...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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  • January 2021

    Webinars this month:
    – 17th Jan-Research Methodology -Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Institute, Mumbai
    – 22nd Jan – Central Council for Research in Homeopathy

    We currently have over 2440 participants for QMed Courses


  • December 2020

    Vasumathi Sriganesh is featured in Dr. Rajas Deshpande’s Facebook page as: The Indian Medical Saraswati

    Webinars this month:
    – 8th Dec-Literature Searching-MUHS, Nashik
    – 9th Dec-Reference Management-Krishna Institute of Nursing Sciences, Satara

    Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital –  joins us for Institutional access for QMed Courses

    We currently have over 2400 participants for QMed Courses


  • November 2020

    New Online Course launched on 25-Nov – “Introduction to Referencing”! Check it out at www.qmedcourses.in – It is open to all

    Webinars this month:
    – 5th Nov-Literature Searching-MUHS, Nashik

    We currently have over 1690 participants for QMed Courses


  • October 2020

    Webinars this month:
    – 1st Oct-Reference Management with Mendeley-JSS Dental College, Mysuru
    – 14th Oct-Literature Searching-MUHS, Nashik

    Karunashraya Bengaluru – joins us for Institutional access for QMed Courses

    We currently have over 1650 participants for QMed Courses


  • September 2020

    The Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR), Bhubaneswar joins us for Institutional access to QMedCourses!

    Webinars for this month:
    – 1st Sep-Literature Searching-Ophthalmologists Research and Publication Initiative (ORPI) Webinar Series
    – 6th Sep-Literature Searching-SWITCH India NGO
    – 12th Sep-Literature Searching-ASPIRE-Seth GSMC & KEM
    – 28th Sep-Literature Searching-JSS Dental College Mysuru

    We currently have over 1540 participants for QMed Courses



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