CHAI partners with Indian Institute of Emergency Medical Services (IIEMS) for the purpose of conducting American Heart Association (AHA) certificate courses at the campus/sites/hospitals of CHAI Member Institutions. 

IIEMS is a non-profit organization providing world-class training and consultation on Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services, and Disaster Response headquartered at Kottayam, Kerala. IIEMS is the International Training Centre (ITC) of the AHA, International Chapter of International Trauma Life Support Inc. (ITLS), ATLS-INDIA training site for American College of Surgeons’ Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN) provider programs and an Associate of the George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA, for conducting Post Graduate Emergency Medicine programs in India. 

As part of this collaboration IIEMS will be imparting the Basic Life Support/Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support certificate courses (“AHA certificate courses”) at the selected sites/hospitals of CHAI in India.

CHAI recommends IIEMS as preferred vendor to impart the above trainings.

CHAI-IIEMS association envisions forming a Network of training sites under CHAI offering top-quality CME programs for staff and students of its member institutions and the medical community pan India.

Each CHAI institution needs to enter in a separate MoU with IIEMS for conducting these courses. 

If you have any questions concerning IIEMS please contact Sunder Bunga of CHAI at

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