Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Post Doctoral Certificate in Dialysis Medicine Admission Notification


In India, nearly 200 persons per million population suffer from End Stage Kidney Failure (ESKF) every year and they require maintenance dialysis and or kidney transplant. There is acute shortage of qualified nephrologists to provide Dialysis to these patients.
The School of Health Sciences, IGNOU is offering a one year Post Doctoral Certificate in Dialysis Medicine in collaboration with DGHS, MoHFW. In this programme post graduate Doctors with MD in Medicine or Paedetrics will be trained to handle stand alone dialysis units. They will be posted in tertiary hospitals identified by the Ministry for a period of six months for this training. The admissions for July 2013 session is open. Last date for submitting the filled in application is 15thJune. More details about the programme are available on the IGNOU website. For further information you may contact programme coordinator Dr. Ruchika Kuba at or Director, SOHS at

Post Doctoral Certificate in Dialysis Medicine (PDCDM)

Minimum Duration: 1 Year
Maximum Duration: 2 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 50,000
Minimum Age: No bar 
Maximum Age: No bar 

MD/DNB in Medicine or Paediatrics (Relevant PG Medical qualifications will be considered in case less number of applications are received fulfilling the eligibility criteria i.e . Geriatric Medicine, Anaesthesia, Critical Care medicine, Emergency Medicine, Respiratory Medicine and Tropical Medicine)

Last Date to apply is 15th June 2013

For more details visit IGNOU Website



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