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British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin - UK-Med
Manchester Centre for Global Health Volunteering
India Workshop
Dr Ramesh Mehta
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Doctors of Indian Origin In UK 50,000
•Dentists of Indian Origin in UK 15,000
• Medical Intake of Indian origin 40% of all students
• Dental Intake of Indian origin 80% of all students
Objectives
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Realise potential of the members
Promote professional excellence
Support members in difficulty
Charitable activities
Social and Cultural interactions
The Minister of State for
Health Hon Tessa Jowell
MP formally launching
BAPIO 1998
EMPOWER
(To give ability to)
BAPIO provides support
Services – legal,
medical,
Education, training,
Career advice etc...
PHYSICIANS & DENTISTS
BAPIO Medical Professionals
to include both Physicians
and Dentists...
INDIAN HERITAGE
Defines scope of
diversity focusing on
Indian Cultural Values
Empowering doctors& dentists of Indian
heritage to be Beacon of Leadership and
Professional Excellence
BEACON OF LEADERSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL
EXCELLENCE
A bright light that signals...........
- Leadership
- Professional Excellence
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Policy Influence
Education & Training
Support
International work & charity
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North East
North West
Yorkshire
East Midlands
West Midland
Eastern
London
South West
Welsh
Scotland
International networking
•AAPI
•IMA
•GAPIO
•Royal Colleges
•Apollo Hospitals
Inauguration of Indian Medical Tourism
VISION
Improving Health Worldwide
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MISSION
To empower the physicians of Indian origin to
achieve highest professional standards, to
provide affordable good quality healthcare,
to contribute to local and regional
community development and thereby help
to reduce health inequalities and alleviate
suffering globally.
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1.2 million physicians of Indian origin
working in USA, UK, Canada, Australia,
Middle East, South East Asia, Africa and the
Caribbean
This Indian diaspora can help to mobilize
significant developments in the healthcare
field Globally
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To provide a common platform to
Physicians of Indian Origin
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GAPIO was inaugurated on 5th January 2011
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GAPIO is a Non Profit Organization
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GAPIO collaboration with AAPI/BAPIO/IMA to
offer its members’ services to MOH, India and
various state governments in providing essential
healthcare services at various locations.
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An online matchmaking portal where GOI and
State Govts can post their requirements and
Indian Medical diaspora can view and apply for
the same.
The departments can finalize the applicant and
send them information on the requirements and
make arrangements for the Physician’s visit.
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GOI -MOH&FW and State Govt DGHS can post
‘healthcare requirements’ (volunteers, experts,
training, health screening) in various locations/ their
states
The respective departments receive applications from
physicians who are interested in the requirement
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Applicant is selected
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Position is removed from the website.
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Applicant (Physicians of Indian origin) can
view the requirements on the portal
They can search by state and period of time
required
They can then ‘Apply’ for the position
Once applied they are taken to the ‘My
account’ page where they can manage their
profile and their applications
They can view the application status
Projects
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STTOP Sugar (community-based screening of
diabetes) - Dr. Om Ganda
Quality and Patient Safety - Dr. Rajan Madhok
Project AGNI (role of lead levels in water in India
causing autism) - Dr. Akshat Jain
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Depression in
War Veterans - Dr. Vani Rao & Maj Jeffery Bass
Challenges in Cardiovascular Diseases - Dr. Kris Vijay
Infant Mortality Rate in India - Dr. Pankaja Venkataraman
Maternal Mortality Rate in India -Dr. Anil Kaul
Projects
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STTOP Sugar- aims at promoting pre-disease
screening and management of diabetes in
India. 3 screening and awareness camps were
held at Aragonda, Ajmer and Madurai
Free plastic surgery project-GAPIO is
collaborating with American Society of Indian
Plastic Surgeons (ASIPS)
GAPIO & A.G.N.I are collaborating for Lead
Screening of kids in rural India
Breaking Out Of Shell
To realise the potential of our
members in achieving excellence
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Excellence in Patient Care
Professional Excellence
Equality / Fairness
Elevation of Status of IMGs/PIO
Honesty / Integrity
Trust / Confidence
Indian Cultural Values
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