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.
The healthcare sector is poised for sustained and rapid growth. It has huge competitive advantages – a vast pool of highly trained manpower, ability to absorb the latest technologies available anywhere in the world and a cost structure that is one-tenth of those prevailing in the West.
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.
Dr Mukesh Aghi, President & CEO of USISPF (US-India Strategic Partnership Forum) shares his insights on the increasing convergence between the US and India in trade, strategy, healthcare, education and manufacturing.
As three separate trials play out in the next few weeks and months, the success of a home-grown Covid-19 vaccine will make access easy and affordable in India and around the world.
When the world emerges from the Covid-19 crisis there will be a greater need to improve and upgrade healthcare infrastructure. And Indian healthcare companies will have a lot to offer Africa in that respect.