Distinguished Speaker Series-Healthcare innovations from India: The Case of LV Prasad Eye Institute


Speaker: Dr. G N. Rao
Location: Frost Lounge

Presented by Dr. G.N. Rao, Founder and CEO of L.V Prasad Eye Institute. Dr. Rao is trained in the US at Tufts University and Syracuse University. He returned to India 25 years ago to found a nonprofit eye hospital that today performs almost 100,000 eye surgeries-half on poor patients free of charge, and trains ophthalmologists and optometrists, while conducting applied research. An inspiring story on how the private sector can provide high-quality affordable health care to rich and poor.