Jitendra Singh to inaugurate ‘FICCI HEAL 2015’

New Delhi, Aug.30 : Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh will inaugurate the FICCI Heal 2015, which will be held here on Monday on the theme of ‘India’s Healthcare: Time for Paradigm Shift’.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. at Federation House here.

This two-day flagship healthcare conference is being organised in association with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Pankaj Patel, CMD, Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.; Dr. Arvind Virmani, Mentor – Public Policy and Economics, FICCI and Dr. Nandakumar Jairam, Chair, FICCI Health Services Committee and Chairman and Group Medical Director, Columbia Asia Hospitals India are also slated to address the inaugural session.

Two knowledge papers ‘FICCI – KPMG Thematic Paper on ‘Healthcare: The Neglected GDP Driver’ and ‘FICCI – IMS Health Knowledge Paper on ‘Raising Capital in Healthcare’ are also scheduled to be released during the inaugural session.

The FICCI Healthcare Excellence Award” function will be also held on Monday evening to recognise the contribution of healthcare organisations in various spheres of healthcare.

Dr. V K Subburaj, Secretary, Department of Pharmaceuticals, and Shivinder Mohan Singh, Executive Vice President, Fortis Healthcare Limited, will be the guests of honour for the event.

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minster of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences will also attend the awards ceremony.

The FICCI HEAL 2015 will address the various opportunities and challenges to promote innovation which can change the current paradigms and move towards better, efficient and cheaper methods for accessible, affordable and quality healthcare in India.

Leading policy makers and national and international captains from healthcare and allied industries from India and abroad are joining to attend this important conference. (ANI)