The Lure of Universal Healthcare ! What India is doing in Healthcare

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM, Tuesday, June 9, 2020 ・ Room 23C
In view of burgeoning healthcare needs, most governments aspire to reduce their healthcare expense burden while simultaneously providing basic health coverage to a large section of their citizens. Following the Brazilian healthcare reform in 1990 to the US healthcare reform in 2010, India has taken recent initiatives in balancing affordability and accessibility. A panel of experts will discuss the drivers, methodology, impact and challenges of implementing India’s Universal healthcare scheme that intends to cover 500 million people making it the world’s largest health insurance scheme.
Senior Fellow, Health Care Management and Lecturer, Entrepreneurship, Wharton School
Institute for Competitiveness