Max Healthcare Institute Limited, a prominent healthcare provider in India, and the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG), UK, have joined forces in a strategic collaboration aimed at enhancing the specialty training program in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
The partnership seeks to capitalize on the strengths of both organizations, focusing on the promotion and execution of training in obstetrics and gynaecology, as well as the assessment and certification of training in India.
Dr. Sandeep Budhiraja, Group Medical Director at Max Healthcare Institute Limited, expressed enthusiasm about the collaboration, stating, "We are delighted to partner with RCOG UK to bring the best-in-class education in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology to India. This collaboration will enable us to leverage the latest advancements in training, support, e-learning content, and training e-portfolio, along with access to 70 RCOG training courses in-person or virtually. With continued guidance and support on the MRCOG examinations, this partnership is a great value proposition for young health professionals wanting to develop a career in obstetrics and gynaecology."
Ranee Thakar, President of RCOG UK, added, “We are honoured to be working with a prestigious organization like Max Healthcare, renowned for its commitment to the highest standards of clinical excellence and patient care. As a truly global college, I am very proud that we have a large and growing membership in India, and this program will provide opportunities to further grow the number of RCOG trained doctors alongside our Indian Fellows, Members, and Associates who play a vital role in helping the College to deliver our mission to improve the health of women and girls globally.”
Kate Lancaster, CEO of RCOG UK, stated, “We are delighted to be partnering with Max Healthcare to develop an RCOG accredited program that supports Obs & Gyn doctors in their education and training. This exciting collaboration brings together our two organizations to improve the health of women and girls through high quality, structured education and training, alongside the gold standard MRCOG qualification.”
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) cementing this strategic collaboration was signed by Mr. Rakesh Kaushik, Director Legal & Regulatory Affairs of Max Healthcare, and Ms. Kate Lancaster, Chief Executive of RCOG UK. The signing event, attended by dignitaries from both organizations, marks a significant step towards advancing obstetrics and gynaecology training in India.