The BAPIO Training Academy Limited, UK’s premier educational institute led by BAPIO (British Physicians of Indian origin) has entered into collaboration with the state government of Uttar Pradesh in India with the aim of developing and providing world-class training and exchange programmes for doctors and nurses in the state of India to meet the growing demands of effective and safe delivery of emergency care.
The UP state government health department officials and Prof Dr Parag Singhal, Executive Director-BTA, National Secretary-BAPIO, signed a MoU in Uttar Pradesh. The delegation was felicitated by the UP state’s Finance Minister and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Suresh Kumar Khanna.
BTA with its Indian partners aim to set up an advanced Emergency Medicine institute as part of the Indo-U.K. collaboration where the state doctors will receive excellent training in EM.
The State government officials and the minister said, “with this partnership we are taking a step forward in delivering and strengthening our commitment to promoting a continuous learning platform for our health care workers, enabling them to have access to outstanding learning tools from BAPIO Training Academy and an opportunity to get mentored and trained as per international protocols working alongside some of the most distinguished professionals in the UK.”
On his recent visit to the state as a part of the delegation with the Defence Minister of the UK Alexander Chalk and on occasion of signing the MoU , Dr Parag Singhal, Executive Director at BTA said , “This partnership with the UP state government is aimed at bridging the gaps in understanding of research, medical advancements, creating training and exchange programmes to benefit the trainees and both the countries- India and the UK.” He said, “BTA curriculum will be delivered by professionals who have been trained in world class NHS hospitals. Modules on patient safety are incorporated in the course enabling trainees to practice the same in real life hence improving patient outcome.”
BAPIO Training Academy (BTA) is the training and education arm of the British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (BAPIO) and an important pillar of its strategic approach to promote professional and clinical excellence.