India - Certificate Course in Management of Hypertension
Certificate Course in Management of Hypertension (CCMH) is a joint certification program designed and implemented by the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) in collaboration with the International Society of Hypertension (ISH), Center for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC) and the British Hypertension Society (BHS).
CCMH is a ten month course with once- a- month contact sessions, being conducted on a designated weekend at 25 regional training centers across India. The education grant for the program has been provided by Sun Pharma Laboratories Limited.
The program includes a core team of 11 National Experts, 25 Regional Faculty and 28 Observers. The course has received an overwhelming response and over 600 primary care physicians have been enrolled for its first cycle against the initial target of 375. The program was launched on 24th July 2016 across all its centres in India.
National experts in discussion during the CCMH national expert meet held in March 2016 at New Delhi, India.
The national expert meet is organized to vet and contextualize the course curriculum.
Prof. Neil Poulter (President, International Society of Hypertension), Dr. Surendra Borgharkar (Vice President- Medical Services, SUN Pharma laboratories Ltd.) Prof. D. Prabhakaran (Vice President-Research & Policy,Public Health Foundation of India) and Prof. Adrian Brady (President, British Hypertension Society).
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