February, 12, 2018
Sri Lanka’s leading private healthcare provider Hemas Hospitals announced its partnership with Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE) in India, with an aim to strengthen and raise the standards and skills of their nursing staff.
The landmark partnership was established through a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) which was signed by Dr. Lakith Peiris, Managing Director of Hemas Hospitals Group and A. P. Ramabhadran, Chief Executive Officer of Manipal Professional Learning (ProLearn), in the presence of several senior officials from both organizations.
As per the understanding, Hemas Hospitals will send their nursing staff in batches to the Manipal Hospital in Bangalore for a 14-day hands-on, advanced training intervention. The programme will focus on educating nurses on different advanced specialties including neurosciences, orthopedics and In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) in line with Hemas Hospitals’ plans on building capability and expanding its clinical programs to super-specialized areas in Gastroenterology, neurology, urology, cosmetics, and subfertility.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Lakith Peiris, Managing Director of Hemas Hospitals Group said: “Being the first hospital chain in Sri Lanka to obtain an International Accreditation with the prestigious ACHSI accreditation, Hemas Hospitals is committed to continuously deliver world class healthcare with excellent clinical outcomes and patient safety. Hence, continuous development of our clinical staff is an integral part of our journey towards excellence.”
“Our partnership with Manipal Global Education Services is a step in this direction where we upscale the standards of our nursing staff with new skills, knowledge and best in class global practices. We are immensely proud to partner with MaGE in our continuous journey in setting a benchmark in patient management, coordinated care and patient safety in Sri Lanka,” Dr. Lakith Peiris stated further.
Speaking on this occasion, A.P. Ramabhadran, CEO of Manipal ProLearn - a part of Manipal Global Education Services said, “We are more than happy to have tied up with Hemas Hospitals for providing advanced professional training to their existing workforce in order to increase their overall efficiency and productivity. Professional training is imperative in today’s time to remain relevant in the industry and Manipal ProLearn purely aims at providing the required core competencies to its clients.”
“This program is not only significant because we formed our first partnership in Sri Lanka, but also of the fact that it marks a great degree of collaboration between Manipal Hospital, Manipal Academy of Higher Education and the MaGE teams, ensuring that Hemas Hospitals can leverage the entire strength of the Manipal Education and Medical Group” Mr. A.P. Ramabhadran added.
Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE) is a leading international provider of high-quality higher education services. Headquartered in Bangalore, Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE) offers a host of tested and proven education services to enable institutions across the world to focus on their core competencies. The programs offered by MaGE include corporate training programs in partnership with leading enterprises, vocational training across a number of sectors, as well as technology-driven services in areas such as testing and education delivery. It is also the dedicated service provider/operator of university campuses in Malaysia, Antigua in the Caribbean, Dubai and Nepal.
About Hemas Hospitals: A subsidiary of the Hemas Group, Hemas Hospitals is a multi-specialty hospital chain operating three multispecialty hospitals in Wattala, Galle and Thalawathugoda in addition to the largest state of the art island wide fully owned network of laboratories. Providing community-based expert health care services in strategic locations outside of the country’s main commercial hub, Hemas Hospitals has consistently raised standards in the domestic healthcare industry and was the first Sri Lankan hospital to secure international accreditation from the prestigious Australian Council on Healthcare Standards International.
About Manipal Global Education: Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE) (www.manipalglobal.com) is a part of Manipal Education and Medical Group (MEMG), India’s largest private education and medical entity. MaGE is India’s largest education services group, running physical and online universities in India, Nepal, Malaysia, Dubai and Antigua. It currently offers services and support to over 400,000 students, across its campuses, corporate and online platforms.
Photo caption: Dr. Lakith Peiris, Managing Director of Hemas Hospitals Group exchanging the MoU with A. P. Ramabhadran, Chief Executive Officer of Manipal Professional Learning (ProLearn)