Certificate Course in Evidence Based Management of Diabetic Retinopathy - CCDR

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Public Health Foundation of India

The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) was launched by 14th Honorable Prime Minister of India on March 28th, 2006 at New Delhi. It is a public private initiative that has collaboratively evolved through consultations with multiple constituencies including Indian and International academia, state and central governments, multi & bi-lateral agencies and civil society groups. PHFI is a response to redress the limited institutional capacity in India for strengthening training, research and policy development in the area of Public Health. Structured as an independent foundation, PHFI adopts a broad, integrative approach to public health, tailoring its endeavors to Indian conditions and bearing relevance to countries facing similar challenges and concerns.
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Centre for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC)

Centre for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC) is a New Delhi based not-for-profit organization, established in December 2000. The mission of CCDC is primarily intended to address the growing challenge of chronic diseases, in varied settings of the developing countries through:Knowledge generation, which can inform policies and empower programmes for the prevention and control of chronic diseases Knowledge translation intended to operationalize research results by bridging the critical gaps between relevant research and effective implementation, through analytic work, capacity building, advocacy and development of educational resources for enhancing the empowerment of people and professionals. CCDC has been recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. It also holds registration under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 1976.
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Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialities Centre

(DMDSC) established by Dr. V. Mohan and his late wife Dr. Rema Mohan is one of the largest chain of diabetes centres in the world. It is also a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Non- Communicable Disease Prevention and Control as well as an International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Centre of Education. DMDSC currently has 20 branches including one international branch at Muscat in Oman, which help to extend diabetes care to a wider population. Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Education Academy (DMDEA) is the Education wing of Dr. Mohan’s Group of Institutions. It was established with the mission of training doctors and other health care professionals in management of diabetes and its complications. DMDEA offers a wide range of diabetes courses for doctors and paramedical personnel. It runs two courses with the PHFI, CCEBDM & CCGDM.
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Aravind Eye Care System

Aravind Eye Care System is the leading Eye care NGO in India. It was founded by Dr. G. Venkataswamy at Madurai, Tamil Nadu in 1976. It has grown into a network of eye hospitals and has had a major impact in controlling cataract related blindness in India. As of 2012, Aravind has treated nearly 32 million patients and performed 4 million surgeries, majority of them being free-of-cost,thus making it the world’s largest and most productive eye-care service group. The model of Aravind Eye Care hospitals has been applauded and has become a subject for numerous case studies across the world. Aravind Eye care System is also a WHO collaborating Centre for Prevention of Blindness.
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The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust

The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust is a charitable foundation established in 2012 to mark and celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s sixty-year contribution to the Commonwealth. The mission of the Trust is to enrich the lives of people from all backgrounds within the Commonwealth by working with partners towards eliminating avoidable blindness and empowering a new generation of young leaders. The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust focuses its program on Commonwealth countries where certain forms of avoidable blindness are prevalent and where needs are not currently being met, aiming to achieve important advances in fighting them and share expertise across the Commonwealth. For more details: