Healthcare Advancement in India – A global health market

Catering to the growing needs of India’s substantial population and the preferred global medical tourism destination, Indian healthcare infrastructure and facilities are not sufficient. Specifically, hospitals, dispensaries, public health centers and other access to the basic insurance coverage, rising out-of-pocket expenditures and quality medical services in the rural and remote areas have to be substantially improved. The inadequate manpower of doctors and healthcare workers in public sector hospitals is also a concern for health authorities. Furthermore, the infrastructure required in the hospitals, like medicine, furniture and equipment are not adequate to serve the population. This session will highlight the challenges of existing infrastructure and required technological advancement to fulfill future demand for basic and quality healthcare.