P.D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC’s educational wing, celebrated the convocation of its 5th batch of Allied Health Sciences Course comprising a total of 78 students and inducted the 6th batch of 2017-18 on September 25, 2017. As part of the course, students were placed within P.D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC and in leading and well-reputed city hospitals ranging from Kokilaben Hospital, Wockhardt Hospital, Global Hospital, Seven Hills Hospital, Asian Heart Institute, etc. Further, during the ceremony, 2 new courses – Endoscopy and Neurology were introduced for the upcoming batch of 2017-2018.
Addressing the graduates Mr. Gautam Khanna, CEO, P. D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC said, “At P.D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC, we strive to provide the finest quality medical treatment to patients, and strongly believe that quality healthcare starts with well-educated healthcare professionals. The demand and supply gap for skilled professionals in the allied health sciences area is huge and we have always been at the forefront to help reduce this gap with the help of courses offered by our hospital. Today, I congratulate all the students for their success and wish the next batch all the very best.”
Mr. Joy Chakraborty COO, P.D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC said, “I am extremely pleased that P.D. Hinduja Hospital is one of the few institutions devoted to creating and providing our Indian healthcare industry with talented and well-trained medical professionals. A strong foundation, supported and nourished with good education is the best way to create quality healthcare professionals. I congratulate our current batch of students and wish them successful careers in our ever-growing healthcare industry.” Mr. Chakraborty also welcomed the new batch looking to make a career in the medical field.
In December 2013, P.D. Hinduja Hospital became the first hospital to initiate courses under the Star Scheme by the Government of India and also affiliated itself with the HSSC (Health Sector Skills Council) – a non-profit organization, registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. Through this affiliation, P.D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC, along with Lifesupporters Institute of Life Sciences (LIHS), conduct medical courses at the hospital.
Dr. Ajay Desai, Director, LifeSupporters Institute of Health Sciences (LIHS) said, “I congratulate all the students for successfully completing their selected course after 1 year of intensive training. I believe that each one of you will excel in providing the highest level of quality care and become future role models to aspiring medical students. Most importantly, I thank each and every student for trusting and selecting P.D. Hinduja Hospital & LIHS as their preferred institute and supporting us in our journey to close the existing gap of 10,00,000 allied healthcare professionals in India.”
Under Allied Health Sciences, the hospital provides courses covering Advanced Medical Laboratory Technician, Critical Care Technician, Dialysis Technician, Operation Theatre and Anesthesia Technician, Radiology Technician Certificate, etc. with an aim to close the growing gap of Allied Health professionals in the Indian industry. The duration of these Courses is one year and is open for H.Sc pass/ Graduates depending on the desired specialization.