09 October 2023 | News
The two-day conference will include a discussion on the crucial subject of Making Cancer Care Affordable and Accessible in India
India’s apex industry chamber, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) is all set to host the 17th edition of its annual healthcare conference– FICCI HEAL 2023 on October 26 and 27, 2023 at FICCI Federation House, New Delhi. The event has been supported by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) and NITI Aayog, Government of India.
With the overarching theme of ‘Healthcare METAmorphosis’, the conference will delve into the strategies and opportunities for the evolution of the healthcare industry in the coming years. Besides, it will serve as a platform for sharing and learning among all the stakeholders, both national and international.
Dr Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare; and Chemicals and Fertilisers, Government of India has been invited to inaugurate the Conference. The event will also include eminent dignitaries and speakers including Dr Ajay K Singh, Senior Associate Dean for Postgraduate Medical Education, also serving as Director, MMSCI, Harvard Medical School and Dr Carsten Engel, CEO, International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua).
Additionally, as a notable component of the HEAL Conference, FICCI will host the ‘15th FICCI Healthcare Excellence Awards' on October 26, 2023, at Hotel Le Meridien in New Delhi. The ceremony will felicitate organisations and individuals for their invaluable contribution in the healthcare space in the presence of Chief Guest, Sharmila Tagore. The participants were evaluated on three criteria: Innovation, Impact and Sustainability & Scalability, by a distinguished independent jury panel chaired by C K Mishra.
The two-day conference will include a discussion on the crucial subject of Making Cancer Care Affordable and Accessible in India, given the increasing burden of NCDs and specifically cancer in the country. A unique session on ‘Fostering Resilient Economics’ will focus on key measures and approaches that can be implemented to achieve resilience in the economics of healthcare. This will be followed by a fireside chat on ‘Driving Investments in Healthcare’.
Day 2 of the conference will present a panel on Leveraging Technology for Transforming Primary Healthcare, inviting industry to join the FICCI’s initiative on demonstrating Smart HWCs in States. This will be followed by session on ‘Perspectives on Healthcare’, which will bring together renowned personalities from other industries to share their unique perspectives on healthcare sector.
The conference will end with a special Stakeholders’ Consultation titled "Empowering Her Health” to address the challenges and opportunities related to women's health in India. The Consultation seeks to foster collaboration, knowledge exchange, and policy recommendations for promoting gender-responsive and inclusive healthcare systems.
The conference will have the below thematic sessions: