MAHE inks pact with International Red Cross Committee

Last Updated : 04 August 2018, 18:20 IST

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The Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) signed a memorandum of understanding with the International Committee of the Red Cross – Geneva in Manipal on Thursday.

The memorandum is aimed at sharing knowledge in niche areas, where both partners look forward to multiple areas of collaboration.

Later this year, ICRC will, for the first time in the sub-continent, share its experience on weapon wounded in surgery, a module designed for post graduates and faculty in surgery and allied specialities.

Other areas of cooperation that have been proposed are joint conferences and seminars, innovations and humanitarian forensics.

Those present from MAHE at the ceremony to sign the Memorandum of Understanding were Dr H Vinod Bhat, vice chancellor of MAHE; Dr Poornima Baliga, pro vice chancellor, Health Sciences; Dr. Narayana Sabhahit, registrar; Dr Pragna Rao, dean, KMC Manipal; Dr M Venkatraya Prabhu, dean, KMC Mangaluru; and Dr Raghu Radhakrishna, director, International Collaborations.

The Indian delegation representing ICRC – Geneva who were present at the ceremony were Dr Anjum Soni, deputy medical coordinator; Ashish Arora, finance and admin, and Sushil Mate, innovation programme officer.

Published 04 August 2018, 17:55 IST

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