Under Digital India scheme, the Health Ministry, in collaboration with Tata Memorial Centre has launched India’s first Online Oncology Tutorial Series. It will equip doctors with easy identification and diagnosis of Cancer. Moreover, the Online Oncology course is a national level program that requires support and assistance from all the state governments.
- The course will provide e-training to doctors, gynaecologists, dentists and general physicians.
- Moreover, the course structure incorporates 14 hours of online training.
- Furthermore, it includes more than 40 video lectures.
- The Oncology course has been designed in a way to comprehensively assess the learner. It includes case studies, assessment questionnaires and webinar sessions.
- In addition, members from Tata Memorial Centre will share their expertise with the learners. Tata Memorial Centre is a grant in-aid Cancer Centre under the Department of Atomic Energy of Union Government.
Talking about the course, Preeti Sudan, Secretary of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said, “This is a visionary step that will leverage advances in IT to strengthen health outreach and health services in the country.”
Preeti Sudan further added, “This initiative will help the doctors upgrade their knowledge and skills and help them save many precious lives.”
GOAL OF THE ONLINE ONCOLOGY TUTORIAL SERIES
- To educate and up-skill doctors from all the parts of the nation. Moreover, the course will be instrumental in connecting with doctors who are situated in far-flung areas of the country. They will be able to avail the Oncology Tutorial series via the Internet. Moreover, they will, further, be able to make use of e -resource.
- To train doctors in early detection, prevention, palliation, rehabilitation and treatment of different type Cancers. The aim is to train doctors in such a way, that Cancer can be detected at an early stage, thereby paving way for quick response and action.