Thursday, July 8, 2021

APACMed announces its new Executive Committee in India – Express Healthcare

The ExCo will build on the association’s mission to promote innovation and impact policy that advances healthcare access for patients in India

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The Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association (APACMed) welcomes its new Executive Committee (ExCo) in India. “The ExCo is committed to continuously engage with regulatory bodies, policymakers, healthcare professionals, industry members and other stakeholders to facilitate patient access to innovative and life-saving medical technologies; thereby improving patient care outcomes,” informed the association through a statement.

The India ExCo appointments are:

  • Pavan Mocherla, MD, Becton Dickinson India, South Asia, as the Chairperson
  • Meenakshi Nevatia, MD, Stryker India as Vice-Chairperson
  • Narendra Varde, MD, Roche India & Neighbouring Markets as Vice-Chairperson

The statement further informed, “Founded in 2014, APACMed is the only regional association to provide a unified voice for the MedTech industry in Asia Pacific, representing both multinational corporations as well as small and medium enterprises, together with several local industry associations across the region. The ExCo will build on the association’s mission to promote innovation and impact policy that advances healthcare access for patients in India.”

Commenting on the new appointments of the India ExCo, Harjit Gill, CEO, APACMed said, “We are in a period of transformational change within the healthcare ecosystem, and are delighted to have MedTech industry leaders step forward to contribute and steer India’s healthcare infrastructure and delivery of care through innovative collaborations and engagements with key stakeholders in the system.”

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