World Glaucoma Week -March 10th to 16th, 2019

The “World Glaucoma Week” is observed from March 10th to 16th, 2019.

The list of activities that the Department of Ophthalmology has organized are:

  1. Walk for Glaucoma awareness on 10th March 2019 at 8.00 am from Gandhi statue. This event organized by Pondicherry ophthalmologists’ Association was flagged off by the MS, Dr Ashok Shankar Badhe, JIPMER and Dr Mohan Kumar, NRHM Director, Puducherry.
  2. Glaucoma screeningin the Eye OPD from 9am to 4pm from March 11th (Monday) to 16th (Saturday)  
  3. Painting competition on the theme “Beat Invisible Glaucoma” for all Health Care Workers (faculty and other staff) including MBBS and Nursing students. This will be held on 13th March 2019 in Dr Abdul Kalam Auditorium at 2 pm. The Dean (Research) has consented to be the judge.
  4. “Awareness talk on Glaucoma-Know Glaucoma”on 14th of March 2019 at 2.30pm in Nursing auditorium for nursing students and MBBS students. The Chief guest is the Dean (Academic), Dr RP Swaminathan and the Guest of Honour being Dr NJ Kumari, Nursing Principal.



Request you to participate in the events.

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Dr Subashini Kaliaperumal,

Professor and Head,

Dept of Ophthalmology,JIPMER.