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Members of Sankara Nethralaya’s clinical laboratory make a mark at prestigious CME

In a clear exhibition of subject matter expertise and knowledge, staff members of Main lab of the Sri Nathella Sampathu Chetty Clinical Laboratory, Sankara Nethralaya bagged 3 awards in the midst of stiff competition in the recently held (1/02/2014) ‘Environment Health and Safety” a highly topical CME with great relevance to today’s world, conducted by METROSPHERES the interactive medical education initiative of LISTER Metropolis the nation’s leading provider of clinical and diagnostic services and the Inter Laboratory Quality Assessment (ILQA), Bangalore, the stringent external quality assessment and support body for laboratories.

We take great pleasure in sharing the details of the same below

1. Ms. Praveena. R, Junior Executive won the First Prize in the Quiz Contest
2. Ms. Saumya T.S, Senior Laboratory Technician won the Second Prize for her Poster Presentation, Title, “Know safety, No injury – No safety, Know injury”.
3. Ms. Kamatchi .G, Junior Research Scientist won the Third Prize for her Poster Presentation, Title, “Open the door to safety : Awareness is the key”.

The Sankara Nethralaya family joins hands in congratulating these dedicated young women and wishes them many more distinctions and laurels in their pursuit of knowledge and learning!


Technicians from the Sankara Nethralaya Main laboratory win laurels at major CME
(Continuing Medical Education programme) conducted by leading laboratories
Ms. R.Rajalakshmi receiving the prize
Ms. TS.Saumya receiving the award

The Lister Metropolis Laboratory and Suyog Diagnostics Pvt Ltd, among the premium diagnostic laboratories in the city, conducted a topical CME (continuing medical education) seminar on the critical area of ‘Coagulation’ at the Lister Metropolis facility on July 28th, 2013. The event, conducted as an initiative towards better understanding, knowledge sharing and interaction on the subject, witnessed enthusiastic participation by Senior Technicians from diagnostic laboratories and demonstration of the latest diagnostic aids and equipment by representatives from the manufacturing companies.

Participants from the Sri Nathella Sampathu Chetty Clinical Laboratory (Sankara Nethralaya Main Laboratory) displayed superior subject knowledge and awareness by winning laurels at the Quiz Contest and ‘Paper Presentation’ events at the meet. While R.Rajalakshmi won the First prize in the closely contested quiz competition, TS.Saumya won the ‘Outstanding Paper Presentation’ award for her well researched and in-depth paper on the subject, titled “HEAMOSTASIS”


Laboratory technicians from the Nathella Sampathu Chetty Clinical Laboratory demonstrate their superior Skills & Knowledge at ‘User Group Meeting’
Ms.R. Tamil selvi
Ms.R. Tamil selvi
Ms.T.S. Saumya
Ms.T.S. Saumya

Suyog Diagnostics Pvt Ltd a leading player in diagnostic aids and equipments conducted their 2nd ‘User Group Meeting for Technicians’ in the city on 26/08/2012. The meeting meant to educate and familiarize Laboratory Technicians and Laboratory Assistants in the usage and adoption of various diagnostic equipment and processes and keep them updated was attended by 30 participants from various laboratories. The meet also helped to exchange ideas and evaluate participants in terms of their ‘hands on’ skills in the usage of laboratory equipment and processes followed by a Q&A session to gauge their knowledge and understanding of methods and principles of conducting diagnostic evaluations.

The Nathella Sampathu Chetty Clinical laboratory made its presence felt at the meet with its technicians Ms T.S. Saumya being presented with the ‘Best Performer” award and Mrs. R. Tamil Selvi’s team being selected as the ‘Winning Team” in the Q&A session. The Senior Management Team and Staff members of Sankara Nethralaya join Dr Vasanthi Badrinath, Director, Clinical Services, Nathella Sampathu Chetty Clinical Laboratory in expressing their hearty Congratulations to the winners and wish them many more high recognitions and awards as they move up in their career