Vision of the Future
The vision for the Miriam Hyman Children's Eye Care Centre, as expressed by Dr G N Rao, Chair of the L V Prasad Trust at the inauguration of the MHCECC, 3rd July 2008:
"Everything we do at LVPEI has three distinct components; service delivery, education and research. Along with service delivery, even in the remotest rural areas of our country where people have no access to any form of health care today, will be education and training programmes for all personnel needed for children's eye care in this part of the country and in the entire developing world, because that what our profile is. That is what the Miriam Hyman Children's Eye Care Centre is going to be, and we are delighted that we are able to create another very significant milestone in the evolution of our Institute today."
Dr Taraprasad Das, Director, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Bhubaneswar said:
"I dream that the Centre grows into an Institute of its own - the Miriam Hyman Children’s Eye Institute - in five years. It will be an Institute where we create and practice new knowledge, an institute where we translate medicine from lab to clinic and from clinic to curb side."
The Miriam Hyman Memorial Trust is committed to making an impact on the elimination of avoidable childhood blindness in partnership with the L V Prasad Eye Institute through the Miriam Hyman Children's Eye Care Centre. Miriam's values and practice of caring, generosity and universality will endure as her legacy to countless visually impaired children.
“Moonlight over the sea” by Miriam Hyman.