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Health Ministry introduces tutorial series for cancer

05 January 2018 | News

The initiative will help the doctors upgrade their knowledge and skills regularly thereby taking care of obsolescence.

Image credit- the telegraph

Image credit- the telegraph

The Union Health Ministry has launched a digital Online Oncology Tutorial Series, which is part of a national programme that will be rolled out across the country in collaboration with state governments.

As the nation's first digital Online Oncology Tutorial Series, it aims to train doctors across the country in early detection, prevention, palliation, rehabilitation and treatment of various cancers. It has been designed by the Tata Memorial Centre in collaboration with the Union Health Ministry.

The initiative will help the doctors upgrade their knowledge and skills regularly thereby taking care of obsolescence. The course is intended for physicians, gynecologists, dentists and other healthcare professionals who are not oncologists, but can play a very crucial role in early detection and diagnosis of cancers.

The entire series comprises of 14 hours of comprehensive e-learning through more than 40 video lectures, case studies, assessment questionnaires and periodic interactive Webinar sessions with respective consultants of Tata Memorial Hospital.

It has been designed for seven weeks with different modules based on various sites and sub-sites of Cancer.

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