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Thulasiraj Ravilla:
How low-cost eye care can be world-class

TEDIndia 2009 · 17:27 · Filmed Nov 2009
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Thulasiraj Ravilla: How low-cost eye care can be world-class
17:27 · Filmed November 2009 at TEDIndia 2009 · Subtitles available in 21 languages

India's revolutionary Aravind Eye Care System has given sight to millions. Thulasiraj Ravilla looks at the ingenious approach that drives its treatment costs down and quality up, and why its methods should trigger a re-think of all human services.

Vision activist
Thulasiraj Ravilla is the executive director of the Lions Aravind Institute of Community Ophthalmology, helping eye-care hospitals around the world build capacity to prevent blindness. Full bio
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