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Polytechnics Mauritius and Falcon Healthcare Group oin Forces in Landmark MoA

In a landmark move aimed at advancing healthcare education and services in Mauritius, Polytechnics Mauritius and Falcon Healthcare Group, have formalized a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) on Monday 01st April 2024.

An event that took place on the premises of Artemis Curepipe Hospital, a member of Falcon Healthcare Group, in the presence of Mr Yamal Matabudul, Chief Executive Officer of Polytechnics Mauritius, Dr Zouberr Joomaye and Mr Deva Marianen, Chairman and Vice-Chairman, of Falcon Healthcare Group, respectively, Dr Bhushan Ori, Director General Health Services of the Ministry of Health and Wellness, and Dr Dawood Oaris, President of the Association of Private Clinics.

This strategic partnership builds on the nation’s healthcare landscape, promising continued innovation, excellence, and enhanced accessibility to world-class medical education and services.

The need of quality Human Resources is more than ever a much-needed foundation for the healthcare sector to propel and prosper. Hence wise this strategic collaboration paves the way for the country to position itself as a Healthcare Hub not only regionally but in the African region and beyond.

For Dr Zouberr Joomaye, Chairman of Falcon Healthcare Group, this agreement is of strategic importance for the Mauritian healthcare sector: “

This MoA underscores our commitment to tackle an important national issue: the acute shortage of qualified medical professionals in Mauritius. As a leading player in this sector, it is our duty to actively contribute to identifying long term solutions to this problem. We firmly believe that this agreement will provide the students with a well-structured platform whereby they will get practical training and opportunities to develop their skills to swiftly transition into professional responsibilities post-training. Thanks to this partnership, we should also be able to offer job prospects to these students, thereby potentially enhancing the attractiveness of some medical professions.”

For Mr Deva Marianen, Vice-Chairman of Falcon Healthcare Group, this partnership is important as it forms part of the group’s long term growth strategy.

“We are an ambitious organisation with a clear vision to become the largest healthcare operators in Mauritius within the next two years. To achieve this goal, attracting, nurturing and retaining top talents is vital to be able to continuously raise our service standards. Our aim is to deliver best-in-class healthcare services to the Mauritian community, and potentially extend them beyond our border to address regional needs.”

Dr Bhushan Ori, Director General Services, Ministry of Health and Wellness stated that the ministry recognized the critical role of education in shaping the future of healthcare delivery. This collaborative partnership has as dual purpose of not only investing in the development of a skilled healthcare workforce but also fostering a culture of innovation and excellence within the sector.

“By linking education with the government’s vision for healthcare, we are laying the foundation for a sustainable healthcare system that meets the needs of our citizens and promotes overall well-being. This partnership exemplifies our commitment to leveraging public-private collaborations to drive positive change and achieve our healthcare objectives”.

Polytechnics Mauritius born in 2017 out of the vision and commitment of Government to building a higher technical education ecosystem with a clear-cut strategic intent “Transform the higher and technical education sector by challenging assumptions and providing long term solutions that create skilled and competent industry-focused managers and leaders.

With its focus on producing highly skilled professionals across various sectors, the institution aligns itself with Falcon Healthcare Group in the vision of having a Regional Healthcare Hub and hence become a reference as a medical Hub.
Through this MoA, Polytechnics Mauritius is poised to offer cutting-edge academic programs from Phlebotomy to Health Care Assistance, from Nursing to Top Up, from specialised – Diploma in midwifery, cardiac care, mental health, Oncology and even more in-depth speciality based on the demand of the industry.

The collaboration with Artemis Curepipe Hospital will ensure that programs will be meticulously designed in collaboration with Artemis Hospital’s expert faculty, ensuring alignment with global industry standards and best practices.

During his speech, the CEO of Polytechnics Mauritius, Mr Yamal Matabudul stated that:

“we believe in the transformative power of education to drive positive change. Our partnership with Falcon Healthcare Group represents a pivotal moment in our journey to empower the next generation of healthcare leaders. Together, we will equip our students with the skills and knowledge they need to make a meaningful impact in the healthcare sector, both locally and globally. »

Beyond academic endeavors, this partnership he says is about driving meaningful change in the healthcare sector. We are committed to facilitating knowledge exchange, skill development, and capacity building among healthcare professionals, ensuring that our graduates are equipped to address the complex challenges facing the healthcare industry today and in the future.

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