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QMed Knowledge Foundation: A Unique Change Making NGO in India

The problem in India : Healthcare has to be provided based on "the best available evidence" - evidence of what has worked well for a large population. Doctors and health professionals need "evidence based research" in order to give their best. They need to search online to find the latest / best evidence. This requires a thorough knowledge of available information resources and the best methods to search them systematically.

We would naturally assume that this is part of the medical training. Ironically, these skills of structured medical literature searching and referencing are barely taught in health science courses in India.

What QMed does: 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 has been - “This should be a part of the curriculum; all of us need to learn this”. QMed next launched online courses to make such learning available all over India.We now have four online courses. And we are working at adding more. Since the launch we have had a steady average feedback rating of 9/10 for all parameters for our online courses.

We believe in engaging with our target audience to take things ahead, so that the Indian population has access to evidence based healthcare. We invite health science students and professionals to work with us in this mission.


What we do

The art of medical literature searching….simplified…


Timeline / Achievements

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  • February 2024

    Lectures/Workshops this month:

    20th Feb – Literature Search – Lecture for MGUMS, Jaipur 
    24th Feb – Literature Searching & Referencing – Workshop at AIIMS Bhubaneswar (under the THIRST for AIIMS project supported by an Educational Grant from Pfizer)

    QMedCourses:
    Statistics: 8616 participants including 17 institutions and 1693 individuals.


  • January 2024

    Lectures/Workshops this month:

    23rd Jan – Literature Search – Lecture for APM’s Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Sion
    29th Jan – Literature Searching & Referencing – Workshop at AIIMS Bibinagar (under the THIRST for AIIMS project supported by an Educational Grant from Pfizer)

    QMedCourses:
    News: Launched a new course on 24th Jan: Advanced PubMed Searching for Authoring Systematic Reviews

    Statistics: 8502 participants including 16 institutions and 1676 individuals.


  • November 2023

    Lectures/Workshops this month:

    04th Nov – Literature Searching & Referencing – Webinar for UG students of Foundation For Excellence
    07th Nov – Literature Searching & Referencing – Workshop at AIIMS Bathinda (under the THIRST for AIIMS project supported by an Educational Grant from Pfizer)
    23rd Nov – Literature Searching & Referencing – Lecture at YMT Dental College

    Statistics – QMedCourses:

    8212 participants including 15 institutions and 1579 individuals.


  • October 2023

    Lectures/Workshops this month:

    03rd Oct – Literature Searching – Lecture at ACPM Dental College, Dhule for the Advance Research Methodology Workshop
    06th Oct – Literature Searching – Lecture at Smt. Kashibai Navale Medical College and General Hospital, Pune
    07th Oct – Literature Searching & Referencing at Terna Dental College, Navi Mumbai 
    12th Oct – Literature Searching & Referencing at APM’s Ayurved Mahavidyalaya
    19th Oct – Literature Searching – Lecture at R.A. Podar Ayurved Medical College for the Advance Research Methodology Workshop

    Statistics – QMedCourses:

    8108 participants including 13 institutions and 1496 individuals.


  • September 2023

    Lectures/Workshops this month:

    1st Sep – Literature Searching & Referencing – Workshop for 28th IPHA IAPSM AP State Joint conference, GIMSR Visakhapatnam
    04th Sep – Literature Searching & Referencing – Lecture at APM’s Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Sion
    06th Sep – Search of Learning resource material – Webinar for first-year BSc (Hons) Nursing students of AIIMS Kalyani. 
    12th Sep – Literature Searching & Referencing – Workshop at AFMC Pune
    15th Sep – Literature Searching & Referencing – Webinar for the Foundation Course at AIIMS Kalyani.
    16th Sep – Literature Searching – Webinar for DM/DNB students (Cardio, Endo) across India supported by USV
    22nd Sep- Literature Searching & Referencing – Workshop at Karamsad – Public Health

    Statistics – QMedCourses:

    8002 participants including 13 institutions and 1481 individuals.



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