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Mr. Kieran Murphy (President and CEO, GE Healthcare) at GE HCI Alumni Day

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Mr. (President & CEO, GE Healthcare) lauded the alumni, their parents and the Institute Skill Creation team for their efforts in helping India's sector at the Institute's Alumni Day held on the 9th of October, 2018.

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has 84% shortfall in the demand-supply gap (as projected by [NSDC]). This is why partnered with the in 2016 and launched a unique skill creation initiative to train 10,000 youth in various technical areas of expertise in healthcare over a period of 3 years.

At the Alumni Day (Mumbai), the alumni came back to share their stories, be awarded for their achievements and most importantly meet the people who made it all possible. The function was attended by parents who are proud of the education and financial stability their children now have. The GE HCI team were overwhelmed to witness a change in the mind-set of parents from wanting to marry the girl child to now supporting her skilling.

The alumni had graduated as technicians in the fields of / Operation Theatre / Anesthesia / Radiology and were placed in reputed organisations such as Jupiter Hospital, Ayush Hospital, SRL Diagnostics, Birla Diagnostics, Usha Diagnostic, Curra Multi-Speciality, Dr. Gandhi's Nursing Home, Vedant Hospital, Titan Hospital, Infinity Medisurge and more.

On the Alumni Day, they bring with them testimonials from their employers : 'Proactive', 'Enthusiastic' and 'Great technical skills in recording patient history on digital images' are just some of the testimonials. It then comes as no surprise that 93% of the employers found the GE HCI training to be of good quality and appropriate to their requirements.

Also present at the event were Mr. (President & CEO, GE Healthcare & and MD, GE Healthcare), Mr. (Executive & Head, & Customer Engagement, Africa, & ASEAN GE Healthcare), Ms. (COO, Tata STRIVE & VP, Tata Sustainability Group), Dr. (Maharashtra State Director Health Sector Skill Council), Dr. (Dr. Gandhi's Nursing Home and Bombay Nursing Homes Association, BNHA), Ms. (MD, SE Global at Saint Elizabeth Health Care, Ontario, Canada) and representatives from Tata Trusts, BVG, Sami Infotech, Care24 and Magic Bus.

The Skill Partner institutes at the event in were IL&FS, (Satya Saluja Group), Dexter Skills, Edujobs and

At this event, signed a MoU with Saint Elizabeth Healthcare (Toronto) to train youth in a course in Palliative Care. Ms. spoke about the work done by Saint Elizabeth Health Care in and how palliative care is an opportunity for students from

The Alumni Day event for Delhi NCR was held on 14th September. Present at this event were alumni who are working at reputed organisations such as Nu Life Diagnostics, Focus Imaging, Rama Hospital, Indogulf Hospital, Om Diagnostics, Amrapali Hospital, Pushpanjali Hospital, Dr. Lal Path, Rainbow Hospital, The skill partners at the event were (Satya Saluja Group), Dexter Skills, IL&FS, (Moradabad), (Agra), (Agra) and AMTEK (Channel Partner).

continues to design courses that help fill the gap of and give young citizens a solid career.

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GE Healthcare Institute is committed to work for a healthier society and would like to contribute to the youth of this generation by providing them with skill development opportunities.

For further information on the Skill Creation initiative, please visit:

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First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 10:30 IST