Australian Institute makes home in Vizag


Publish Date : June 16, 2018

Kalam Institute of Health Technology (KIHT) a regional hub for conducting Health Technology Assessment recognised by Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, has got another feather in cap by getting associated with Joanna Briggs Institute, University of Adelaide as the affiliated group.

The Joanna Briggs Collaboration (JBC) is a key body that contributes to the global success of the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI), with respect to scholarly outputs and geographic footprint. The JBC has grown exponentially over the course of the 20-year history of the Institute and now incorporates more than 80 entities internationally across five regions of the world.

KIHT would focus on medical devices and diagnostic and associate with other JBI centres in this domain of research. All the studies done in this space would be submitted to JBI and KIHT would like to involve in supporting and leading JBI in medical devices and diagnostic space globally.

AMTZ would now be also hosting Joanna Briggs Institute along with cluster of 250 manufacturing units includes common scientific facilities like Electro-Magnetic Interference Testing, Biomaterials Testing, Gamma Irradiation, Rapid Prototyping Centre, etc., Indian Biomedical Skill Consortium, WHO Pre-qualification cell, Directorate of Radiation and Medical Devices Promotion Council. These institutes would contribute in developing standard and quality in Indian medical technology industry and servicesand bring Indian market at par with global market.