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Myopia Awareness Week

“GBN knows that almost half the world’s population will be myopic by the year 2050, with nearly one billion people in the high myopia category. Myopia Awareness Week is about getting people talking about myopia in homes and optometry practices around the world" 

World Optometry day 2019

World Optometry Day is generally celebrated to create awareness about optometry as a profession. It is an opportunity to shine the spotlight this important eye care profession. Uncorrected refractive errors (URE) affect people of all ages and ethnic groups and are the main cause of vision impairment. They often result in lost education and employment opportunities, lower productivity and impaired quality of life.  GBN  celebrate this day in jest and always have new refreshing innovative ideas to make the masses aware.



GBN Eye Bank Training

Mr Kishor Sharma (Optometrist, BAMS) from Mandsaur has been awarded a certificate by our Board Member Mr Anil B Goyal on successful completion of his training on Grief Counselling& Eye Retrieval Technician under the GBN's Eye Banking expansion program in support with Sightlife India.

National Optometry Conference

GBN's optometrist took part in National conference which was organized by Indore Divisional Optometrist  welfare association at a city hotel on Sunday.Chief guests of the event were health minister Tulsi Silawat, head of International Association of Contact Lens Educators Yashwant Saoji and CEO of Optometry Council of India Laxmi Shinde


Sight Life Training

Mr S.N Dixit has been trained by Sight Life at Delhi . Training was majorly focused on how receive notifications of deaths from the General  & Private Hospitals and subsequently trying  to approach for  maximum possible donor families along with which there was emphasis on optimum utilisation of cornea.





Road Safety Week

Govt of India organized 30th Road safety week (On the 3rd day of the week), Gomabai along with the support of Yatayat Police station, Nimach have conducted Free Eye Examination , where 105 people were screened - in which 31 glasses prescribed . Along with station staff, majority of the autorickshaw drivers of the city who took part in this where also a awareness session was given on how important is to get their visions checked time to time and eye health benefits.




Annual Day- 20th January

Netralaya celebrated it's 27th Annual Day with various cultural programmes . Shri Pradeep Agrawal ji & Shri Mahesh Garg ji were the chief guest along with the board members lighted the lamp and inaugurated the function. Trustee's elaborated the achievements of netralaya and plan for 2019, they have commended the activities done so far and for taking the effort to provide a conducive atmosphere for the all-round development of netralaya. It was such a pleasure to have a great evening thanking every person responsible in making the event a grand success putting  a pretty smile in the faces




Prerna Diwas -14th January

14th Jan was observed as Late Shri G.D Agarwal ji ( Founder) , on this very auspicious day of Sankranthi Prerna diwas was organized Words seem inadequate to express the sadness we feel about Smt Ratandevi Agarwal ji's death.  With sincere sympathy, may beauty live on in your memories and bring you peace. 


Eye Bank training @Lucknow.

2019 GBN with full enthusiasm in strengthening the eye bank ,Mr Kamla Shankar Nagda & Mr Deepesh Sharma were trained at KGMU, Lucknow on latest eye retrieval techniques & grief counselling  in association with Sightlife, this training & development empowers our team bringing in more efficient practices in delivering of quality healthcare services.

Gomabai & Sightlife

Netralaya has signed an MOU with Sightlife India. Sightlife is an NGO  working worldwide in the field of Eye Banking to reduce the burden of avoidable Corneal blindness and skill enhancement of the corneal surgeons & their team by providing the best available training programs.By sharing the  industry-leading approach with netalaya , SightLife shall help to build successful local corneal transplant programs , transplant tissue centers, or eye banks, are improving their processes and growing to meet demand. 

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