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The workshop is being held in Chennai on 11 March 2014.
India currently imports over 75% of its medical technology. But the US $2.75 billion market is expanding because of improved healthcare delivery, financing mechanisms and changing patient profile. Key challenges include affordability and accessibility. There will be two sessions at this workshop - affordable healthcare and diagnostics.
Sessions on affordable healthcare will cover:
advanced wound management
Sessions on diagnostics will cover:
radiotherapy and imaging
The workshop will also explore how UK-India funding can address some of the challenges and build on some of the opportunities.
The workshop is targeted at public and private sector experts from Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Pondicherry - CEOs, managers and academicians from Central/ State government, leading Hospitals, research institutions and medical technology companies from Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Pondicherry. There will be opportunities to network with the experts and meet the UK delegation.