AAPI’s 8th Annual Global Healthcare Summit (GHS) 2015 To Be Held In Mumbai

The 9th annual Global Healthcare Summit (GHS) 2015, organized by the Association of American Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) in collaboration with the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, will be held at the prestigious Trident Oberoi Hotel, Nariman Point, Mumbai, India from January 2nd to 4th, 2015, Dr. Ravi Jahagirdar, President of AAPI, announced here.
The Summit to be held in collaboration with the Indian Medical Association (IMA), the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs & Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (GAPIO) Indian Surgical Association,  in addition to other national and international organizations and will have participation from some of the world’s most well known physicians and industry leaders,  he added.
Healthcare in India is one of the largest sectors, in terms of revenue and employment, at present and for the future.  India is making significant improvements in the healthcare infrastructure and is building modern medical facilities throughout India. Indian doctors have made tremendous progress in the 21st century and India is now being hailed as a medical tourism hub.
At the same time, hundreds of millions suffer and die as a result of lack of access to healthy living conditions or effective health care provisions in many parts of the world, particularly in India. “The coming together of so many of us today is to share our responsibility to the entire community, and help to give support and comfort particularly in the time of despair,”  Dr. Jahagirdar said.
This  innovative Summit is aimed at advancing the concept of accessibility, affordability and the quality of world-class healthcare to the people of India to the realm of reality. Among other areas, the Summit will focus on prevention, diagnosis, treatment options and share ways to truly improve healthcare transcending global boundaries.
An AAPI Team is on his way to Mumbai for yet another visit to coordinate efforts with local organizers to have the Summit flawlessly executed and that it exceeds its objectives to deliver outstanding programs geared towards enhancing skills, providing training and enabling exchange of ideas and best practices between leading experts from several countries to achieve this desired goal for all people of India.
“AAPI USA has been engaged in harnessing the power of Indian diaspora to bring the most innovative, efficient, cost effective healthcare solutions to India ,” Dr. Seema Jain, President-Elect of AAPI,  said. “With the changing trends and statistics in healthcare both in India and US, we are refocusing our mission and vision of GHS2015. AAPI would like to make a positive and meaningful impact on the healthcare in India. For the first time, clinical practice workshops and Research Competetion​  will be held at this summit,” she added. 
 According to Dr. Ajay Lodha, Vice President of AAPI, the Summit has also already attracted several India based professional associations. In addition, several international healthcare industry partners are looking for opportunities to participate in this event for greater collaboration on Research & Development and philanthropic engagements.
According to Drs. Dr. Gautam Samadder, Secretary of AAPI, “The scientific program of GHS is developed by leading experts with contributions by the Scientific Advisory Board and the International Scientific Committee on topics such as Trauma & Head Injury, Cardiology, Maternal and Child Health, Diabetes, Oncology, Surgery, Mental Health, Immunology & Lung Health, HIT, Allergy and the Impact of Co-morbidities. “  In addition, the Summit will feature plenary sessions, interactive round tablets, clinical practice workshops, and meet the expert sessions, along with scientific poster sessions that will facilitate dissemination and exchange of best practices.
“As part of the CEO Forum in Mumbai, CEOs from around the world from hospitals, teaching institutions and major healthcare sectors, including pharmaceutical, medical devices and technology, will join to explore potential opportunities for collaboration,” Dr. Naresh Parikh, Treasurer of AAPI said.
Providing the background to the Summit,  Dr. Ajeet Singhvi, Chairman, Board of Trustees, said, “This international health care summit is a progressive transformation from the first Indo-US Healthcare Summit launched by AAPI USA in 2007.”
Since then, AAPI has organized seven Indo - US/Global Healthcare Submits and developed strategic alliances with various organizations. It is these learning and relationships that have now enabled us to plan ahead and prepare for an outstanding event that has already received confirmation and endorsement from dozens of very prominent and talented physicians and surgeons that are very passionate about serving their homeland, Mother India.
Invited guests of honor & chief patrons include past President of India, Dr Harsh Vardhan, Health Minister of India, Governor of the State of Maharashtra, and Municipal Commissioner of Mumbai. In addition, multiple renowned glamour personalities from Bollywood and Literary fields are expected to attend.
 Dr. Jahagirdar urged all AAPI memers to come and be a part of this noble initiative of AAPI that impacts the lives of millions of Indfians. “The enthusiastic responses from local organizers and healthcare professionals from across India clearly demonstrated the credibility and appreciation for the commitment  of AAPI and its members. Join this great effort, register now for the memorable event,  and make the 2015 GHS in Mumbai a tremendous success.” For more information, please visit www.aapighsindia.org
Date added: 
Monday, November 3, 2014 - 11:45am