Dr. GVS Murthy
Director, Indian Institute of Public Health Hyderabad, India (PHFI) & Head, South Asia Centre for DISAIBILITY INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT AND VISION RESEARCH (SACDIDVR) (ICEH-LSHTM_PHFI Collaboration) is a well-experienced public health, community eye health and public health disability scientist. He established the First Department of Community Ophthalmology in India in 1992 at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He brings with him tremendous research, academic, policy and programmatic experience. He has been honored by more than 10 prestigious awards and fellowships in his career. He has published 20 books and more than 100 publications in peer reviewed journals. He worked with World Health Organization (WHO) in setting up the control of childhood blindness global program supported by Lions Club International Foundation (LCIF) and UNAIDS, South Asia, India.