Healthcare has always been a priority sector. It is one of the largest sectors in terms of revenue.The Indian healthcare sector is growing at a brisk pace due to its strengthening coverage, services, and increasing expenditure by public as well as private players. However, a shortage of skilled manpower remains one of the major challenges in strengthening healthcare infrastructure today. It is high time for all of us to look forward to how the health care needs can be met.
Keeping this in mind, Kingston Educational Institute, an educational hub imparting education in different field from KG to PG, has organized a webinar on ' Career opportunities after Bachelors in Hospital Management' on 4.08.2020 with Mr. Sourabh Kanti Mondol,AGM,Fortis Hospital as the guest speaker and honourable Academic Advisor Sir, Dr. Manishankar Chakraborty, Kingston Educational Institute,as the moderator.
The webinar started with an insight into the career opportunities in healthcare and followed by the discussion on other important aspects of the healthcare industry. Here are excerpts from the webinar.
Highlights of the webinar
1.Career options in healthcare at all levels
2. Impact of COVID-19 in the healthcare industry
3. Importance of internships and industrial training
4. Different departments of a hospital
5. Skills required to work in a health care industry.
The webinar was very informative providing us a lot of information about the health care industry. The simple and lucid explanation by our eminent speaker has given a clear picture of the professional world. Mr. Saurabh Kanti Mandal explained that how important it is for a student to have a practical exposure in a hospital apart from having theoretical knowledge. He also gave some important information about covid 19 and how we can stop this virus from spreading. He also said that from a Super Specialist Doctor to a Housekeeping Executive, each one of them plays a very critical role in healthcare. Going ahead, the country would need many more healthcare professionals. Not only doctors, but also nurses, paramedical staff, pharmacists, medical technicians, laboratory personnel, would be in great demand across the country.
The event was in true sense a grand success. The queries from the audience were flawlessly met by our esteemed speaker Mr. Saurabh Kanti Mandal. Our honourable Secretary Madam Mrs Uma Bhattacharya honourable President Sir Mr Tipam Bhattacharya honourable Academic Advisor Sir Dr manishankar Chakraborty deserves special mention for organizing and encouraging the webinar thereby making it a grand success.