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Goa Institute of Management (GIM) recently added a new program to its bouquet of existing courses – the Post Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management (PGDM – HCM).   As part of the programme the institute organized a three day Management Development Program on ‘Financing Healthcare through Micro Health Insurance’ at International centre of Goa. The programme was aimed at strengthening the capabilities of the healthcare professionals, with an emphasis on critical assessment of current and future policy options and issues.  

S.A Deshprabhu, Advisor to Labour Department Government of Goa inaugurated the three day conclave in the presence of Dr. Sunil Rai Director GIM, Dr. Harish Sihare Programme Director and Associate Professor GIM and Dr. Ajit Parulekar, Dean Healthcare Management, GIM

Designed for the top healthcare government officials, the programme aimed to provide innovative and practical solutions to critical management challenges.  Professionals from the different verticals of the healthcare industry including directors of health insurance companies and doctors helped in formulating strategies to provide access to healthcare to poor people.

With the healthcare industry in India valued at well over Rs. 150,000 crores and witnessing a phenomenal growth over the last two decade, there has been a greater interest in specialized management development programs aimed at the industry. GIM aims to bring about a change by filling the gap and need for management development programs to professionals across the different verticals of the healthcare industry.