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APACMed India onboards new Executive Committee

09 April 2021 | News

The ExCo will build on the association’s mission to promote innovation and impact policy that advances healthcare access for patients in India

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The Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association (APACMed) welcomes its new Executive Committee (ExCo) in India, in a timely move amid the pandemic when players in the medical technology (MedTech) industry need to work even closer together to grow a more robust, resilient and adaptive healthcare ecosystem. The ExCo is committed to continuously engage with regulatory bodies, policymakers, healthcare professionals, industry members and other stakeholders to facilitate patient access to innovative and life-saving medical technologies; thereby improving patient care outcomes.

The India ExCo appointments are:

Pavan Mocherla, MD, Becton Dickinson India, South Asia, as the Chairperson. Mocherla also serves as the Chairman for Advanced Medical Technology Association (Advamed) in India.

Meenakshi Nevatia, MD, Stryker India as Vice-Chairperson. Nevatia is on the Board of the Medical Technology Association of India (MTAI) and is the Chair of the Med Tech Committee at AMCHAM (American Chamber of Commerce).

Narendra Varde, MD, Roche India & Neighbouring Markets as Vice-Chairperson. Varde is an active spokesperson for a number of industry associations and professional organisations such as FICCI and others. He is also on the governing council of NATHEALTH.

The ExCo will build on the association’s mission to promote innovation and impact policy that advances healthcare access for patients in India.

 

Commenting on the new appointments of the India ExCo, Harjit Gill, CEO, APACMed, said, “We are in a period of transformational change within the healthcare ecosystem, and are delighted to have MedTech industry leaders step forward to contribute and steer India’s healthcare infrastructure and delivery of care through innovative collaborations and engagements with key stakeholders in the system.”

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