New Delhi : HealthyDunia.com, the fastest growing health and wellness information portal, is gearing up to host the greatest minds of India’s healthcare and wellness sector at the much-awaited HERO CYCLES INDIA HEALTH & WELLNESS SUMMIT 2014 (IHW Summit), which will bring together top policy makers, thought leaders and top notch industry heads to take stock of India’s health sector as also deliberate on the niggling issues waiting to be addressed.
Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari will be the Guest of Honour at the event, which is scheduled for December 20th, 2014. The Summit will be held in a gala and glitzy ceremony at Hotel Hyatt Regency in the national capital. Powered by Yes Bank, the Summit is being supported by reputed healthcare bodies, including Delhi Medical Association (DMA), National Interventional Council, World Simulation Society (WSS), Alzheimer’s Disease International, Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI), B&WSSC (Health & Wellness Sector Skill Council) and The Society of Cardiac Anesthesiology.
Burning issues of healthcare industry will be discussed during the Summit by the who’s who of the healthcare and wellness industry like Alkesh Wadhwani, Head-India, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; Ms Sangita Reddy, JMD, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd; Dr M C Misra, Director, AIIMS; Dr D S Rana, Director, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital; Raghupathi C N, Head of India Business Unit, Infosys and Pankaj Munjal, Managing Director, Hero Cycles, among others.
The discussions will revolve around key trends and urgent requirements of healthcare sector, with an aim to set an agenda for policy makers and industry players towards the goal of common good and growth. The forum is pivoted around the objectives of a state of informed decisions and policy movement with clarity. Post the informative and interactive sessions, an awards ceremony will take place to recognize excellence in the Indian healthcare industry and unparalleled contributions made by key contributors who have enriched the field.
The awardees will be chosen through a rigorous selection process, manned by an eminent jury, including some of the biggest names from the Indian healthcare companies, doctors, scientists, experts, media representatives, government sector and social leaders. Dr Sanjay Jaiswal, Head of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on health and family welfare, leads the jury.
“India’s health and wellness sector has been long awaiting a truly comprehensive platform for recognition and salutation of its varied facets through a fierce and peer-driven process. And HealthyDunia being an active player in health information, we decided to take this responsibility on us. We are receiving euphoric response from the industry and are confident that IHWA will play an important role in catalyzing innovation and honoring excellence for an industry that is on course to put India on the world map,” says S.K. Dass, Principal of India Health & Wellness Summit 2014.
The Summit was unveiled earlier this year at the Lions Health, the Oscar of healthcare communication, at Cannes, France. The 60-award category include entire gamut of healthcare and wellness sector covering excellence for healthcare delivery, individual doctors and clinicians, products, technologies, non-profit organizations and service providers.