HealthcareIndia Healthcare Summit 2022

India Healthcare Summit 2022

India Healthcare Summit 2022 Future-Ready, Modern, and Inclusive Healthcare 15th Dec’22 Siliguri, West Bengal

5-Point Post-Health-Summit Recommendations

  1.   Improve Health Education Infrastructure in North Bengal (PPP or Private)
  • One Medical College (PPP or Private)
  • One Gov’t Medical college in Dakshin Dinajpur
  • One Ayurveda Medical College, veterinary, Pharmacy, and Management College each
  • Health Manpower development programs

“More policy support and incentives for allied services professionals”

  1. Technology Advancement and Research in Healthcare
  • Long-term Digital Health Strategy for Bengal
  • Blueprint to provide healthcare at the doorstep: Telemedicine, Digital health
  • Special Centre & Research Institute for rare diseases
  • Efficient referral system
  • While public funding should go up, create a conducive climate for private investments
  • Healthcare doesn’t belong to public or private, it belongs to the state. Need a perfect balance between public & private in custodianship and delivery; Bring professionalism in delivery.
  • Bengal needs a proactive, supportive, forthcoming policy environment
  • Pharma and equipment firms to start regional offices and assembling units in Bengal and North Bengal
  1. Integrate with National Healthcare Policy
  • Nationally Standard Treatment Guidelines: Ensure quality parameters at all delivery systems; standard methods, outcomes, SoPs, manuals, protocols, etc. Enable National accreditation for both public and private hospitals and encourage universal and inclusive healthcare. Covid is an example of treatment guidelines to address an unknown disease.
  • Encourage PPP: Partnership for a Public Purpose
  • Establish Gov’t nodal offices for communication and policy clarity for private players
  • Insurance claim amount to be increased and fast reimbursement for commercial viability
  • Promote MSMEs and investment in healthcare
  1. Bengal’s Integrated Health Management System
  • Will support the Government to adopt and implement Bengal’s Integrated Health Management system
  • Invite investments in building state-of-art Ayurvedic and Wellness Centres across Bengal
  • Promote preventive, cost-effective, and predictive healthcare
  • Seek policy support and will attract private investment in pediatric, eye, and dental hospitals in Bengal
  1. Bengal Medical Tourism Strategy:
  • Commonly desired services: Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology, Orthopedic, Nephrology, Neurosurgery, Laparoscopic Surgeries, Infertility, Oncology, Cosmetic Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Urology, Gastro Surgery, Critical Care, Alternative Medicine
  • Supporting infrastructure – Deluxe Cabin, Separate International Patient Help Desk, Guest House, interpreters, Pick-up and drop service, Leisure Tour Consultant/Agency, Visa related assistance
  • Demand-based Service: Develop specific medical therapies as per the need of medical travellers
  • Organ Transplant: One of the major sources of revenue in medical tourism and it has a rising demand in countries like Myanmar, Nigeria, Kenya, UAE, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh.
  • AYUSH: Promote Ayurvedic Therapies to treat ailments and rejuvenates the body and mind from the ills arising out of the frictions of everyday life
  • Develop Healthcare Facilitator Network: Build a strong facilitator network
  • Medical and attendant Visa Assistance

To further the efforts, the Healthcare Committee proposes the 2nd India Healthcare Summit from Saturday-Sunday 28 to 29 April 2023 in Kolkata, West Bengal.

Eminent Contributors

  • Shri Narayan Swaroop Nigam, IAS, Hon’ble Secretary Dept of H&FW, West Bengal
  • Shri. S. Ponnambalam, IAS, Hon’ble DM Darjeeling
  • Dr. Santanu Sen, Hon’ble MP (RS) & Indian Medical Association
  • Ms. Priyanka Das, IAS, Hon’ble Mission Director, NHM, Dept. of H&FW, Madhya Pradesh
  • Dr. Biplabendu Talukdar, Assist. Professor, Dept of IHBT, MCH, Kolkata and State Program Officer, SBC & HCP, West Bengal
  • Dr. JS Rajkumar, GI, Bariatric & Robotic surgeon, Chairman, Lifeline Hospital, Chennai
  • Dr. Malay Chakraborty, Neurosurgeon, Dr. Malay’s Hospital & Neurosciences Centre
  • Dr. Raj Prabha Moktan, Mission Director (NHM), Gov’t of Sikkim
  • Mr Karimul Hak, Bike Ambulance Dada
  • Dr. Bhabatosh Biswas, Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgeon
  •  Dr. Alok Roy, Chairman, and MD, The Medica Group of Hospitals
  •  Dr. Rupali Basu, MD&CEO, Woodlands Multispeciality Hospital Ltd
  • Prof. Om Prakash Mishra, Hon’ble VC, North Bengal University
  • Dr. Mainak Mukherjee, Chairman, Mukherjee Hospital
  • Dr. Ayon Chakraborty, COO, Santiniketan Medical College & Hospital, West Bengal
  • Dr. Rajiv Chhibber, Ph.D. VP-External Affairs SMT
  • Dr. Pradip, Research Council Government of Nepal
  •  Dr. N R Haldar, Renowned Neurologist
  • Dr. Prince Parakh, Renowned Pediatrician, Neotia Getwel Multispeciality Hospital & Director-Newborn and Child Care Clinic
  • Dr. Praveen Reddy, Consultant Radiologist
  • Dr. Tapas Mondal, Professor-Paediatrics, McMaster University, Canada
  • Prof. Supten Sarbadhikari, Digital Health Educationist and Strategist
  • Dr. Sandip Sengupta, Dean (student affairs), North Bengal Medical College
  • Dr. Suddhasattwa Sen, GI Cancer Surgeon
  • Dr. SK Hammadur Rahaman, Endocrinologist & Diabetologist
  • Mr. Suman Dey, Director Helios Medical Systems
  • Mr. Shaju Kumar, CEO, Aeromed International Rescue Services
  • Mr. Sanjoy Mukherjee, Managing Director, SI Surgical
  • Mr. Akhil Sonthalia, Authorized Channel Partner – Tata Power Solar
  • Dr. B. Natesh, COO, Lifeline Multispeciality Hospitals, Chennai
  • Dr. Kirti Udayai, Associate Dean (Academics & Student Affairs), IIHMR, Bangalore
  • Dr. Md. Matiur Rahman, Deputy Executive Director, TMSS, Bangladesh
  • Mr. Samsul Alam, Headmaster, Muraliganj High School
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