Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal signed a Memorandum of Understanding with International Committee of the Red Cross- Geneva in Manipal on Thursday. The MoUis 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 specialties. Other areas of cooperation proposed are joint conferences and seminars, Innovations and humanitarian forensics.
Those present from MAHE at the MoU signing ceremony were: Dr H. Vinod Bhat, Vice Chancellor; 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 were: Dr. AnjumSoni – Deputy Medical Coordinator; Mr. Ashish Arora, Finance and Admin and Mr. Sushil Mate, Innovation Programme Officer.
Manipal Academy of Higher Education is synonymous with excellence in higher education. Over 28,000 students from 57 different nations live learn and play in the sprawling University town, nestled on a plateau in Karnataka’s Udupi district. It also has nearly 2500 faculty and almost 10000 other support and service staff, who cater to the various professional institutions in health sciences, engineering, management, communication and humanities which dot the Wi-Fi-enabled campus.
The University has off-campuses in Mangalore and Bangalore, and offshore campuses in Dubai(UAE) and Melaka (Malaysia). The Mangalore campus offers medical, dental, and nursing programs. The Bangalore Campus offers programs in Regenerative Medicine. The Dubai campus offers programs in engineering, management and architecture, and the Melaka campus offers programs in medicine and dentistry.