The Association of American Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) has announced to hold the Indo-US Global Health Summit in Kochi next year, which is aimed at advancing the accessibility, affordability and the quality of world-class healthcare.
“AAPI USA has been actively engaged in harnessing the power of Indian Diaspora. In our efforts to realise these goals, we have successfully gained the support of several leading healthcare experts and professional physician associations to collaborate on this ground breaking international healthcare summit, designed to bring the best, most efficient and cost effective healthcare solutions to the people of India,” Dr. Narendra Kumar, AAPI president said in a statement.
The first Indo-US Healthcare Summit was launched by AAPI in 2006.
Being held in association with the Indian Government, the Indo-US Global Health Summit 2013 will include high priority areas like cardiology, maternal and child health, diabetes, oncology, surgery, mental health, immunology and lung health, HIT, allergy and the impact of comorbidities, said Dr Jayesh Shah, president-elect of AAPI.
Over 1,000 doctors from the US are expected to attend the meet.
The Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs, Vayalar Ravi; Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Chief Minister of Kerala, Oommen Chandy, and Advisor to the Prime Minister of India, T.K.A Nair, are are among the scheduled speakers.