ABOUT HEALTH TECH INDIA

The 2nd Edition of Health Tech India 2019 is scheduled to be held from 3 – 5 February 2019 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India.

The main objective to organise this Exhibition & Conference is further to provide a platform to showcase latest and innovation in the healthcare product and service, Medical devices & Technology, Diagnostic, Lab, Pharma, Wellness, in a nutshell the Healthcare Industry.

The event will be supported by the Government of India and the Ministry of Health and several associations related to the healthcare sector.



Business Opportunities

Healthcare has become one of India's largest sectors both in terms of revenue & employment. The industry is growing at a tremendous pace owing to its strengthening coverage, services and increasing expenditure by public as well private players.

The Indian healthcare sector is expected to increase from US$ 110 billion in 2022. Rising income level, greater health awareness, increased precedence of lifestyle disease and improved access to insurance would be the key contributors to growth 58,000 job opportunities are expected to be greater in the healthcare sector by the year 2025.

The hospital industry in India stood at 4 trillion (US$ 61.79 billion) in 2017 and is expected to reach Rs. 8.6 trillion (US$ 132.84 billion) by 2023. India's healthcare market may see threefold jump in value terms to USD 372 billion by 2022, driven by growing incidence of lifestyle diseases and rising demand for affordable healthcare delivery systems.

Government Initiatives

  • India's first ever 'Air Dispensary', which is based in a helicopter, will be launched in the Northeast and the Ministry of Development of Northeast Region (DONER) has already contributed Rs 25 crore (US$ 3.82 million) for its funding.
  • The Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) has been launched by the Government of India with the aim of improving coverage of immunisation in the country and reach every child under two years of age and all the pregnant women who have not been part of the routine immunisation programme.
  • Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is planning to spend more funds, over and above the current sanction of Rs 955 crore (US$ 148.22 million), to tackle lifestyle diseases such as cardiovascular disease (CVD), hypertension, obesity and diabetes in India.
  • The Union Cabinet approved setting up of National Nutrition Mission (NNM) with a three year budget of Rs 9,046.17 crore (US$ 1.40 billion) to monitor, supervise, fix targets and guide the nutrition related interventions across the Ministries.
  • The Government of India aims to increase the total health expenditure to 2.5 per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2025 from the current 1.15 per cent.
  • Mr J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, launched initiatives such as LaQshya, for Labour Room Quality Improvement, a mobile application for safe delivery, and operational guidelines for obstetric high dependency units (HDUs) and intensive care units (ICUs).
  • In March 2018, the Union Cabinet of India approved the continuation of National Health Mission with a budget of Rs 85,217 crore (US$ 13.16 billion) from 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2020.

HEALTH TECH 2017 – POST EVENT

The 1st Edition of Health Tech India 2017 was inaugurated by Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste, Hon’ble Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Govt of India; Ms Shobana Kamineni, President Designate, CII and Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Limited, Dr Naresh Trehan, Chairman, CII Healthcare Council, Chairman and Managing Director, Medanta – The Medicity in the presence of H E Mr Kenji Hiramatsu, Ambassador of Japan to India Embassy of Japan and H E Mr Gonchig Ganbolo, Ambassador of Mongolia to India on 3rd February 2017 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India.

The main objective to organize this Exhibition & Conference was to provide a platform to showcase the latest technology in the healthcare and medical devices industry, also to bring together the key decision makers, manufacturers, suppliers under one roof. Health Tech India 2017 aim was to educate, inspire and deliver results for the community involved in the design, development and manufacturing of medical devices and Technologies