FOR EYE CARE PROFESSIONALS
Aravind has gained national and international reputation for its service orientation, modern ophthalmic techniques and its community - based outreach activities which deliver quality eye care to the rural masses. Its operational research has practical applications in the formulation of effective blindness prevention programmes. Various continuing medical education programmes, courses and workshops are offered on a regular basis. The institution along with Lions Aravind Institute of Community Ophthalmology works with several eye hospitals in India and abroad to improve their capacity to provide high volume, high quality care and enabling them to become financially self - reliant in the long run.
Many prestigious business and management schools have Aravind model as case study for discussion.Through the articles and books of management gurus like C.K Prahalad and Philip Kotler, Aravind’s model of service and sustainability is influencing the thinking of the entire corporate world on reaching the poor.