NEIGRIHMS declared Regional Center for Medical Education Technologies


Dimapur, July 7 (EMN): The National Medical Commission (NMC), the regulatory body that regulates medical education and healthcare professionals in India, said the Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences of North- East (NEIGRIHMS) is a Regional Center for Medical Education Technologies (RC-MET).

An update from NEIGRIHMS released on July 7 informed that NEIGRIHMS in Shillong has achieved another historic feat through its dedicated efforts in the field of medical education.

Dr. Aruna Vanikar, Chair of the NMC Under Graduate Medical Education Board, will officially open the NEIGRIHMS Regional Center (RC) on July 11 at 11 a.m.

The RC will serve as a resource center for the training of faculty members of medical schools in the Northeast and East regions of the country, assigned by the NMC.

Also, during the inauguration, Dr. Aruna Vanikar will publish a book titled “English-Khasi Translation in Medical Practice with Transliteration and Khasi-Hindi Phonetics”.

The book, designed and published by the Department of Medical Education, NEIGRIHMS with technical and literary contributions from its faculty, is an English-Khasi translation of terms commonly used in the healthcare industry. It is intended to enable students and healthcare professionals to communicate effectively with patients,” the update read.

This book is expected to be of immense help to non-Khasi speaking students and healthcare professionals to provide the best care possible.

“Under the leadership of the Director, Prof. Nalin Mehta, who is a renowned Professor of Medicine with an expert in the Abdomen in Medical Education Technologies, NEIGRIHMS is committed to fulfilling NMC’s mandate to produce” Indian medical graduates “highly competent not only at NEIGRIHMS but all medical colleges in the region,” the update clarified.

The faith placed in NEIGRIHMS by the NMC is said to be a feather in the hat not only for NEIGRIHMS but for the people of Meghalaya and the entire North Eastern region it serves.

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