Through a range of events organized in partnership with several partners in New Delhi, IVI reiterated the World Sight Day message for hundreds of optometry students, educators and optometry and eye care practitioners.
Austrade: Dialogue over lunch with Professor Brien Holden: On the eve of the World Sight Day, a dialogue over lunch with Professor Brien Holden was organized in association with the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) at the Australian High Commission in New Delhi on Wednesday, 8 October, as part of the Australian Innovation Showcase 2014. A number of optometry and eye care professionals participated in the dialogue with Professor Holden, focusing on prospects for advancing optometry in India.
Amity University: National World Sight Day Lecture: Professor Brien Holden delivered the World Sight Day lecture on the topic Vision and Blindness Prevention: the impact and management of refractive errors at the Amity University in Gurgaon on Thursday, 9 October. The lecture was webcast live nationally to nine optometry colleges.
Dr Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital: World Sight Day Lecture: Dr Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital in New Delhi hosted the World Sight Day lecture delivered by Professor Brien Holden on Thursday, 9 October, in collaboration with IVI. Professor Holden spoke on the topic Vision and Blindness Prevention: the impact and management of refractive errors and interacted with students and faculty.