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Fujifilm India, Max Healthcare provide fellowships in breast imaging

17 December 2020 | News

Doctors are being trained in breast mammography, breast MR, and breast ultrasound techniques for six months through the Max-FujifilmĀ Collaboration fellowship programme.

In line with their collaboration last year, Fujifilm India and Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket in New Delhi will be providing fellowships to train doctors in breast imaging and advance diagnostics.

The brands organised a felicitation ceremony to celebrate the success of their pilot project and provide a certificate of completion to Dr Pragya Garg, MD, who has proficiently completed her fellowship in radio-diagnostics. With the triumph of imparting awareness and education around breast cancer to doctors who enrolled under this programme, the team under the guidance of Dr Bharat Aggarwal, Director - Radiology Services, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket and Dr Harit Chaturvedi, Chairman - Max Institute of Cancer Care will be taking this initiative forward and providing training to many other candidates in the field. 

Doctors are being trained in breast mammography, breast MR, and breast ultrasound techniques for six months through the Max-Fujifilm Collaboration fellowship programme. The programme is training two select radiologists per year towards early detection of breast cancer.

Commenting on the association, Haruto Iwata, MD, Fujifilm India said, “Our fellowship programme is a platform for better engagement, advocacy and dissemination of information to improve the effectiveness of independent and collaborative activities. In our partnership of over a year, we have developed educational resources and assisted doctors and health planners to identify bottlenecks in the delivery of breast healthcare and determine appropriate interventions.”

Adding on the same, Chander Shekhar Sibal, Executive Vice President & Head of Medical Division at Fujifilm India said, “In line with our fellowship programme, we are making continuous efforts to raise awareness among women about breast cancer and impart training around diagnostic techniques.”

Dr Harit Chaturvedi, Chairman, Max Institute of Cancer Care stated, “Such focused fellowships are critical blocks and help us strengthen quaternary care in our culture. It is obvious that such programmes, truly help our communities and patients and improve the scope of screening, early detection and better treatment plans for those getting treated.”

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