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Cloudnine Inks MoU with BAPIO Training Academy to Foster Maternal, Other Training Programs

Written by : Nikita Saha

November 22, 2023

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Cloudnine Hospitals will invest in the training of its doctors specialising in maternity, fertility, and pediatrics through these programs. This initiative is introducing, for the first time in India, a program designed for MRCOG and MRCPCH exams.

Cloudnine, a leading birthing centre in India specialising in maternal and child care, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (BAPIO) Training Academy, UK. Following the MoU, both the entities will work to enhance training programs, particularly in obstetrics, pediatrics, IVF, and fetal medicine. This marks Cloudnine as the first hospital in India to launch a global training programme for doctors.

Moreover, Cloudnine Hospitals will invest in the training of its doctors specialising in maternity, fertility, and pediatrics through these programs. This initiative introduces, for the first time in India, a program designed for MRCOG and MRCPCH exams.

Additionally, the agreement enables doctors to pursue Royal College exams in Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBG). It also provides an opportunity for MBBS doctors across the country, who may not have been able to join postgraduate (PG) courses in India, to become members of the Royal Colleges of the UK.

Highlighting on the commitment part of this alliance, Dr R Kishore Kumar, founder chairman & executive director, Cloudnine Group of Hospitals, Bengaluru, said, "Our collaboration with BAPIO underscores our dedication to elevating the standards of healthcare through comprehensive training initiatives. By focusing on the continuous education of doctors, we aim to not only enhance patient care within our facilities but also contribute to the broader medical community.”

This partnership aims to provide high-quality training for these prestigious qualifications, further enhancing the skills and knowledge of physicians in India.

Sharing the objective behind this MoU, Chandru Iyer, deputy high commissioner of UK to India said, “We look forward to fostering a shared commitment to excellence in medical education and contributing to the advancement of healthcare standards. Together, we aim to empower the next generation of medical professionals and make a lasting impact on the future of healthcare in India and beyond."

Established in 1996, UK’s BAPIO is a voluntary organisation for doctors of Indian sub-continental origin. BAPIO is divided into regional centres across the UK, the largest division is in Wales. Further, BAPIO is a non-political, national, voluntary medical organisation that supports members and other healthcare professionals through education, training, policy-making, and advocacy work. Since its inception, BAPIO has actively promoted the principles of diversity and equality.

Cloudnine, on the other hand, is a leading provider of maternity and infant care that offers gynaecology, maternity, and neonatology care services. Founded in 2007, Cloudnine provides world-class medical expertise, and state-of-the-art facilities dedicated to the holistic well-being of patients.

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