront of eradicating blindness and reviving the ‘Light of Vision’, Sankara Nethralaya has always been concerned about the high incidence of Cataract, the leading cause of blindness in the country and lack of awareness about it among the general public. While Cataract removal surgery is among the most simple [...]

Association of Healthcare Providers of India and, ACME Consulting launch critical NABH entry level program at Sankara Nethralaya

In an effort to emphasize the need for Medicare quality to be under the structured framework stipulated by the national Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare providers (NABH), the Association of Health care providers in India (AHPI) along with ACME consulting, the well known providers of  advisory services to service organisations in the area of [...]

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy conducts a niche session touching on the legal aspects of healthcare delivery on 12th September 2015.

Addressing the delegates, A Mahalingam, Deputy Registrar, The Sankara Nethralaya Academy, Unit of Medical Research Foundation, Chennai observed that this unique was intended to focus on challenges and issues in Health care sector and their related legal management for effective and smooth functioning of the institution.

Delegates at the Medico Legal Issues in Healthcare and Laws [...]

Senior Sankara Nethralaya Consultants play critical role in imparting the finer nuances of teaching ophthalmology and evaluating its outcome.

The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) and All India Ophthalmological Society’s (AIOS) Academic Research Committee (ARC) conducted nationwide workshops as part of their endeavour towards enhancing the quality of imparting ophthalmology as a subject and streamlining teaching and evaluation methodologies to bring about greater uniformity and impact through compliance to norms.  The Tamil Nadu chapter [...]

Slogans raised in support, message placards and a sunny walk on the beach reiterate Sankara Nethralaya’s commitment to eye donation.

Sankara Nethralaya’s eye donation awareness creation initiatives in lieu of ‘Eye Donation Awareness Fortnight’ being observed between August 25th- Sept 8th which took the form of lectures and a human chain rally came to a grand finale with the ‘Sankara Nethralaya Walk for Vision – 2015 on the 8th of September being observed as ‘National [...]

Sankara Nethralaya lives up to ‘Eye Donation Fortnight’ with diverse activity

As an eye care institution in the forefront of creating awareness on the need for eye donation to prevent avoidable blindness since its inception, Sankara Nethralaya lived up to the spirit of ‘Eye Donation Fortnight’ being observed between August 25th-Sept 8th with great enthusiasm. The events marking the observation of the same were spearheaded by [...]

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy conducts ‘Teacher’s Day’ with great reverence and enthusiasm

In India, 5th September is celebrated as Teachers Day as a mark of tribute to the contribution made by teachers to the society. It is the birthday of a great teacher Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, who was a staunch believer in education and was a well-known diplomat, scholar and the President of India and above all, [...]

Director of Sankara Nethralaya’s Academics division enlightens readers of leading national daily on the options and scope of Ophthalmology as a study and a profession

Meenakshi Swaminathan, director, academics, Medical Research Foundation – Sankara Nethralaya, speaks with Sangeetha Nambiar about ophthalmology as a study and career option.
Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine that involves the diagnosis and treatment of eye-related ailments. Over the years, the field of ophthalmology has seen much advancement, including developments in cataract surgery and increased precision [...]