MEDIT, An academic initiative of Centre for Development of Imaging Technology (C-DIT), Thiruvananthapuram and Malabar Cancer Centre (MCC), Thalassery, (Both autonomous institutions under Govt. of Kerala) conduct advanced courses in Healthcare Technology for Engineering Degree/Diploma holders and other graduates. The courses will be conducted at Malabar Cancer Centre, Thalassery. The duration of each course is 6 months, including 2 months internship programme. More than 80% of the total course duration is set apart for practical and in-house training.
a. Advanced Diploma in Health Information Technology
b. Advanced Diploma in Clinical Engineering
CENTRE FOR DEVELOPMENT OF IMAGING TECHNOLOGY (C-DIT)
Centre for Development of Imaging Technology (C-DIT) is an autonomous organization established in 1988 by the Government of Kerala for advancement of research, development and training in imaging technology with an implied role in socially relevant science and development communication. C-DIT is currently housed in the picturesque Chithranjali Hills, beside the Kerala State Film Development Corporation Campus, 7 kms from Thiruvananthapuram City. It also has City offices in Thiruvananthapuram and 3 regional centres of in Kayamkulam, Ernakulam and Kannur. Over the past 27 years of its existence, C-DIT has taken up many prestigious projects of the Government of Kerala and completed them successfully. C-DIT has organized its activities in fifteen divisions under four functional Groups, each specializing in a core area.
MALABAR CANCER CENTRE (MCC)
Malabar Cancer Centre (MCC), Thalassery is an autonomous institution, under the Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Kerala, started with an aim to establish a comprehensive cancer centre and providing the much-required oncology care to the population of Northern region of Kerala and neighbouring parts of Karnataka and Tamilnadu states. The main objective of the centre is not only to provide comprehensive cancer care but also to develop as a Research and Training centre of international standards. A society named Malabar Cancer Centre Society was registered with the above aims and clinical work in MCC started from March 2001 onwards. At present MCC has around 110 in-patient bed strength which is expected to be increased to 220 in near future.