GE Healthcare Launched Yogya Bharat for Aarogya Bharat
To will provide accredited skill building programs and skill enhancement programs, GE Healthcare has partnered with leading healthcare and education experts to set up healthcare education & training institutes.
Through healthcare education & training institutes across the country, GE Healthcare along with its partners (Max Institute of Health Education & Research (MIHER); Manipal Health Foundation; Mahajan Imaging; ILFS Skills Development Corporation; Symbiosis International University) aim to train and contribute 100,000 skilled healthcare work-force to strengthen India’s healthcare system over the next five years. GE has signed MOU for Strategic partnership with HCL for education (multiple specialities).
In defining curriculum for these courses and supporting accreditation, National Skill Development Corporation India, through the Healthcare Sector Skills Council, is playing a key role. A variety of critical strengths to the program like infrastructure, equipment for hands on training, a wealth of expertise in learning development are provided by partners.
To set up at least one healthcare education & training institute in each State is the target of GE Healthcare. GE Healthcare and its partners pledged their commitment to a Yogya Bharat in the presence of Dilip Chenoy, Managing Director and CEO, National Skills Development Corporation.
During the launch, John L. Flannery, President and CEO of GE Healthcare said that, this initiative is among the largest skill enhancement programs for GE Healthcare in the world. They hope that the skilling of 100,000 healthcare professionals will address an important Government priority of bridging the skill deficit.
The first institute which commenced operations in Mumbai is fully funded and run by GE Healthcare. The GE Healthcare Institute is adopting blended learning approach with significant focus on hands on training. GE Healthcare is in the process of partnering with more public and private institutions to scale up this model across India.