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Dr. B.R Ambedkar Open University

The Apollo Institute of Health Care Management (AIHCM), an Institution under the aegis of Apollo Hospitals Educational & Research Foundation (AHERF) has entered into a collaboration with the Dr. B.R Ambedkar Open University. The objective of this collaboration is to conduct a programme in the discipline of health care management and train bright young graduates for a challenging professional career in hospitals, NGOs, health insurance companies and national and multi national health care organisations. MBA (Health Care Management) is an on-campus, two-year, full time programme with an annual intake of 60 and launched in 2008-’09.

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)

Apollo Hospitals Educational & Research Foundation (AHERF) and Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) have signed a MoU to offer sixteen Diploma Courses in Paramedical Sciences of two years duration, four Certificate Courses in Allied Health Care Sciences of six months duration, two Fellowship Courses in Medical Sciences of one year duration and two Certificate Courses of Medical Assistantship of six months duration.. Nine of the programmes under the AHERF-IGNOU auspicious have started from 1st. September 2009 at Indraprastha Apollo New Delhi, Apollo hospital Hyderabad, Apollo hospital Madurai through Medvarsity (a e-learning unit of Apollo Hospitals Group).


The programmes are as follows – 4 Degree / Diploma courses in Medical Records Technician Training, Medical Lab. Technician Training, and Radiology Technician Training & Anesthesia Technician Training , four on-line Certificate Courses on Health Insurance, Quality Management in Health Care, Laws Applicable to Hospitals and Medical Practice and Medical Informatics and one Certificate Course for Front Office Assistant Training .


American College of Physician Executives (ACPE), USA

To meet the growing demand for formally trained physician executives, Apollo Hospitals Educational & Research Foundation (AHERF) is in the process of entering into an Agreement with the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) of USA. This joint collaboration will offer the Certified Physician Executive (CPE) Programme.

This CPE programme, first of its kind outside North America will be opening to all medical graduates with three years of clinical and one year of management experience. The programme is of immediate benefit to doctors who are aspiring to become Certified Physician Executive to lead the stand-alone, corporate, trust, public sector hospitals, health care and hospital consultancy organizations. The opportunity for physician executives with the CPE certification approved by the Certifying Commission for Medical Management (CCMM) of USA will open unprecedented opportunities in India’s dynamic health care industry and abroad.

University of Queensland, Australia

An MOU between University of Queensland and Apollo Hospitals Educational & Research Foundation was signed covering a wide range of educational programs. Current programs to be started are UQ medical graduate student’s elective training in Apollo Hospitals in India & various joint nursing training programmes. Discussion on starting a joint Sports Medicine Course and Masters in Family Medicine is in its final stages. Continuing dialogue is going on to have an extensive collaboration between the two institutes to cover a large number of educational & training programs in Medical & Health science.


University College of London, UK

Prospective collaboration with the University College of London & AHERF is in progress to jointly offer graduate and post- graduate programs in Medicine.

College of Emergency Medicine, UK

AHERF in collaboration with the College of Emergency Medicine of UK offers a three years full time programme, in ‘Membership of College of Emergency Medicine’ (MCEM) at Apollo Hospital, Hyderabad.

Royal College of General Practitioners, UK

Apollo Hospitals Educational & Research Foundation in collaboration with the Royal College of General Practitioners, UK is offering online diploma programmes in Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine. These programmes are delivered through Medvarsity Online Limited (a e-learning unit of Apollo Hospitals Group).