The one-year-long course has been announced in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Raipur, in online mode
Digital Health Academy has announced the commencement of the second cohort of the Post-Graduate Certificate Programme in Digital Health and Diploma Programme in Digital Health. In a collaborative effort with the esteemed Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Raipur, these programmes are poised to equip participants with an in-depth understanding of the Digital Health sphere, propelling them towards unrivalled career growth and excellence.
The meticulously structured courses, spanning one year (53 weeks), offer a comprehensive self-paced learning experience. The online delivery format ensures participants can immerse themselves in a flexible learning environment that adapts to their individual preferences and schedules.
Upon successful completion of the programme, participants will be conferred with the title of “Executive Alumni,” jointly awarded by the revered Indian Institute of Management- Raipur and Digital Health Academy.
Dr Rajendra Pratap Gupta, Founder, Digital Health Academy, expressed, “Those without formal training in Digital Health will hit a career block in the next three to five years and so we developed this world-class course. This course emerged from an exhaustive two-year research effort involving eminent global authorities in Digital Health. With insights gathered from more than 60 influential figures across diverse healthcare sectors such as hospitals, pharmaceuticals, research and development, med-tech, information technology, regulatory bodies, and policy-making entities spanning regions like the US, the UK, the EU, South-East Asia, and Africa, as well as from extensive research conducted in over 127 countries, this course was meticulously tailored to fulfil pertinent requirements. It stands as an exceptional amalgamation of a comprehensive framework, enriching content, and instruction by the foremost Digital Health experts globally.”
Participants will benefit from an array of valuable learning materials, including comprehensive study resources covering vital topics, pre-recorded video lectures by accomplished Digital Health Practitioners, and curated reading materials featuring reputable journals and relevant articles.
Throughout the course, participants will earn certification by meeting minimum requirements, including achieving a 50 per cent score at each level (Basic, Advanced, and Professional), active participation in webinars with a minimum 50 per cent attendance, and successful completion of a satisfactory dissertation.
Speaking about the course, Prof (Dr) Ram Kumar Kakani, Director, Indian Institute of Management said, “Our first batch of this programme in collaboration with DHA has resulted in a very meaningful output as well as lovely testimonials. This prompts us to launch the second batch and we look forward to delivering an equally meaningful engagement with a new group.”
Candidates aspiring to enroll in the Diploma Programme in Digital Health must hold a graduation degree or equivalent and be aged 25 years or above as of July 20, 2023. Professional degree holders are exempt from the age criteria. Proficiency in English is a mandatory requirement.
For the PG Certificate Programme in Digital Health, applicants should possess a graduation degree or its equivalent, along with a minimum of two years of relevant work experience in various healthcare roles. Proficiency in English is also obligatory for admission.