Frequently Asked Questions on Healthcare Awards – VIHA 2020


Question – 1: What is Healthcare Awards?

    Answer

    1.1 Scheme: Venus International Healthcare Awards (VIHA) scheme was instituted in the year 2018 by the Centre for Health and Medical Sciences (CHMS) of Venus International Foundation (VIF). It is presented yearly during the Annual Healthcare Summit (AHS). The scheme has a Policy, Nomination Application, Expert Committee and Judging Process governed by the Board of Trust.

    1.2 Award: The Award is a Certificate. It Recognizes Individuals for their Quality, Reliability and Competence to Apply Knowledge and Skills to carry out specific tasks. Read More ...


Question – 2: What are the eligibility criteria to apply for VIHA 2020?


Question – 3: How many entrants win VIHA Awards?

    Answer: 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.


Question – 4: What are the VIHA process?


Question – 5: Why the "Selected Nominee" of VIHA 2020 has to Register for the AHS Program ?

    Answer

    5.1 Registration Fees: The AHS is organized every year at Chennai city and it is a self-supporting event. The Meet registration fees are major source of revenue for running the event.

    5.1 Expenses: All the expenses (Administrative – Materials and Hall – Service Tax and Accounting – Website Design and Maintenance) of the meet are covered by event income (registration fees from participants) and Foundation operating funds.


Question – 6: After registering for the AHS, if the "VIHA 2020 Winner" is unable to attend the 2020 Ceremony, how to receive the Award ?

    The Venus International Award Recognizes Individuals for their Quality, Reliability and Competence to Apply Knowledge and Skills to carry out specific tasks.

    Answer: We expect the Award Winner's presence on the day of Ceremony. In case, if the Winner is unable to attend, He/She can choose any one/two of the following options to receive the VIHA 2020 Award.

    6.1 Depute a Person to VIHA 2020 Ceremony
    The Winner can depute a person to attend the VIHA 2020 ceremony to receive the Award.

    6.2 In Absentia Category
    In this case, the VIHA Team will send Soft Copy of the Award Certificate during 1st week of December 2020 and the Hard Copy of the Award Certificate via courier to the Winner's Address during the 3rd week of December 2020.

    6.3 Receive the Award in Person during 2021 (or 2022) Ceremony
    The VIHA 2020 Winner can attend 2021 (or 2022) Ceremony and can "Receive the Award in Person" under the Past Awardee Category. An Official Invitation Letter, to join for AHS 2021 (or 2022) will be communicated prior to the Event. In this option, as a VIHA 2020 Winner, He/She need not register for AHS 2021 (or 2022).

    Note: In this case, the VIHA Team will send Soft Copy of the Award Certificate during 1st week of December 2020 and the Hard Copy of the Award Certificate via courier to the Winner's Address during the 3rd week of December 2020.

    6.4 Depute a Person to 2021 (or 2022) Ceremony
    The VIHA 2020 Winner can depute a person to attend 2021 (or 2022) Ceremony and can "Receive the Award" under the Past Awardee Category. An Official Invitation Letter, to depute a person for AHS 2021 (or 2022) will be communicated prior to the Event. In this option, as a VIHA 2020 Winner, He/She need not register for AHS 2021 (or 2022).

    Note: In this case, the VIHA Team will send Soft Copy of the Award Certificate during 1st week of December 2020 and the Hard Copy of the Award Certificate via courier to the Winner's Address during the 3rd week of December 2020.