K.E.M Hospital, Pune celebrated its diamond jubilee in 1972. At that time a need was felt to further improve and expand their services.Read More
About K.E.M. Research
K.E.M Hospital, Pune celebrated its diamond jubilee in 1972. At that time a need was felt to further improve and expand their services and the most appropriate way to do so was to start a Research Society. Thus KEMHRC initiated its activities in 1973, with Dr. Banoo Coyaji as the Chairperson and Dr. V.N. Rao as the Research Director.
research in the medical field on topics intimately related to population control, health, hygiene and maternal child health. Soon the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) recognized KEMHRC as one of its Human Reproductive Research Centres. The scientific programme is evaluated annually by the Scientific Advisory Committee while the Board of Trustees, Management and General Body Committees monitor the Centres' activities.
Govt. of India, advised the Research Centre in 1985, to register as an independent society under the Societies Registration Act 1860. The centre currently has several projects encompassing clinical trials, social sciences and operational research. Service projects like the IMPACT funded project are also going on. On an average around 30 projects are undertaken each year.
Padmashree Award Winner Late Dr. Banoo Coyaji
Late Dr. V. N. Rao
Pillars and Co-Founders of Research Centre, Pune
K.E.M.Research Centre, Pune