The Maharashtra govt. launched a three-month online course for students returning from Ukraine who had left the country while their courses were still incomplete. The curriculum for students returning to Ukraine has been designed by the State University of Health Sciences.
The digital content of the course was developed in partnership by the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) headquartered in Nashik and a private entity, Elsevier. The study module, which is free of cost, was launched by Amit Deshmukh, Maharashtra Govt. State Medical Education Minister and MUHS Vice Chancellor Madhuri Kanitkar.
MUHS VC Madhuri Kanitkar said, “The digital content has been developed by MUHS with the help of Elsevier. It is a voluntary course for students who have returned from Ukraine. It is a temporary arrangement for students who are currently There is no access to education.”
She said that the university has also developed a downloadable mobile application for online learning module which enables the students to access the study material on their phones.
Registration On MUHS Portal:
Stating that the course would be free of cost, the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) VC said, “Students desirous of taking the online course will have to register themselves on the MUHS portal. No fee will be charged from the students for this course.”
“Students pursuing medical education in Ukraine had to return to India due to outbreak of war there. To avoid educational loss of these students, the MUHS and Elsevier have made available useful content for them in a very short period,” the minister said. “As this course has been developed as a stopgap arrangement, there will be no special benefits of this course for the students,” said Amit Modi, a senior officer at Elsevier.