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Vivo ties up with Siemens to offer lab technician course

Vivo ties up with Siemens to offer lab technician course

New Delhi : Vivo Healthcare said it has inked a three-year partnership with Siemens Healthineers to introduce medical lab technician (MLT) course in the country.

Initially, the newly-introduced programme with MLT lab will be available at Vivo Healthcare’s Gurgaon centre and eventually be introduced in other centres across the country, Vivo Healthcare said in a statement.

“We are proud that Siemens Healthineers partnered with us to offer MLT course, which is in high demand. We are further delighted that we are starting this new offering at our Gurgaon centre by incorporating world-class curriculum, leading technology and with well trained and certified faculty,” VIVO Healthcare Managing Director Shakti Singh said.

Commenting on the agreement, Siemens Healthineers Head of Laboratory Diagnostics Business Area South Asia Amit Sinha said the course would help at further enhancing employability skills pf the youth.

According to industry estimates, the total healthcare industry size is expected to touch USD 280 billion by 2020 in the country.

Even as the industry has been witnessing growth, there is an enormous shortfall in the numbers of allied healthcare professionals (AHP).

Laboratory technicians fall under the category of AHP. MSS MR

Source: PTI
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