Published : Thursday, 21 May, 2015 13:07 PM
One of the globally recognized and leading healthcare research organizations’ of the country, The Indian Institute of Health Management Research The IIHMR University, organized convocation on 20th May, 2015. Dr. Hari Gautam, former Chairman, University Grants Commission (UGC) conferred degree’s to all students of Hospital and Health Management, Pharmaceutical Management and Master of Public Health. Present at the occasion was the UNICEF, State Head, Rajasthan, Dr. Samuel Mawunganidze too as guest of honor.
Total 114 students passed out from MBA Hospital and Health Management (PGDHM), 14 students from MBA Pharmaceutical Management and 10 students from the first cohort of Master of Public Health (MPH), were awarded the degree on this august occasion.
Dr. SD Gupta, President, The IIHMR University said, “The IIHMR has made phenomenal contributions to both research and education in the area of management of health services achieving a pride of place in health management, planning and research at the national and international levels. The IIHMR University is appreciated in developing health management as an important discipline for improving the efficiency, effectiveness and quality of health care. The Institute has consolidated its focus on research in health policy and programme management since its inception. The IIHMR University is the first institution that has started offering management programs in the healthcare sector and has graduated over 1500 students since it was established.”
Dr. Samuel Mawunganidze, State Head, UNICEF, Rajasthan in a very motivational speech to students said, “I would like to congratulate the students who are graduating today. However, I would like to convey a few things that are utmost important for all students graduating. As a student, one must build skill, innovate, be humble and nurture others. I believe IIHMR University has been able to polish all these abilities within all students who have been associated with this brand. The IIHMR University with its strong faculty and its principles to provide quality has been able to generate spark within all students as they graduate today. Over the years the IIHMR University has inculcated skills such as research which has been its key focus area and has ultimately reduced barriers making all students into gap managers and gap leaders.”
The IIHMR University has a fully functional placement cell with excellent placement facilities for students. Companies which have visited IIHMR University Campus for placement across various sub domains of the healthcare sector are, Thumbay Group of Hospitals- Ajman, NRHM- Gujarat and Punjab, Accenture, Wockhardt Hospitals Ltd., GVK EMRI, Jaypee Hospitals- Noida, ICDS Gujarat and many more.
With its core strength in academics, training and research, The IIHMR University has been conducting various Management Development Programs (MDP’s) and Professional Development Programs (PDP’s) for many professionals across the globe. The IIHMR University has also conducted program evaluations of TB Prevention and control, HIV/AIDS, Leprosy, Malaria, and Blindness, and has made significant contributions in strategies, restructuring of the program implementation design and monitoring systems. IIHMR’s alumni have significantly contributed in strengthening health management such as NRHM, HIV/AIDS Control Program, other National Health Programs, hospital management at Public and Private Hospitals.
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