Panel 1: Organ Donation – Achieving National Self-Sufficiency: Disenfranchisement, Commercialisation & Controversy
This session will explore the causes of and circumstances around the organ donation shortage in India read more..
Panel 8: One Psychiatrist, 4 Lakh Patients: How The Rights Of People With Mental Health Conditions Can Be Protected
In 2016, the Mental Health Bill (2013) was approved by the Rajya Sabha. It called for ‘humane and progressive’ support and facilities for people with mental health conditions. read more..
14:30 - 16:00
Panel 6: Better Births: Where is the woman’s choice in childbirth?
Panelists will look at the role of gender in health and survival for both men and women in India. Speakers will explore reproductive and sexual rights read more...
Panel 3: How Can Gender Affect Your Health And Healthcare?
Panellists will look at the role of gender in health and survival for both men and women in India. Speakers will explore reproductive and sexual rights read more...
Panel 4: Curbing the spread of disease
This panel will discuss what it would take for India to initiate a rapid response to infectious disease emergencies and public health crises on a national scale read more..
14:30 - 16:00
Panel 7: Making health technologies affordable
With India’s growing importance in the world economy, the country faces considerable challenges in delivering high-quality, accessible health care within an increasingly global marketplace. read more...
16:00 - 18:00
Workshop 2: Health on the margins: How does social exclusion impact health?
Western governments and international financial institutions such as the World Bank and the IMF have firmly concluded that India’s current economy is growing ‘healthily’. read more...
Workshop 1: Communication, Consent and Trust in decision making – how can we better understand the experience of the patient?
“Doctor knows best” – not any longer. Patients increasingly want more of a say in their medical treatment. This interactive workshop led by three leading doctors from India and the UK, read more...
Panel 2: Health and Holidays: Medical Tourism In Goa
Building on an established reputation as a leading holiday destination with sound infrastructure, Goa is looking to place itself amongst the world’s top regions for medical tourism. read more...
14:30 - 16:00
Panel 5: Providing a Safety for India: Advances In Health Insurance
Since its introduction in 1986 and the liberalisation of the market in the year 2000, most Indians have remained cool on the idea of investing in health insurance read more..
Cancer is a growing public health concern in India, but the majority of cases are preventable, and some are curable if diagnosed and treated early. read more...
Panel 13: India: Health Of the Nation
This session will examine the conduct of private healthcare in India explore what needs to happen to strengthen the country’s public health system. read more...
Panel 10: How do we ensure equality and opportunity for people with disabilities?
With the right opportunities, children with disabilities can live life to the fullest and bring economic, social and cultural benefits to their communities. read more...
14:30 - 16:30
Panel 12: What’s plaguing India’s doctors?
In trying to understand the stagnating standards of medical provision, this panel will explore whether Indian medical education policy needs drastic changes, read more...
12:00 - 13:30
Panel 11: Health of young people: Working to reduce premature NCD mortality and morbidity
Infamously dubbed the ‘Diabetes Capital of the World’, India is already suffering from a massive epidemic of chronic diseases that include cardiovascular disease, read more...
12:00 - 14:00
Workshop 3: Engaging in difficult health dialogues – what is the role of art, film and dialogue in building sustainable community healthcare?
How do you engage people to talk about sensitive or difficult health conditions? Our workshop participants will share successful models of creating strong, sustainable community of healthcare read more..