Thursday, August 6, 2009

ICEE Elects New Chair Dr Gullapalli Nageswara Rao

Sydney: Dr Gullapalli Nageswara Rao, Chairman of Hyderabad-based L V Prasad Eye Institute, has been elected as the Chair of the Board of Australia-based International Centre for Eye Care Education (ICEE) for 2009-10.

ICEE is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization working towards elimination of needless blindness in the world, through its many programs in Asia, Pacific Islands, Australia, Africa and Latin America.

Dr Rao was until recently the Chair of the Board of Trustees of the International Agency for Prevention of Blindness, the global umbrella organization for all NGOs involved in prevention of blindness globally, leading the global VISION 2020: The Right to Sight initiative along with the World Health Organization.
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