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Career Counselling Sessions by the Sankara Nethralaya Academy for its Allied Health Science Courses

This is to bring to your kind attention that the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University has recently launched a number of diploma, undergraduate degree and postgraduate diploma and degree courses aimed at improving healthcare delivery in hospitals. In a first of its kind effort, the university has opened its portals to students of science [...]

10th Dr E.Vaithilingam Scientific session

The Tenth Dr E. Vaithilingam Scientific Session was held at the VD Swami auditorium, Sankara Nethralaya on August 14th, 2011.  Participation by premier eye care institutions from across the country was a clear indication of the popularity of the session. Dr R.Krishna Kumar, Principal Elite School of Optometry welcomed the participants and the ESO’s Vision [...]

A bouquet of courses in allied sciences

Ophthalmic Nursing & Medical Lab Technology
Sankara Nethralaya and its Medical Research Foundation are inviting applications from successful Plus Two candidates for two courses: Diploma in Ophthalmic Nursing, and B.Sc in Medical Lab Technology.
The Opthalmic Nursing diploma course will enable students to gain skills and knowledge that will find them jobs attending to the eye care [...]

Applications invited for diploma course

Sankara Nethralaya has invited applications for two-year ophthalmic nursing assistant diploma course.
The qualified nursing assistants will work alongside ophthalmologists in wards, operation theatres, intensive care units and outpatient department.
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Visionary move: Gujarati philanthropist’s charity helps the needy in Chennai

Sankara Nethralaya, a Chennai-based hospital that offers cutting edge eye treatment to people and follows a pay or free model, is worth emulating in the state.
The seed capital for starting the trust-run hospital was given by Gujarati philanthropist C U Shah.
Director of research of Sankara Nethralaya Gopal Ligam said that the hospital has successfully modeled [...]

Auditorium dedicated in memory of philanthropist VD Swami

Family and friends of Sankara Nethralaya’s first Honorary Secretary & Treasurer Sri VD Swami reminisced with admiration the life and times of the businessman and philanthropist at a function on December 25 to dedicate the auditorium at Sankara Nethralaya in memory of Sri VD Swami in his birth centenary year.
Taking a trip down memory lane, [...]