IARC Featured in AARC News Room
2021-09-05 02:08:40

Growth of the RT Profession in India, Published: August 30, 2021. Reported by Jithin K Sree. He is the Governor for India at the International Council for Respiratory Care and General Secretary of the Indian Association of Respiratory Care. He is also a member of the Thematic Expert Group constituted under the Subgroup-2 of the Empowered Group-3 for the management of COVID-19 by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

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Newly Published @RC Journal: Quality Management in Respiratory Care
2021-09-05 02:02:42

Dr. Manjush Karthika, Vanajakshy Kumaran Sureshkumar, Adam Bennett, Abdulkadir Haji Noorshe, Jihad Mallat and Beekanahaali Mokshanatha Praveen Respiratory Care September 2021, 66 (9) 1485-1494; DOI: https://doi.org/10.4187/respcare.08820

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Memorandum of Understanding between IARC and Yenepoya University, Mangalore.
2021-09-05 01:52:30

IARC signs another MoU at an Institutional Level. IARC Office is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Indian Association of Respiratory Care and The Yenepoya University, Mangalore. This MOU has congruent scientific goals and a strong strive to establish a model Respiratory Therapy Program at an under-graduate and post-graduate level. The MOU also gives an opportunity to promote excellence in research on all aspects of Respiratory Therapy.

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National Media Coverage of AIIMSR-IARC Collaborative E-course
2021-07-06 05:01:44

The collaborative E-course attended by more than 1800 delegates from across the country.

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All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) - IARC Collaborative E-course
2021-06-28 12:43:30

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh, and the Indian Association of Respiratory Care (IARC) join hands to conduct an E-Course for Healthcare Professionals; "Fundamentals of Respiratory Care in COVID-19".

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Upcoming Webinar : High Flow Nasal Cannula, All that you need to know!!
2021-06-22 03:55:56

Indian Academy of Respiratory Care the academic wing of the Indian Association of Respiratory Care (IARC), is organizing a live webinar on "High Flow Nasal Cannula, All that you need to know!!" Date: 24th June 2021 at 06.00 PM

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IARC-Manipal College of Health Professions (MCHP) Collaborative E-course
2021-06-18 02:05:13

Indian Association of Respiratory Care (IARC) and Manipal College of Health Professions (MCHP), MAHE, Manipal, join hands to conduct an E-Course for Healthcare Professionals- "Fundamentals of Respiratory Care in COVID-19".

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IARC-CSRT Partnership reaching new heights
2021-06-08 08:32:54

Deeply appreciate the unwavering support and solidarity from Canada. Practice manuals & curated resource repository and a lot more exclusively primed for #India .

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IARC-RGUHS collaborative E-course
2021-06-01 08:49:13

Indian Academy of Respiratory Care under the aegis of IARC and Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, join hands to launch an E-course for health care professionals- "Fundamentals of Respiratory Care in COVID-19"

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Newly Published @CJRT : Correlation of Oxygenation and Radiographic Assessment of Lung Edema (RALE) Score to Lung Ultrasound Score
2021-05-20 03:56:05

Correlation of Oxygenation and Radiographic Assessment of Lung Edema (RALE) Score to Lung Ultrasound Score (LUS) in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Patients in the Intensive Care Unit

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IN THE NEWS - IARC Members support to set up a mini ICU in a rural taluk hospital
2021-05-20 03:24:49

IARC members join together to set up a mini ICU in a rural Government Taluk Hospital - at Adimaly, Idukki district of Kerala. There is no ICU facility in the 70 km surrounding this locality.

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IARC Web-Series: "The ongoing challenge of COVID-19: A toolkit for respiratory care management"
2021-05-19 11:23:05

Indian Academy of Respiratory Care announces a lecture series: "The ongoing challenge of COVID-19: A toolkit for respiratory care management"

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CSRT Extend Support to IARC and the People of India
2021-05-05 02:54:23

IARC thank the Canadian Society for Respiratory Therapy for extending support for India and the Respiratory Therapists as #IndiaFightsCorona

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Become a Volunteer Today
2021-05-03 05:43:58

With Reference to the below order issued from the Prime Ministers' office (PIB Release ID: 1715667) , IARC is taking the initiative to organize online training sessions for enhancing the knowledge and skills of Respiratory Therapy Students, Interns, and Other Health Care Providers. Later, these sessions will be jointly delivered in association with the International Organizations through International Council for Respiratory Care (ICRC).

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Indian J Respir Care - New Special Issue is ONLINE NOW!!
2021-04-30 03:05:12

IJRC Special COVID Issue is ONLINE NOW!! https://www.ijrc.in/

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2021-04-25 03:56:40

AIIMS/ ICMR-COVID-19 National Task Force/Joint Monitoring Group (Dte.GHS) Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India CLINICAL GUIDANCE FOR MANAGEMENT OF ADULT COVID-19 PATIENTS

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IARC join hands with FIRS to celebrate World Lung Health Day 2021
2021-04-15 01:14:50

#WorldLungDay 2021, "Care for Your #Lungs & Keep them Healthy" IARC join hands with more than 200 #WLD partners at #FIRS SAVE THE DATE: Saturday 25th September 2021

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The National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2020.
2021-03-17 05:12:50

The Bill provides for regulation and maintenance of standards of education and services by allied and healthcare professionals, assessment of institutions, maintenance of a Central Register and State Register and creation of a system to improve access, research and development and adoption of latest scientific advancement and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

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First Webinar for FARC-ACC, ACRT Fellowship Candidates
2021-03-09 10:33:08

The webinar will discuss course objectives, logbook and address query from candidates.

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Newly Published Guidelines : A Practical Guide on the Use of Inhaler Devices for Asthma and COPD
2021-03-08 01:05:38

It is the first-ever comprehensive guideline document on the use of inhaler devices in India

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Latest Publications: Congratulations Team Apollo Bengaluru
2021-03-01 11:57:05

IARC family congratulates Ms Anmole Thorbole, Head-Department of Respiratory Therapy at Apollo Hospitals Bengaluru and Dr Ravindra Mehta, Head - Department of Pulmonary Medicine for publishing three papers consecutively in a month.

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Apply now!! for the Journal Internship at IJRC
2021-02-18 01:56:46

The Indian Association of Respiratory Care (IARC) is always aiming for the Academic and Clinical Excellence of its members. As we expand and grow, it is recommended that our RT members learn various aspects of Research and Publications, to enhance their professional growth. Keeping that in mind IARC calls for RTs, to join a pool of Journal Interns, in the Indian Journal of Respiratory Care (IJRC). The internship will be for a period of one year through virtual mode. You will not be charged any fee nor will you be paid any stipend.

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AARC News Room: ICRC Governor for India shares the COVID-19 experiences and response of his team
2021-02-14 04:27:20

The International Council for Respiratory Care (ICRC) consists of 28 Governors dedicated to increasing the exchange of information among respiratory professionals worldwide. Since the early 1990s, they have worked tirelessly to improve the practice of respiratory care through the dissemination of educational programs, practice guidelines, and other resources. When COVID-19 hit early last year, the ICRC proved to be a ready-made way for them to communicate their pandemic experiences and expertise quickly and easily. Present ICRC Governor for India, Mr Jithin, share the COVID-19 experiences and response of his team along with his counterparts.

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Editorial @IJCCM : Respiratory Mechanics: To Balance the Mechanical Breaths!!
2021-01-09 12:25:14

Manu Sundaram , Manjush Karthika Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine (2021): 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23700

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Newly Published @RC Journal : A Cross-Sectional Survey of Practice Patterns and Selected Demographics of Respiratory Therapists in India
2021-01-02 12:26:26

Madhuragauri S Shevade, Rajiv C Yeravdekar and Sundeep S Salvi Respiratory Care January 2021, 66 (1) 66-72; DOI: https://doi.org/10.4187/respcare.07823

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Newly Published: Global Current Practices of Ventilatory Support Management in COVID-19 Patients: An International Survey
2020-12-29 11:13:51

As the global outbreak of COVID-19 continues to ravage the world, it is important to understand how frontline clinicians manage ventilatory support and the various limiting factors. Overall, 502 respondents from 40 countries across six continents participated in this survey.

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IARC Hyderabad Regional Meet
2020-12-17 01:37:26

On December 19, 2020 Organized by Care Hospital, Hi-Tech City Branch, Hyderabad

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ICRC Appointed New Governor for India
2020-12-11 02:50:57

Jithin K Sreedharan, The General Secretary of IARC appointed as the American Association for Respiratory Care - Internation Respiratory Care Council Governor for India.

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India can still achieve TB elimination target by 2025
2020-12-07 12:45:19

The International Institute for Human Development, India (IIHD India) and Indian Association of Respiratory Care (IARC) organized a live seminar to deliberate on how to ensure continuity of TB Care in COVID19 crises.

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Register Now!! FARC-ACC
2020-11-30 12:20:39

IARC announces the launch of its prestigious Fellowship Program for RTs (FARC-ACC), in collaboration with ISCCM!!

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IARC-IIHD Live Seminar: TB Care in COVID 19
2020-11-20 11:43:32

Who Should Attend? - All members of Indian Medical Association, Indian Association of Respiratory Care, and other relevant professional associations - Government policy makers, programme managers & Healthcare professionals - NGOs, patient organisations, academic & research institutions

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Meet Our Hero - Ms Jayanandhini winner of "Kalams World Record"
2020-11-20 01:57:19

Hearty Congratulations to Ms. Jayanandhini M, member of IARC from CMC Vellore for setting a record on "KALAMS WORLD RECORDS" for drawing 100 posters on NO SMOKING AWARENESS CONCEPTS in 6 hours, 53mins and 59 seconds.

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IARC Maharashtra Chapter Respiratory Care Week activities featured on AARC
2020-11-06 10:31:38

COVID-19 has been challenging with restrictions on public gatherings and activities. So, this year the Maharashtra State Chapter celebrated respiratory care week online. An online discussion was organized with students to address their issues and motivate them. They organized a poster competition for students and conducted a webinar on COVID-19 for RTs. To increase awareness about the profession among physicians and government officials, they created testimonial videos of physicians in leadership roles.

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Latest Publication @CJRT: Respiratory therapists: the unnoticed warriors during COVID-19 pandemic in India
2020-10-31 12:02:06

An excellent timely write up from our distinguished faculty members of #MCHP MCOAHS, Manipal, Karnataka , Leadership team of #IndianAcademyofRespiratoryCare Congratulations Mr. Varun R Nayak & Ms.Mrudula Sawadkar. IARC is proud of you for tight holding the professional values and exploring the #Indian #RTs to the world.

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#RCWEEK20 Celebrations IARC Maharashtra Chapter
2020-10-28 01:49:27

Indian Association of Respiratory Care- Maharashtra Chapter organises its first webinar to celebrate Respiratory Care Week 2020. Tune in to IARC's YouTube channel to listen to our Covid Warriors sharing their recent experience with Covid-19. Happy Respiratory Care Week 2020????

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Fellowship Programs from IARC - Launching Soon...
2020-10-09 07:36:08

Newsletter update from ISCCM - Published on 09.10.2020

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2020-09-23 01:40:22

Starting from 23rd September 07.00pm (IST) LIKE the page to get notified: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZXU3PCaI3Xh4mHJq8RRwEw?view_as=subscriber

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2020-09-20 10:20:14

The Indian Academy of Respiratory Care, the academic wing of the Indian Association of Respiratory Care is organizing a three-day webinar series to celebrate the World Lung Day in collaboration with the Forum of International Respiratory Societies and various leading institutions in India, with the support of eminent personalities in the field of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine & Respiratory Therapy from 23rd September to 25th September 2020.

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2020-09-15 11:55:02

Parliament passes THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR ALLIED AND HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONS BILL, #2020 IARC thank and support MoHFW INDIA & GOI for all the ongoing efforts to regularise Allied Health Care Professions in the country.

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PRESS RELEASE 28.09.2020
2020-08-29 10:39:27

Joint Press Release from IARC & IIHD

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IARC - IIHD Collaborative WEBINAR
2020-08-23 03:52:19

IIHD - IARC Collaborative WEBINAR: Why India is Struggling to Tackle COPD?

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WEBINAR - Are we responding fast enough to contain COPD?
2020-08-11 07:32:52

A live deliberation amongst #pulmonologists, #anesthesiologists, #respiratorytherapists, #patients/ #caregivers, and #policymakers. Jointly organized by IIHD & IARC.

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Welcome, New Executive committee members
2020-08-04 05:32:31

Join us in welcoming the newly-elected Board members! Our new board members will provide diverse views and expertise that will further our collective work at IARC.

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New Website for IJRC Launched
2020-08-01 01:16:32

New website for IJRC launched today, visit now http://ijrc.in/ and experience the exciting features

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Call for membership regularisation
2020-07-24 04:00:33

Please find the attached circular for the list of expired members. Encourage our colleagues to use this excellent opportunity to regularise their membership without losing seniority.

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The New Issue of IJRC is NOW ONLINE!
2020-07-09 09:50:20

Explore the table of contents of the current issue of the Indian Journal of Respiratory Care (IJRC) http://www.ijrconline.org/

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IARC join hands with FIRS to celebrate World Lung Health Day 2020
2020-07-04 12:51:45

World Lung Day: 25 September 2020

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IARC announces the expansion of its academic wing, Indian Academy of Respiratory Care
2020-06-22 01:39:00

IARC announces the expansion of its academic wing, Indian Academy of Respiratory Care. 20.06.2020

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"Now in ESCI and Web of Science"
2020-06-05 09:27:44

Indian Journal of Respiratory Care, the official publication of IARC has been selected for inclusion in the Web of Science. Articles published after January 1, 2018, will be included in Emerging Sources Citation Index.

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Respiratory Therapists from India joined UAE's Covid-19 mission
2020-05-21 12:56:22

Combating coronavirus: Second batch of 105 medics from India arrives in UAE for Covid-19 mission

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Fellowship in Non-Invasive Ventilation - Special Discount for IARC Members
2020-05-21 12:09:24


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President, Respiratory Therapy Special Interest Group (RTSIG) - Emirates Thoracic Society, UAE
2020-05-07 10:06:17

Dr. Manjush Karthika, Our Executive Committee Member is appointed as the President of Respiratory Therapy Special Interest Group (RTSIG) of Emirates Thoracic Society, under the auspices of Emirates Medical Association.

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Government of India CovidWarriors Data base
2020-05-05 06:36:06

Respiratory Therapists data is listed in the Ministry of Healths COVIDWARRIORS data base. State/District wise contact details are available. Visit: https://covidwarriors.gov.in/Covid_Inner.aspx?OrgId=70

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RESPIRATORY CARE MADE EASY - Online Training Modules from IARC
2020-04-14 06:10:35

IARC launched online educational series “Respiratory Care Made Easy” with an aim to enhance the skillful knowledge of health care professionals to effectively manage acutely ill patients.

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In pursuit of this mission, our primary goals include:

  1. Foster the practice of Respiratory Therapy of high caliber, with compassion for the relief of suffering of those with a variety of respiratory ailments, within and outside the intensive care units.

  2. Promoting high quality formal training in institutions that have the necessary infrastructure.

  3. Facilitate continuing education by holding conferences, meetings, workshops etc. to hone the skills of the practicing Respiratory Therapists.

  4. Engage in advocacy for the promotion of the field of respiratory therapy within the medical fraternity, with the various governmental/statutory bodies and the public.

  5. Unite and enlist respiratory therapists of India as members of the association and solicit their support to achieve the objectives of the association.