Important Dates

Entries Open : October 1, 2018

Closing date : February 1, 2019

To submit supporting documents: February 1, 2019

Announcement : On or Before February 1, 2019

Ceremony : April 6, 2019




Award Presentation Ceremony


Group Photos

Frequently Asked Questions - VIMA 2019

Q1. The Scheme:

Venus International Medical Awards (VIMA) scheme was instituted in the year 2017 by the Centre for Health and Medical Sciences (CHMS) of Venus International Foundation (VIF). It is presented yearly during the Annual Medical Summit (AMS) that is conducted during April month of the year. The scheme has a Criteria, Standards, Policy, Nomination Application, Expert Committee and Judging Process that are governed by the Board of Trust.

Q2. What are the eligibility criteria to apply for HELA 2019?

Please refer clause 3.1 of the policy document

Q3. How many entrants win VIMA Awards?

For each field /speciality (Eg. Excellence in Cardiology), the expert committee will select 2 Nominees. However the Apex Committee reserve the rights to honour less or more than 2 nominees in any category who meet standards set by the expert committee.

Q4. What are the VIMA process?

Please refer clause 4.2 of the policy document

Q5. Why the Winner has to Register for the AMS Program ?

AMS is a self-supporting event. The registration fees are the major source of revenue for running the event. All the expenses of the events (Accounting and Auditing fee - Bank charges - Electricity, Telephone, Internet - Employees Salary/Benefits - Equipment/Major Rentals - Gifts/ Premiums - Labor cost - Lunch and Hall Expenses - Materials - Office Rent and Maintenance - Packaging - Photography - Planning - Postage Expense - Printing and Stationery - Promotion & Publicity - Publications - Stage decoration expenses - Taxes - Website Design & Maintenance) are covered by the event income (registration fees from the participants) and Foundation operating funds.

Q6. After registering for the AMS, if the Winner is unable to attend the same, how to get the Award ?

We expect the Award Winner's presence on the day of Celebration. If not, He/She can can depute a person to get the Award during the ceremony. (or) VIMA Team will send the Award Certificate, Medal and Memento via courier to the Winner's Address during the 4th week of April 2019. However, as soon as the Winner register for the event, His/Her name will be appear in the Award Winners List, His/Her Profile will be uploaded in the Web page & His/Her details will be included in the VIMA Report.