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  • The wounded shark and its suitors

    Caught in the red ocean trap, Fortis Healthcare's journey teaches us three key lessons

  • A new paradigm in India’s public health

    The two-day conference saw public health experts deliberate on strategies to eliminate barriers to increase efficiencies in delivering quality, reliable and equitable health services in India. Moreover, public health...

  • Inaugural Ceremony

    (L-R) PBN Prasad, Deputy Drugs Controller, CDSCO-West Zone, Government of India;  Lt Gen CS Narayanan, VSM, PHS, Dy Chief (Medical) & Senior Colonel Commandant HQ, Integrated Defence Staff, Ministry...

  • Welcome Address

    The third edition of Healthcare Sabha 2018 began with a welcome address by Prathiba Raju, Express Healthcare

  • Achieving Universal Health Coverage

    After an auspicious and positive beginning to Healthcare Sabha 2018 with a lamp lighting ceremony, PBN Prasad, Deputy Drugs Controller, CDSCO-West Zone, Government of India gave the Chief Guest...

  • Contribution of armed forces towards public health

    A very interesting and informative keynote address was delivered by Lt General CS Narayanan, VSM, PHS, Dy Chief (Medical) & Senior Colonel Commandant HQ, Integrated Defence Staff, Ministry of...

  • Empowering women to enhance public health

    On the occasion of Women’s Day, a special address was delivered by Brig Smita Devrani, Principal, Matron Command Hospital, Pune who took the stage to speak on the importance...

  • Future of PPPs in India

    Pranav Chandna, Director, Solutions, (PPP, Design, Consulting, LSP) – Philips -Indian subcontinent spoke on the future of PPPs in India

  • Panel Discussion: Measuring the success of women health programmes in India

    In observance of Women’s Day, a panel discussion was held on the success of women health programmes in India

  • Use of WHO ATC DDD methodology in procurement

    Dr Nilima Kshirsagar, National Chair, Clinical Pharmacology, ICMR, GoI, deliberated on access to medicines

  • Use of health tech assessment tools to prioritise health needs

    Strategies to implement best practices, innovation in procurement in public health were presented through two cases studies

  • Advantages through NLEM-based hospital formulary

    Presenting a case study, Dr Om Upadhyay, Medical Superintendent, Sir Sunderlal Hospital, Banaras Hindu University, UP, highlighted about the list of essential medicines that are defined by WHO to...

  • Problems to solutions through innovations

    Dr Shweta Talati, Assistant Professor, PGIMER, began her session by referring to Healthcare Sabha's agenda, India's public health change strategy: Prioritise, Plan, Practise

  • Good governance in public health: Learnings from Mission Indradhanush

    Dr Pradeep Haldar, Deputy Commissioner (Immunisation), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoH&FW) set the tone for the second day’s sessions at Healthcare Sabha 2018 with a very informative...

  • Stroke management in India

    Dr NR Ichaporia, HOD-Department of Neurology, Jehangir Hospital Pune, spoke about stroke management and how public health workers can save lives of several patients at the golden hour

  • Operationalisation of SNCUs

    Dr SN Bhure, NHM Mission Director, Chhattisgarh presented a case study on a strategic approach to quality mother and child healthcare by operationalising the SNCUs within the state

  • Reviewing the role of states

    Scientific advancement in healthcare has allowed human beings to double their life spans and effectively address life-threatening diseases such as malaria, cholera and plague that have in the past...

  • Railway hospitals’ contributions to public health

    Dr Rupa Mitra, Medical Director, Central Hospital, South Eastern Railway and Dr Anjana Malhotra, Addl Chief Health Director, South Eastern Railway, Burn Intensive Care Unit - Initiative at Central...

  • Good governance with digital technologies

    Dr Prashant Paunipagar, Dean ESIC Medical College, Gulbarga spoke on how digital technologies can be implemented to foster good governance in public health and how this will act as...

  • Manipur’s health protection scheme

    Devbrat Ohri, Senior VP- Government Oprations, Medi Assist, presented a case study on Manipur’s health scheme

  • Role of health insurance in India

    KB Vijay Shrinivas, GM, National Insurance Company started off by giving a background on the work the National Insurance Company does in the field for healthcare

  • NHPS: The way forward

    The Union Budget announcement of the launch of the National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) by the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley this year has left healthcare experts, economists, analysts, healthcare...

  • Hridyam for little hearts

    Keshvendra Kumar- Mission,Director, NHM, MoH&FW, Government of Kerala started off by saying that ‘Hridyam - for little hearts’ programme initiated by the Kerala government to support children with Congenital...

  • Launch of be The Change Campaign

    Express Healthcare, launched a new initiative 'Be The Change' movement at the third edition of the Healthcare Sabha

  • Raising the bar in public health procurement – Powered by GLENMARK

    Glenmark hosted a power breakfast focussed on raising the bar in public health procurement moderated by Dr Suresh Saravdekar, Director, The Rural Health & Education Centre

  • PPPs success in healthcare

    Power-packed discussion on PPPs success in healthcare brought out some concrete submissions

  • Express Public Health Awards honours heroes of public healthcare

    Lauds deserving projects in the public healthcare space which have paved the path for reforms in the current public health scenario