Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has indicated that healthcare tie-ups can form a strong basis for a preferential trade agreement between the UK and India.
As the Managing Director of the Apollo Group, Suneeta Reddy is at the forefront of Indian healthcare. In this exclusive interview with India Global Business, she discusses how Indian medical care is addressing the various challenges Covid-19 has thrown up, the expansion of telemedicine in India and the way forward for the medical sector in India.
The Chairman of Max Healthcare stresses on the importance of global collaborations to boost the healthcare industry in India. Highlights: The healthcare sector has a huge role to play towards India’s target of becoming a $5-trillion economy. The inadequacy of hospital infrastructure is a major hurdle in addressing healthcare demand in India. Reverse auctioning land, more efficient protocols for the construction of hospitals, promoting medical tourism and global collaborations are some measures that can be adopted to further the industry [...]
Dr Amit Kharat is a senior doctor and the co-founder of Deeptek. In this interview with ‘India Global Business’ he discusses how AI is giving healthcare the edge in fight Covid-19, the move towards digitalisation in Indian healthcare and the firms latest partnership with Japanese teleradiology company Doctor-NET Inc.
Sumit Jamuar is the Global Indian Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Global Gene Corp, which recently bagged the prestigious Roddenberry Prize 2020, designed to advance the vision of popular sci-fi series ‘Star Trek’ creator Gene Roddenberry of a better and fairer world. The genomics biotech company, which is headquartered in Mumbai and Cambridge, was recognised for helping the world overcome the bias that 80 per cent of all existing genomic data come from people of European ancestry.
The Consulate of India in Birmingham explores the potential of linking breakthrough UK research initiatives with ongoing projects in the Indian healthcare ecosystem.
With a millennia-old history of cutting-edge healthcare, India is poised to welcome a flurry of innovation and disruption in the digital health-tech sector as Covid-19 transforms the landscape. Highlights: The Covid-19 crisis has underscored the need for cutting-edge tech tools in public health and wellness. The pandemic has unlocked opportunities for Indian health-tech startups to find new ways of attending to people’s healthcare needs. The Modi government was proactive in harnessing the power of digital health-tech in India, as part [...]
Will we go back to business as usual or will we wise up from what we've learnt from these troubling times? Highlights: A key lesson that could be taken from this outbreak is that we need an increased focus on preventive healthcare, research and medical technologies. The world has also witnessed the power of collaboration to fight this pandemic. The most significant lesson that we can learn is to monitor the impact of our economic activity on our environment. [...]
The region presents several opportunities for Indian companies focused on innovative healthcare solutions, among others. Highlights: The Minneapolis-Saint Paul region of Minnesota is the largest metro region in the US. The region is unique because it is home to two major urban centres. The region is renowned as the global epicentre of health innovation and care. The tech talent pool in the region is over 136,000, over 60 per cent larger than Austin, Texas. The Minneapolis-Saint Paul region of [...]
Make in India, one of the flagship initiatives launched under Prime Minister Modi, has led to a step change in FDI inflows, writes an investment facilitator. The total FDI inflows into India stood at $60.1 billion in 2016-17 — the highest ever in a single year. Compared to 2013-14, this represents a 75 per cent increase. India’s achievement is even more stark when compared to falling global FDI flows as highlighted by UNCTAD. More importantly, Make in India has enabled [...]