17 December 2020 | News
Joining the UAE’s Waterfalls Initiative for Continuous Education
The Apollo Hospitals Group has announced joining the UAE’s Waterfalls Initiative for Continuous Education from UAE to the World. This unique initiative aims to train health and medical professionals around the world and empower them through building and strengthening their capabilities.
The Apollo Hospitals Group will support the Waterfall Initiative’s educational programme that includes specialised lectures, seminars and workshops on vital topics in medicine, pharmacy, nutrition, public health, nursing, dentistry, and hospital management. 52 senior doctors from various reputed hospitals in India are joining the Waterfalls Initiative. FICCI and the Apollo Hospitals Group are the Indian partners for this initiative that aims to reach and empower one million health professionals worldwide.
Speaking at the virtual launch, Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group said, “We are honoured to join this global initiative that aims to deliver continuous education and support front-liners across all medical and humanitarian fields. We also thank His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai and His Highness Lieutenant General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the UAE for his timely decision in launching the initiative.
“The project is the largest of its kind and will offer virtual medical training across 14 medical sectors. Within the Waterfall platform, those affiliated with the initiative will obtain a training certificate and approved hours from the international scientific and academic bodies participating in the initiative, and they can benefit from it in the scope of their work or in their research, or in completing their scientific studies through continuous distance education without having to leave their jobs or leaving their workplace or bearing any financial burdens, through the initiative link,” said HE Dr Ahmed Al Banna, UAE Ambassador to India.
Those registered with Waterfalls Registration will receive a training certificate and credit hours accredited by the scientific and academic entities participating in the initiative. The Waterfalls Initiative for Continuous Education from UAE to the world will have over 230 speakers and over 77000 participants.