So That Youth Doesn’t His Career Block

The first batch  programme in collaboration with DHA has resulted in a very meaningful output, says IIM-R

MUMBAI, Aug 14 (The CONNECT) – Digital Health Academy has announced the commencement of the second cohort of the Post-Graduate Certificate Programme and Diploma Programme.

Dr. Rajendra Pratap Gupta, the Founder of Digital Health Academy, said those without formal training in Digital Health will hit a career block in the next three to five years which is why the institute has developed this world-class course.

Being conducted in a collaborative effort with Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Raipur, these programmes are poised to equip participants with an in-depth understanding of the Digital Health sphere, propelling them towards unrivalled career growth and excellence.

Prof. (Dr.) Ram Kumar Kakani, Director, Indian Institute of Management said, “Our first batch of this programme in collaboration with DHA has resulted in a very meaningful output as well as lovely testimonials. This prompts us to launch the second batch and we look forward to delivering an equally meaningful engagement with a new group.”

The meticulously structured courses, spanning one year (53 weeks), offer a comprehensive self-paced learning experience, the Academy said.

Upon successful completion of the programme, participants will be conferred with the prestigious title of “Executive Alumni,” jointly awarded by the revered Indian Institute of Management- Raipur and Digital Health Academy.

The course emerged from an exhaustive two-year research effort involving eminent global authorities in Digital Health, Dr Gupta said.

With insights gathered from more than 60 influential figures across diverse healthcare sectors such as hospitals, pharmaceuticals, research and development, med-tech, information technology, regulatory bodies, and policy-making entities spanning regions like the USA, U.K., E.U., South-East Asia, and Africa, as well as from extensive research conducted in over 127 countries, this course was meticulously tailored to fulfill pertinent requirements. It stands as an exceptional amalgamation of a comprehensive framework, enriching content, and instruction by the foremost Digital Health experts globally, Dr Gupta explained.

Participants will benefit from an array of valuable learning materials, including comprehensive study resources covering vital topics, pre-recorded video lectures by accomplished Digital Health Practitioners, and curated reading materials featuring reputable journals and relevant articles.

Throughout the course, participants will earn certification by meeting minimum requirements, including achieving a 50 percent score at each level (Basic, Advanced, and Professional), active participation in webinars with a minimum 50 percent attendance, and successful completion of a satisfactory Dissertation.


Candidates aspiring to enroll in the Diploma Programme in Digital Health must hold a graduation degree or equivalent and be aged 25 years or above as of July 20, 2023. Professional degree holders are exempt from the age criteria. Proficiency in English is a mandatory requirement.

For the PG Certificate Programme in Digital Health, applicants should possess a graduation degree or its equivalent, along with a minimum of two years of relevant work experience in various healthcare roles. Proficiency in English is also obligatory for admission.

The selection process is meticulously designed to identify candidates who align with the programme’s values and objectives. It involves two stages that evaluate candidates based on their profiles, experiences, and potential contributions.

The early application deadline for submissions is August 25, 2023, while the final application opportunity closes on September 25, 2023. Detailed information is available here.  

Digital Health Academy has been established as a world-class institution to create a digitally enabled future-ready workforce for the 21st century, by equipping them with skills needed to handle emerging technologies to deliver healthcare. The faculty and the advisory board of the Digital Health Academy comprise the world’s foremost leaders who are passionate about Digital Health and have played a key role in shaping this domain. Digital Health Academy offers courses for physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, pharmacists, counsellors, technicians, and frontline healthcare workers and will collaborate with the world’s topmost academic institutions to cater to global needs.