21 March 2023 | News
Osmania Medical College, Telangana joins hands with ECHO India
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Osmania Medical College has joined hands with ECHO India to run capacity-building programmes for doctors and healthcare workers in the state of Telangana.
The partnership agreement was signed by Dr Shashikala Palkonda Reddy, Dean, Osmania Medical College and Dr (Col) Kumud Rai, Chairman & Managing Trustee, ECHO India.
Dr Shashikala thanked ECHO India for establishing a well-equipped telementoring hub at the college’s campus. The hub will be used to impart mentorship programmes on various diseases and one of the first programmes to be launched by the hub is in the field of Infection, Prevention and Control (IPC) techniques.
IPC practices have gained unprecedented attention due to COVID-19 pandemic and is considered to be a critical area for upskilling frontline health staff to enhance patient safety and for better management of any potential outbreaks of infectious diseases.
The partnership with Osmania Medical College expands ECHO India’s outreach in the state of Telangana as it is working with several healthcare partners in the state including National Health Mission (NHM) Telangana and other government and private healthcare institutions.