FICCI's annual healthcare meet from Sep 29

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 Rohit Shishodia
FICCI will organize it's annual virtual healthcare confernce -- FICCI HEAL 2020 -- from September 29, 2020 to October 1, 2020. The 14th edition of FICCI HEAL on the theme, “Post-COVID Healthcare World - The New Beginning” is scheduled on a virtual platform and will include keynote addresses, panel discussions as well as plenary sessions covering the entire spectrum of healthcare- public health, care delivery, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, medical devices, integration of traditional medicine as well as digital health.

The mega event will be inaugurated by M Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India, and will be graced by esteemed government and industry stalwarts including Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, Dr V K Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog; Dr Scot Atlas, Advisor-White House Coronavirus Task Force; Robert Wesson Senior Fellow in Scientific Philosophy and Public Policy at Stanford University; Prof Richard C Horton FRCP FMedSci, Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet; Prof Arvind Panagariya, Prof of Economics and Jagdish Bhagwati Prof- Indian Political Economy, Columbia University and others.

Dr Alok Roy, Chair, FICCI Health Services Committee and Chairman, Medica Group of Hospitals said, “Covid-19 has highlighted the underlying inadequacies in our healthcare systems, specifically concerning an effective response to a pandemic. At the same time, it has opened up a plethora of opportunities for transforming our healthcare ecosystem to be future-ready."

"This calls for strengthening of stakeholder collaborations, rethinking of processes and policies, and adopting a more patient-centric as well as community-centric approach for healthcare delivery and we believe FICCI HEAL 2020 will provide a perfect platform for that," added Dr Roy.

Dr Harsh Mahajan, Co-Chair, FICCI Health Services Committee & Founder & Chief Radiologist, Mahajan Imaging, said, “FICCI HEAL 2020 is an endeavor to bring together all the relevant stakeholders to share their experiences and deliberate on the solutions and reforms for post-COVID healthcare."

"The conference would be a conglomeration of CEOs, policymakers, national and international leaders from healthcare and allied industries," added Dr Mahajan.


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