GCTC MANTHAN WEBINAR “Re-thinking India’s Healthcare Infrastructure – Indian Perspective”.
21 May 2021
The conference titled, “GCTC MANTHAN WEBINAR”, was held on May 21st 2021. The first session was titled, “Re-thinking India’s Healthcare Infrastructure – Indian Perspective”. The session moderator was Karitkeya Sharma (Executive Editor, TV 9). The key speakers for the session were: Dr. Shekhar Dutt [IAS, SM, Former Governor (Chhattisgarh), Former Health Secretary and Defence Secretary, GoI], Vivek Krishna Tankha [Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) and Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India], Dr. G. Satheesh Reddy (Chairman, DRDO & Secretary, Department of Defence R&D, Government of India), Lov Verma [IAS (Retd.), Former Secretary, Department of Health & Family Welfare, GoI], Prof. Nirmal Kumar Ganguly (Former Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research & Padma Bhushan Awardee), Dr. Nimesh Desai (Director, Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences), Dr. Jaya Lal (President, Indian Medical Association, Vice President Commonwealth Medical Association, London, UK, National Coordinator, IMA UNESCO Bioethics Chair), Dr. Rachna Khanna Singh (H.O.D., Holistic Medicine, Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon Relationship, Lifestyle & Stress Management Expert Director – The Mind & Wellness Clinic, New Delhi, Director- NGO Serve Samman). This was followed by a Keynote Address titled, “India’s G20 and G7 Sherpa”, given by Suresh Prabhu. This was followed by Session 2, titled, “Covid 19: Present Scenario and Future Pathways – Global Perspective”. The session moderator was Abantika Ghosh (Senior Journalist, The Print). The key speakers were: Preeti Sudan [I.A.S. (Retd.), Former Health Secretary, GoI.], Dammu Ravi [IFS, Additional Secretary(Europe & Covid-19), Ministry of External Affairs, GoI], Sudhanshu Mittal (National Spokesperson, BJP), Dr. Devakanta Pahad Singh (Director DRDO), Dr. Shakti Bhan Khanna (Gynaecologist and Obstetrician, Infertility Specialist, Senior Consultant, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi), Dr. Rashid Chotani (Chief Medical Director, IEM, Infectious Disease Epidemiologist, Washington D.C., U.S.A), Dr. Viny Kantroo (Consultant, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Indraprastha
Apollo Hospital, New Delhi), Dr. Anil Dutta (Vice President and Head – Medical & Clinical (EM), Vaccines Research & Development, GSK, Belgium).