Eye Health Heroes 2018

Eye Health Hero 2018
Mitasha Yu, an Eye Health Hero in 2017 being felicitated by IAPB President Bob McMullan

The Eye Health Heroes initiative recognizes and celebrates frontline staff whose work in the field and engagement with the community makes a real difference in restoring sight.

Nominated by IAPB member organisations from within their ranks, or from their partner organisations, the nominated Heroes were felicitated at the IAPB Council of Members 2018 in Hyderabad, India.

Ratish Chandra Paul

Dr. Ratish Chandra Paul

Secretary and Sr. Cataract Surgeon,
Susrut Eye Foundation & Research Centre

Collin M. Ross

Vice President, Global Development, Eversight

Prof. Mya Aung

Prof. Mya Aung

Honorary Professor,
University of Medicine 2, Sitagu Special Eye Care Programme

Franklin Daniels

Franklin Daniel

Head Programmes,
Operation Eyesight Universal (India)

Ganesh Babu

Ganesh Babu

Senior Manager – Systems & IT,
Aravind Eye Care System

Dr Jennifer Vaid

Dr. Jennifer Vaid Basaiawmoit

Medical Director and Chairman,
Bansara Eye Care Centre

Prof. A H M Enayet Hussain

Prof. AHM Enayet Hussain

Additional Director General – Directorate General of Health Services of Bangladesh,
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

Mustapha Njie

Mustapha Njie

Regional Manager, Expansion & Development, Africa,

Bikash Chandra Mohanta

Bikash Chandra Mohanta

Administrator Public Eye Health, L V Prasad Eye Institute

Anagha Joshi

The Australian College of Optometry

Kenneth D. Tuck

Dr. Kenneth D. Tuck

Ophthalmologist, Former President of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Manjit S. Sawhney

Manjit S. Sawhney

Multiple Leadership positions in Rotary Club of India,
Rotary Club of Delhi South Metropolitan District 3011

Dr Kaushik Murali

Dr. Kaushik Murali

President – Medical Administration and Quality, Sankara Eye Care Institutions

Dr. Pedro Gomez

Dr. Pedro Gomez

Ophthalmologist and Director
Instituto de la Visión

Dr Suit May Ho

Dr. S. May Ho

Global Education Programme Manager, Brien Holden Vision Institute

Dr Raghunandan Byanju

Dr. Raghunandan Byanju

Chief Medical Director,
NNJS/Bharatpur Eye Hospital

Dr Abdallah Uwihoreye

Dr. Abdallah Uwihoreye

Rwanda Country Director, Vision for a Nation Foundation

Dr. Sadik Taju Sherief

Pediatric Ophthalmologist and Head of Ophthalmology, Menelik II Referral Hospital

Dr. Miguel Scalamogna

Dr. Miguel Scalamogna

Fundacion Vision

Vera Essuman

Dr. Vera Essuman

Pediatric Ophthalmologist and Head of the Ophthalmology Unit,
University of Ghana

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Dr. Phetsamone Indara

Ophthalmologist and Head of Eye Unit,
Oudomxay Provincial Hospital

Prof. Khalid Iqbal Talpur

Director / Eye Specialist,
Sindh Institute of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences