IVI-NVG Capacity building workshop for NOA at Siliguri, West Bengal
India Vision Institute (IVI) organized a comprehensive hands-on capacity building workshop at Siliguri on Refraction and Dispensing for a group of 31 vision care professionals of the National Ophthalmic Association (NOA), West Bengal from 9 to 11 August, 2015.
Ms. Sandhya Shekar and Mr M Chandra Shekher from IVI facilitated the workshop covering a range of topics including essentials of refraction, ophthalmic dispensing, ocular emergencies, soft skills and entrepreneurship development. The workshop comprised of both technical and practical sessions.
This workshop was the eleventh workshop organized by IVI following an agreement between IVI and New Vision Generation India Pvt. Ltd (NVG) to hold capacity building workshops for optometrists. Previous workshops held at Rohtak in December 2013; Trichy in February 2014; Aurangabad in August 2014; Patna in September 2014; Ludhiana in November 2014; Rajahmundry in December 2014; Tumkur in December 2014; Ranchi in February in 2015; Nanded in June and Raipur in July 2015 were very well received.
IVI acknowledges the support of New Vision Generation India Pvt. Ltd.