Amritsar, March 5:  University Business School and MYAS-GNDU Department of Sports Sciences and Medicine, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar in collaboration with Monash Business School, Monash University, Australia and Swansea University, United Kingdom organised One-day International Seminar ‘IMPROVING QUALITY AND SAFETY IN THE HEALTHCARE SECTOR: AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE’. International and local speakers discussed the challenges faced and improvements needed in quality and safety at the hospital level and the state/national level.

Dr. Hardeep Singh, Dean Academic Affairs was the chief guest of the event. Dr. B.S. Mann, Director of the symposium welcomed the delegates and chief-guest. Dr. B.S. Hundal, Head UBS extended floral welcome to the dignitaries. Prof. Shweta Shenoy, Head MYAS-GNDU Department of Sports Sciences and Medicine presented vote of thanks to all the delegates.

The faculty for the seminar included distinguished speakers like Professor Amrik S. Sohal and Professor Julie Wolform Cox from Monash Business School, Monash University, Australia, Professor Geoffrey S. Cox, Vascular Surgeon, Melbourne Australia and Professor Julie Wolfram Cox from Monash Business School and Dr. Seep Sonali from MYAS-GNDU Department of Sports Sciences and Medicine. Vice-chancellor Dr. Jaspal Singh, in his interaction with the foreign delegates wished for better cooperation and formal agreements among the institutes in academic and research activities. Dr. Vikram Sandhu, Organising Secretary of the event said the event was successful in building academic and research collaboration between foreign universities and Guru Nanak Dev University. He said that the seminar was of interest to healthcare professionals, hospital managers/executives/registrars, policy-makers and academics/researchers.  A large number of healthcare professionals from various reputed hospitals and academicians participated in the event.

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