10 July 2023 | News
The collaboration aims for human resource development in the area of rehabilitation
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All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Swami Vivekananda National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research (SVNIRTAR) Cuttack for academic, research and comprehensive rehabilitation care.
AIIMS Bhubaneswar executive director Ashutosh Biswas and SVNIRTAR Director P.P. Mohanty signed the MoU to jointly work on several aspects for holistic rehabilitation care.
Two prominent national institutes will work on referral of patients (like Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Burn and Plastic Surgery, Pediatrics, Medicine) and departments of SVNIRTAR like Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedics etc.) to improve healthcare and research in specialised areas.
This MoU is also aimed to design various short term academic programmes in the form of fellowship, collaborative research, conduct symposia, colloquium, workshops, seminars and conferences on chosen topics and areas to train students in both the institutions.
The collaboration aims for human resource development in the area of rehabilitation, tertiary prevention, biomedical engineering and technology, and, to develop academic credit sharing mechanisms under various programmes.