News & Events

Prof Kshitij Sharad Jadhav on board

Date: 22-Oct-2022
Venue: BKC, Mumbai

Koita Centre for Digital Health (KCDH) is delighted to have its faculty member Dr Kshitij Jadhav get his offer letter officially on 22 Oct 2022 during the Prime Minister's visit to BKC, Mumbai.

Meeting and interaction with Dr. Madhuri Kanitkar, VC MUHS.

Date: 20-Oct-2022
Venue: Mumbai by IIT Bombay

Dr. Madhuri Kanitkar, Vice-Chancellor of the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences and team visited IITB on Oct 20, 2022 and interacted with Director IITB & KCDH associated Faculties.

A panel discussion on digital health infrastructure in India

Date: 15-Oct-2022

SJMSON main Audotorium

Koita Centre for Digital Health (KCDH) organized a panel discussion on the topic “Digital Health Infrastructure in India”. Ms. Gunjan Jain, Chief Executive Officer at Tatvacare, Dr. Barnali Das, Lead Consultant at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and KCDH associated faculty Prof. Amit Sethi participated in it.

Seminar by Dr. Meghana Kshirsagar, scientist at Microsoft

Date: 08-Sep-2022
Source: YouTube

Koita Centre for Digital Health (KCDH) invited Meghana Kshirsagar for a seminar, who is a research scientist in the AI for Good lab at Microsoft where she works on AI for health problems in proteomics, genomics and public health. She talked about “Structured models for biological data”. Many faculties and students attended the event.

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Interaction with Rizwan Koita & Rekha Koita on possibilities of digital healthcare in India

Date: 22-Aug-2022
Venue: Mumbai

Koita Centre for Digital Health (KCDH) conducted an interactive session and career guidance with Mr. Rizwan Koita and Mrs. Rekha Koita with KCDH students on “ Advancements possibilities and adoption of digital healthcare in India”. Rizwan is the founder and CEO of CitiusTech, IITB startup, one of India's UNICORN's and leading healthcare technology company. Rekha is the co-Founder at Koita Foundation.

Orientation Workshop for Joint Directors / Directors of Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission

Date: 08-Jun-2022 to 10-Jun-2022
Venue: Mumbai

Koita Centre for Digital Health (KCDH), IIT Bombay takes immense pleasure in partnering with NHA (National Health Authority) for hosting and conducting the workshop for the state-level joint directors in Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) framework and ABDM national rollout.

The Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) is the flagship program of the Government of India, launched by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. NHA is the apex body responsible for the implementation of ABDM. ABDM aims to develop the backbone necessary to support the integrated digital health infrastructure of the country.

The second batch of ABDM workshops for State Joint Directors was held on the IIT Bombay campus from 8th June 2022 to 10th June 2022.

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Webinar: Live from MIT: Digital health, Path to a Global Career

Date: 22-May-2022
Source: YouTube

Prof. Devrat Shah is the Professor at the Statistics and Data Science Centre, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Founder & Chief Scientist of Celect. As a part of the launchpad for IDDDP in Digital Health, Prof. Devrat Shah along with KCDH Professor In Charge Prof. Ganesh Ramakrishnan shares their insight on digital health careers from the global lens.

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Webinar: Exciting research projects offered in Healthcare Informatics at KCDH

Date: 15-May-2022
Source: YouTube

Koita Centre for Digital Health (KCDH) organized a session in collaboration with the Undergraduate Academic Council (UGAC), IITB on the Inter-Disciplinary Dual Degree Program (IDDDP) program in Healthcare Informatics and immersive learning opportunities through 1-year long research projects. KCDH core faculty members Prof. Pramod Wangikar and Prof. Amit Sethi shared the results of the exciting research projects on "Mass Spectroscopy and Data Science for Healthcare" and "Precision Oncology using Machine Learning".

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Webinar: Opportunities at KCDH and life ahead in Digital Healthcare

Date: 14-May-2022
Source: YouTube

Koita Centre for Digital Health (KCDH) conducted a panel discussion with COO Dr. Bhagwati Prasad (KCDH) and Prof. Abir De (Dept. of CSE) in collaboration with Undergraduate Academic Council (UGAC), IITB. Panel members provided an overview of activities happening at KCDH and the emerging scope in the digital health sector.

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RB Memorial Conference on Translational Research in Medicine (TRIM)

Date: 19-Apr-2022

Virtual Conference

Department of Biosciences & Bioengineering (BSBE) conducted the RB Memorial conference on Translational Research in Medicine (TRIM) on 19th April 2022; in the memory of our beloved Late Prof. Rinti Banerjee, a pioneer scientist in the field of Nanomedicine, drug delivery and biomaterials. In the conference, Track 5 was dedicated to Digital Health which was organized by Koita Centre for Digital Health (KCDH).

This conference aligns with the vision of Prof. Banerjee to improve innovative research in healthcare and medicine. The conference had multiple events like a proof of concept/product pitch competition, poster competition and talks on various tracks like Nanomedicine, Drug Delivery, Biomaterials I and II, Proteomics and Digital Health by eminent speakers from different backgrounds.

Workshop: Hands-on analysis of healthcare data by Prof. Amit Sethi

Date: 09-Apr-2022

Microsoft Teams platform

Koita Centre for Digital Health in collaboration with the Undergraduate Academic Council - UGAC, IIT Bombay conducted a workshop for students of IIT Bombay on "Hands on analysis of healthcare data". The workshop was conducted by our core faculty member Prof. Amit Sethi with the intention to expose students to data analysis related to Healthcare. During the workshop, students got guided hands-on challenges for using healthcare datasets.

KCDH launches Ph.D. in Digital Health at IIT Bombay !!

Ph.D. Program in Digital Health is a program that provides an opportunity for students to fine-tune their informatics and data analytics skills as well as gain a firm grounding in the area of healthcare and its related domains. It gives students an opportunity to learn about biomedical ethics, to apply domain skills such as AI/ML in the hospital system as well as at the community level for public health informatics and in a broader sense for global health.

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Orientation Workshop for Joint Directors/ Directors of Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission

Date: 10 Mar-2022 and 11-Mar-2022
Venue: IIT, Bombay

Koita Centre for Digital Health (KCDH), IIT Bombay takes immense privilege in partnering with NHA (National Health Authority) for hosting and conducting the induction training program for building the capacity of the state-level joint directors in Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) framework and helping for ABDM national rollout.

The Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) is the flagship program of the Government of India, by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. NHA is the apex body responsible for the implementation of ABDM. ABDM aims to develop the backbone necessary to support the integrated digital health infrastructure of the country.

The first ABDM Training Program for State Joint Directors took place at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay on 10th and 11th March 2022.

Webinar: "Reducing inequities in cancer care" by Dr. CS Pramesh, Director Tata Memorial Hospital

Date: 09-Mar-2022
Source: Youtube

KCDH hosted a talk on “Reducing inequities in cancer care” by our advisory board member, Dr. CS Pramesh. Dr. Pramesh is the Director of Tata Memorial Hospital and the Professor and Head of Thoracic Surgery at the Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai.

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Webinar - Technology Driving Futuristic Healthcare

Date: 27-Feb-2022
Source: YouTube

KCDH Professor-In-Charge, Prof. Ganesh was a speaker at the 3rd Elets Healthcare Transformation Summit organized by Elets eHealth to bring alive a series of discussions around various facets of 'Technology Driving Futuristic Healthcare'.

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Webinar: Talk by Dr. M. Vidyasagar on Lessons Learnt from Modelling the Delta and Omicron Waves in India and Elsewhere

Date: 02-Feb-2022
Source: YouTube

KCDH hosted a talk on “Lessons Learnt from Modelling the Delta and Omicron Waves in India and Elsewhere” by Dr. M. Vidyasagar, SERB National Science Chair & Distinguished Professor Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad. Dr. Vidyasagar is the Head of teh National Covid-19 Supermodel Committee formed by the Indian Government to make projections on the likely spread of Covid-19 pandemic.

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Koita Centre for Digital Health partnered with Telemedicon 2021 for the 17th International Conference in the Telemedicine Society of India.

Date: 14-Nov-2021
Source: Telemedicon 2021

Telemedicon 2021 focus on newer emerging digital technologies which are influencing telehealth, strategy and global policy besides showcasing the start-up initiatives. A group of faculty members associated with KCDH conducted a workshop on the "Future Healthcare Technology and Systems".

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KCDH professor- in-charge, Prof. Ganesh Ramakrishnan will be speaking at HealthCare 2030 summit organized by the IITB alumni association.

Date: 11-Sep-2021
Source: HealthCare 2030

The event will bring together prominent HealthCare stakeholders from Industry, Academia, Government, Investors, Insurance with an aim to provide a direction and a new way of working in HealthCare to provide better outcomes and decision making in the future.

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Webinar: Fire side Chat with Rizwan Koita on Healthcare Informatics Careers

Date: 14-Jun-2021
Source: YouTube

Mr. Rizwan Koita is the founder and CEO of CitiusTech, IITB startup, one of India's UNICORN's and leading healthcare technology company. Mr. Rizwan has shared his thoughts on the career opportunities in Healthcare Informatics for students in IDDDP / Minors program at Koita Centre for Digital Health and how the centre will facilitate them.

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Media: IIT-Bombay alumni donate Rs. 25 crore for digital healthcare

Date: 11-Jun-2021
Source: Times of India

Two distinct paths emerge after high school. Those wanting to pursue engineering take the PCM (physics, chemistry, math) route and the ones moving towards healthcare follow the PCB (physics, chemistry, biology) road, and never do the twain meet.

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Press Release: Launch of Centre for Digital Health, IIT-B

Date: 11-Jun-2021
Source: IIT Bombay

Koita Centre for Digital Health' (KCDH) set up with a generous contribution received from its alumni Rekha and Rizwan Koita, under the aegis of the Koita Foundation.

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Webinar: Career Opportunity in Healthcare Informatics

Date: 23-May-2021
Source: YouTube

Panel discussion with IIT Alums Mr. Sandeep Gupta, Mr. Vipin Gopal and Mr. Rahul Panicker on exciting career opportunities in Healthcare Informatics. They shared their insights, ideas, and experience in the digital healthcare space to make students aware of the role of technology in healthcare and opportunities available in the domain.

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