Ansal University, Gurgaon, a private university specialized in providing advanced trans-disciplinary education has entered into an association with Max Institute of Health Education and Research (MIHER), a division of Max Healthcare to set up a School of Allied Health Sciences at Ansal University. MIHER will provide academic supervision, pedagogy and undertake program monitoring of the curriculum. The MoU to this effect was signed by Dr. CS Nagpal, Vice Chancellor, Ansal University, Gurgaon and Amoolya Kumar Sharma, Secretary, MIHER.
The courses will include BSc degree programs in Medical Lab Technology, Medical Imaging Technology, Renal Replacement Therapy & Dialysis Technology, Cardio Vascular Technology, Emergency Medical Technology and Health Information & Administration. Each program will have a capacity of 20 students in 6 courses with the first session starting from July 2014.
Dr. CS Nagpal, Vice Chancellor, said, “India has an estimated shortage of around 6.4 million allied health professionals and we are confident that our vision of providing specialized industry focused education to students at Ansal University will evolve as a role model to tackle this challenge.”
It may be mentioned that Max Institute of Health Education and Research (MIHER) is also collaborating with 36 schools in Haryana and Himachal Pradesh where it is a partner of the respective state board in providing curriculum for vocational course in healthcare.