About the Grantee
Established in 1987, L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) is a comprehensive eye health facility with its main campus located in Hyderabad, India. A World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Prevention of Blindness, the Institute offers comprehensive patient care, sight enhancement and rehabilitation services and high-impact rural eye health programs. It also pursues cutting edge research and offers training in human resources for all levels of ophthalmic personnel.
Purpose of the Grant
To support C. L. Gupta Eye Institute in the strengthening of five existing CLGEI vision centers (notably via the addition of tele-medical connections with the Institute’s mother tertiary hospital) and the launch of two new fully equipped and staffed vision centers in western Uttar Pradesh, India.