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About YRG CARE

'Padma Shri' Prof. Suniti Solomon, MD, Founder-Director of the YR Gaitonde Centre for AIDS Research and Education (YRG CARE) and her team documented the first evidence of HIV infection in India in 1986, when she was a Professor of Microbiology at Madras Medical College. She subsequently established the institution, which currently provides medical and psychosocial care for more than 20,000 persons with HIV disease

YRG CARE Infectious Diseases Laboratory is accredited by NABL (ISO 15189:2012) and participates in several national and international QA/QC programs, including College of American Pathologists (USA), UK NEQAS (UK), OneWorldAccuracy (Canada), INSTAND (Germany), NHLS (South Africa) and VQA (USA).

The laboratory experts/scientists of YRG CARE have contributed to develop several laboratory guidelines of National AIDS Control Organization (NACO), World Health Organization (WHO).

About SRIHER

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University), ranked among the top health sciences universities in India and dedicated to serve the society as a centre of excellence with emphasis on medical education, research and health care. Its Trust achieved the task of establishing the institution as a "Centre of Excellence" under the leadership of Late Shri. N.P.V. Ramasamy Udayar who was the Founder & Managing Trustee of the Trust and also the first Chancellor of the Deemed to be University. Shri. V.R. Venkataachalam is currently the Chancellor of the Deemed to be University and is also the Managing Trustee of the Trust.

Over three decades, the institute has transformed into a full-fledged Deemed to be University with nine Constituent Colleges / Faculties - Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research and Colleges of Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Allied Health Sciences, Management, Biomedical Sciences, Technology & Research and Public Health.

The consistent quest for excellence in medical education, health care and research has earned the University many notable accreditations (including NABL and NABH), recognitions and awards.

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