Shillong: The State Government has taken up a novel initiative to address the perpetual shortage of specialist doctors in Meghalaya by launching the “Design and Adoption of Alternate Models for Responding to Address Shortage of Medical Specialists in Meghalaya” (ADARSH) programme.
In this regard, a MoU was signed between the State Government and Public Health Foundation of India on Friday in the presence of Minister of Health & Family Welfare, AL Hek and PW Ingty, Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Meghalaya. The ADARSH project is an attempt to design and scale-up alternate models for responding to the critical shortageof medical specialists in the State to train doctors in the public sector. The College of Physicians and Surgeons (CPS) model is an alternative model that will be adopted in Meghalaya.
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