20th Pradanya, an international conference on Universal Health Coverage- Road Map for 2020, will be held in Jaipur on October 3 and 4, 2015. Delegates at this international level platform will be able to share ideas and innovations and the conference will serve as a platform for healthcare leaders and professionals to share best practices, exchange ideas and discuss strategies on how to spend least amount of resources while achieving the best outcomes.
Topics, which will be discussed at the conference are, UHC—Equity Lens : Increase access, affordability and availability in healthcare; Drug innovation and patent regime; Reducing cost of healthcare and financing; Operations management in healthcare systems; Blue Ocean strategies in healthcare and quality and safety in healthcare.
Key speakers who will take part in the event are Dr Rakesh Kumar, Joint Secretary MoFHW, GoI; Dr Paul Francis, Technical Officer, WHO Country Office for India and Dr Chandrakant Laharia, NPO – Universal Health Coverage. Sanjay Murdeshwar, Managing Director, AstraZeneca Pharma India, Dr Ahmed Kamal, Project Director, NIPER; Dr Dhananjay Bakhle, Executive Vice President, Medical Research, Lupin; Dinesh Charak, Legal counsel, Novartis will speak on drug innovation and patent regime. Dr Dileep Mavalnkar, Head, IIPH, Gandhinagar, Dr Satyajit Bose, Founder and Chairman, Mission Hospital, Durgapur will speak on reducing cost of healthcare and financing. Dr Sanjiv Kumar, Executive Director, NHSRC, Gopal Devenahalli, COO, Manipal Health Enterprises; Dr Suresh Advani Professor and Dean, (COBMEC) Mody University. Dr Ram Narain, Executive Director, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Institute; Dr Soumitra Ghosh, CEO, WISH Foundation; Dr Ashutosh Raghuvanshi, Vice Chairman and Group CEO, Narayana Hrudayalaya; Nanda Juwatkar, GM-Sales and Marketing, Alembic Pharmaceuticals will speak on Blue Ocean Strategies.
Executives and management officials from government, private, social and development healthcare sectors, professionals from medical, paramedical and pharmaceutical backgrounds, healthcare researchers and academicians, students from healthcare, hospital and pharmaceutical management and related fields and management students from functional and sectoral fields are likely to participate in the event.