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Generous gesture from NRI Entrepreneur

Guthikonda Srinivas’s company JCG Technologies offers solutions that help its clients in the US achieve their unique business goals, the young technocrat from Florida made a generous gesture that would make many a needy patient in India reach his/her basic goal of healthy vision. Shri Guthikonda Srinivas a regular donor for noble causes back home [...]

Helen Keller Remembrance Day 2011

The Lion’s club of Central Madras District.324 A1 paid rich tributes to the indomitable courage, iron will and deep compassion of Helen Keller, the lady who defied darkness and sound bytes to rise to glorious heights on Helen Keller Remembrance Day held on July 25th at the Sri VD Swami auditorium, Sankara Nethralaya.
Helen Keller Remembrance [...]

An eye-opening journey

The 2010 graduating class of Optometry students from the International University College of Technology Twintech (IUCTT), Malaysia had the experience of a lifetime when they were posted to India for a two-week internship at Sankara Nethralaya. Sujata Tan and Paulvinne Tan recount the experience.
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Super speciality camp at Kenya

In a one-of-its kind matching grant project, the Rotary Club of Chennai Galaxy joined hands with its counterparts in Pakistan (Rotary International District 3270) and Kenya (Rotary Club of Muthaiga) to conduct a free eye camp at Nairobi, Kenya, from May 20 to May 27, 2010.
Lending support towards this noble cause were two key partners [...]

‘Road to the Top’

Ehealth, the monthly magazine on healthcare, medical technologies and applications, in its May 2010 edition, has come up with a special feature on the ‘Road to the Top’ which highlights the life and times of India’s finest healthcare industry leaders.  Among those featured are Sankara Nethralaya Chairman Emeritus Dr. SS Badrinath, Dr. Devi P Shetty, [...]

It’s all in the diet!

Have you been trying to lose the extra flab of late? And in doing so, have you tried all diets that you could come across? And the flab is still there? Well, if you thought losing a few kilos was all about eating less, think again! Eating right — and more frequently — coupled with [...]

Sharing the Nethralaya experience

As part of the Avicenna Leadership programme, aimed at looking to the social and economic shifts which profoundly affect organizations and leadership, a delegation of Dutch entrepreneurs, senior executives of companies in the public and private sector and researchers interacted with a team from Sankara Nethralaya on January 14, 2010.
Dr. Lingam Gopal, Director, Research and [...]

The visionary

Eye care is synonymous with Sankara Nethralaya. But had S S Badrinath taken that flight to America in 1972, it would have been a blind alley for thousands.

DR S S BADRINATH | CHENNAI “It’s all team work. This place will continue to grow long after I am gone”
Thank god for the change [...]

SN consultant shares expertise with students

As part of the ongoing support provided by Sankara Nethralaya to the Ophthalmology department at the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Puttaparthi, Dr. RR Sudhir, senior consultant, Sankara Nethralaya, visited the institute from December 21 to December 26, 2009.
A series of lectures on cornea were held during the period and Dr. Sudhir [...]

Better electronic protocol needed: Dr. Badrinath

Sankara Nethralaya Chairman Emeritus, Dr. SS Badrinath, who recently attended the first-ever Alumni Day held at Indian Institute of Technology Madras on December 26, 2009 shared with the gathering the phenomenal growth Nethralaya has experienced since its inception in 1978.
Dr. Badrinath also spoke on the IT initiatives undertaken by the institute and its impact on [...]