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Healthcare Ed-Tech Startup Virohan Partners With Eye Q Hospitals

The aim of the partnership is to train and deploy hundreds of Allied Health Professionals to the workforce at over 50+ locations

Virohan, an ed tech company in healthcare, providing training for healthcare professionals a.k.a Allied Healthcare Practitioners recently announced its partnership with EYE Q. Virohan provides industry demand-led training for Allied Healthcare Professionals (AHPs) and through this partnership, plans to offer candidates the unique opportunity to complete their online technical theory training while simultaneously being deployed for hands on internship at the Eye Q hospital. The aim of the partnership is to train and deploy hundreds of Allied Health Professionals to the workforce at over 50+ locations

Founded in 2007 by Dr Ajay Sharma and Mr Rajat Goel, Eye-Q is a chain of Super-Specialty eye hospitals committed to providing affordable eye care of the best quality. Currently operating in 37 hospitals across states in India and 2 hospitals in Nigeria, Eye Q is a great provider of specialist eye-care services with top-notch equipment and highly skilled specialists providing the best patient experience. They have trained more treated more than 50 lakh patients over the last 14 years. The partnership with Virohan will include training and deployment of Operating Theatre Technicians and Hospital Administrators initially and may expand further as the manpower requirements of EYE Q Hospitals increase.

Kunaal dudeja , CEO & Co-Founder states , “We are thrilled to initiate our partnership with EYE Q Hospitals. We believe this partnership is the very spirit of Virohan’s core value proposition – provide Market Demand led training to Youth and get them progressive careers.”

Mr Rajat Goel, Co-Founder comments,  “Eye-Q Hospitals provide the highest quality eye treatments the using state-of-the-art technologies. This partnership is our way of affirming that our quality is not just linked to facilities but is a product of the best talent who continue to work with us.”

Virohan was started with an idea to fix the failure in the traditional higher education system which is out of sync with industry demand. The ed tech startup is making the higher education system demand-driven and standardizing training outcomes at scale. India needs about 40 million AHPs by the end of this decade, and as of today, only 10 million are employed, of which barely 7-8% are trained and certified. To address this staggering gap in AHPs, Nalin Saluja, Kunaal Dudeja and Archit Jayaswal teamed up to establish Virohan in 2018.

Virohan, which currently operates blended learning classrooms at campuses and online training across India has a number of distinguishing features but most notable are likely its tech-first approach and talent to fix the socio-economic problem so that industry demand and skilled workforce are in perfect equilibrium. The start-up has a technology-driven training platform, which is able to train personnel, both online and in their allied campuses. Its end-to-end proprietary ‘technology skill stack’ enables job prediction, aggregate training providers and standardizes processes across the student journey from mobilization to training content to placements.

With campuses across Delhi, Haryana, Chattisgarh and Maharashtra and now Karnataka, Gujarat and Mumbai, Virohan has plans to expand to 160 campuses Pan – India by end of 2022. The company has been recognized for its work by the Google Accelerator and Amazon Accelerator and recently been awarded the India Achievers Forum Award 2020 among others. With a mission to give India a more skilled healthcare workforce, Virohan is focusing on educating as many students, practitioners & young professionals in every possible way. Not only this, Virohan is setting an example in the Healthcare Education Industry being the only players to offer Industry Demand Driven Online Training.

Source: Business World

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