News and notices. Comm Eye Health Vol. 15 No. 43 2002. October 01, 2002

Courses at Aravind Eye Hospital

MAINTENANCE OF OPHTHALMIC SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS AND OTHER EQUIPMENT

Lions Aravind Institute of Community Ophthalmology, Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai 625020, India, offers six week courses in the maintenance of ophthalmic surgical instruments and other equipment. There is a trainee-trainer ratio of 1:1. Trainees are also introduced to the principles of maintenance management.

Four courses are run each year beginning on:
1st February : 1st May : 1st August : 1st November

These courses are also open to technicians from organisations engaged in sales and
service of ophthalmic instruments.

Course Fees: US $325 for essential tool kit
US $75 for shared accommodation

Trainees may have meals in the doctors’ facilities on payment.

For information please contact:
Professor V Srinivasan MA MS (USA)
Consultant, Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai 625020, India
Tel: 0091 (0) 452 532 653, Ext. 240
Fax: 0091 (0) 452 530 984
Email: V.SRINIVASAN@ARAVIND.ORG

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