Modeled on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Make in India” initiative, the Union Health Ministry will organize two “Chintan Shivirs” to devise strategies to improve employment opportunities for workers in the Indian health in the world.
The “Heal by India” and “Heal in India” summits will be held to recommend policy options to strengthen health education institutions in India to deliver quality education so that human resources for health become eligible for work in any country, officials said.
Also, the aim is to attract foreign nationals as students in Indian institutes of medicine, nursing, paramedical health and other health education institutes, an official said.
The Heal by India Summit will be held on February 5-6 and will see presentations and deliberations from the National Medical Commission, Pharmacy Council of India, Dental Council of India, Indian Nursing Council and AYUSH, among others. “During shivir, the ministry will hold discussions to strategize for better job opportunities for healthcare workers like doctors, nurses, pharmacists and dentists, paramedics, yoga teachers, Ayurveda practitioners etc in the world,” the official said. . Official sources have said that Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, Union State Minister for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar as well as senior health officials will be present at the summit which will be held in the nation’s capital.
The “Heal in India” shivir will take place at a later date.
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