Nipah virus is an RNA virus. First Outbreak happened in 1998 and 1999 in malaysia and Singapore. It showed respiratory illness in pigs and encephalitic disease in Human.Nipah virus targets pigs and disease can be mild to severe.Nipah virs infection in human causes Respiratory infection, Encephalitis and death.Virus is transmited in humans through bats and […]


Vacancy at Biratnagar Eye Hospital

Vacancy at Biratnagar Eye Hospital Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh, a leading NGO having 18 eye hospital, 76 Eye care centers and several outreach program is seeking application from qualified and interested Nepali candidates aged between 21-40 years, who are committed to work at Biratnagar Eye Hospital, Biratnagar on contract basis. Position: Pediatric Ophthalmologist Qualification: MD/MS […]

Conference Ophthalmologist

National Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Conference

National Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Conference National Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Conference is going to be held on 26th May 2018 at Hotel Red Sun, Bhairahawa, Nepal.  This program is organized by Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh, Lumbini Eye Institute, Shree Rana Ambika Shah Eye Hospital, Under the aegis of Nepal Ophthalmic Society. There are three […]

Eye Health


Protecting your eyesight is one of the most important things you can do to maintain your quality of life. These useful eight tips will help you to protect your eyesight. Eight Tips for Protecting your eyesight  1. Know your risk factor for Ocular diseases.  Do you or any of your family suffer from diabetes or […]

Eye Health

Community Eye Health Journal

The Community Eye Health Journal is a quarterly publication sent free to over 22,000 healthcare providers worldwide, mainly in low and middle-income countries. Their total readership is approximately 35,000 when our French, Indian, Chinese and Spanish editions are included. 16,000 of our readers work in Africa. The aim of the journal is to ensure that […]


WHO Validates Trachoma Elimination in Nepal.

Few Decades Earlier, Nepal was one of the country with Highest Prevalence of blindness. The First ever blindness survey conducted in Nepal in 1981 showed Cataract and Trachoma as the leading cause of Blindness. Different actions were taken by IAPB and Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh to eliminate trachoma from Nepal. Different campaigns were run by […]


Notice for the One year internship in clinical optometry program

Notice for the One-year internship in clinical optometry program Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh, Eastern Regional Eye Care Programme, Sagarmatha Choudhary Eye Hospital, Lahan-3, Siraha publish the notice for 1-year Internship in clinical optometry program for session June 2018- June 2019. Few seats are available for which eligibility is Nepalese candidate undergoing Bachelor of Optometry who […]


Pinhole Visual Acuity

Pinhole visual acuity The pinhole is an eye shield with several small holes that allow light rays to reach the retina without the interference of optical problems of the eye. It is an excellent way to screen for uncorrected refractive errors and disorders of the ocular media. However, young children, elderly people, and mentally impaired […]