...Together let us build a generation that engages in evidence based healthcare...

QMed Knowledge Foundation: A Unique Change Making NGO in India

Health professionals want to find out the evidence of what works best, and offer patients treatment based on such evidence. They wish to stay updated with the latest research findings. How do they do this?

In India training to find updates and evidence is not part of the health sciences curriculum. As a result health science students and professionals waste hours searching for literature and evidence. Time that could be better spent in actual research, learning and practice!

QMed Knowledge Foundation is making a change. Since 2008, QMed has shared its skills in literature searching and referencing, conducting hundreds of workshops and lectures all over India.

The most common feedback was - “This should be a part of the curriculum; all of us need to learn this”. And in 2018, we launched our first Online Course. In 2019, we have added two more courses. Still more will follow in the future.

We believe in engaging with our target audience to take things ahead, so that the Indian population has access to evidence based healthcare. Together let us build a generation that engages in providing this access.

What we do

The art of medical literature searching….simplified…

Timeline / Achievements

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  • May 2020

    QMed’s Online Course

    A total of 100 people completed the PubMed Basics online course.

  • February 2020

    QMed’s Lectures for this month:

    Lectures: Dinanath Mangeshkar Hospital-Pune, Vivekanand Education Society’s College of Pharmacy-Mumbai, Association of Biochemists – at DY Patil University,-Kolhapur, Nutrition Society of India Mumbai Chapter- Nirmala Niketan College of Home Science-Mumbai

  • January 2020

    QMed’s Workshops/Lectures for this month:

    Workshops: AFPICON KERALA 2020

    Lectures: Canvas of Clinical Pharmacology Workshop 2020 at KEM Hospital, Research Methodology Workshop at APM’s Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences-Lecture in a Research Methodology Workshop at Government Dental College and Hospital

  • December 2019

    We delivered lectures at Research Methodology workshops in the following institutions

    YMT Homeopathic Medical College – Dec 3, 2019

    YMT Ayurveda Medical College – Dec 4, 2019

  • November 2019

    QMed’s Founder – Vasumathi is featured in openinterview.org – 27-11-2019

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