Training Programme on Ophthalmic Technique and Produce Held

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Port Blair, Apr 04: Under National Programme for Control of Blindness, 5 Days Refresher Training Programme on Ophthalmic Technique and Produce for Paramedical Ophthalmic Assistants has been arranged at Port Blair from 26th March 2018.
All together 9 Paramedical Ophthalmic Assistants from PHC Campbell Bay, PHC Baratang, CHC Rangat, PHC Billiground, PHC Garacharma, PHC Manglutan, PHC Tushnabad, PHC Wimberlygunj and CHC Bambooflat attended the training. They are sensitized for the duty chart of Paramedical Ophthalmic Assistant under National Programme for Control of Blindness and Visual Impairment promulgated in 1992 through Ophthalmology Section, Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India.
They are trained to make cataract, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma records and early diagnosis and prevention of these diseases. They are also sensitized to make training module for Paramedical Health Workers.

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