GANDHINAGAR: Union Well being Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has stated the federal government is working to equal the variety of undergraduate and postgraduate medical seats inside 4 years so that every one MBBS graduates can pursue PG programs. Talking on the thirteenth annual convention of the World Affiliation of Physicians of Indian origin (GAPIO) in Gujarat capital Gandhinagar on Saturday, Mandaviya additionally invited healthcare professionals from the Indian diaspora to put money into analysis and open hospital chains within the nation with “assured enterprise.”
Greater than 70 international locations will signal hospital-to-hospital, country-to-country and country-to-hospital MoUs on the ‘Heal In India, Heal By India’ expo to be held in April-Could this 12 months, he stated.
“Once we open a dispensary, we additionally want medical doctors. Eight years in the past, India had 51,000 MBBS seats. As we speak, we’ve got 1,00,226 under-graduate seats, and post-graduate seats grew from 34,000 to 64,000,” the minister stated.
“We have now set a goal to make the variety of MBBS UG and PG seats equal so that every one our medical doctors get the chance to enrol in PG programs and get the very best healthcare schooling,” he added.
Underneath the ‘Heal in India’ initiative, the plan is to “invite the world to India” and provide “inexpensive and high quality healthcare, wellness and conventional medication,” the minister stated.
The method has begun and Gujarat is the very best vacation spot for medical journey, stated Mandaviya.
“If you wish to work within the well being sector and wish to construct hospital chains, then I wish to provide you with assured enterprise. When you have a 50-100 mattress hospital and get affiliated to Ayushman Bharat, you’ll get assured enterprise and alternative to serve the general public. If you wish to run it commercially, you are able to do so below the Ayushman Bharat scheme,” he stated.
Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel stated whereas India has efficiently come out of the shadows of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are better challenges forward within the healthcare sector as a result of rising burden of non-communicable illnesses equivalent to most cancers, coronary heart illness and diabetes.
“The best way ahead is to supply modern options that are additionally cost-effective and may be availed of by all sections of society,” he stated.
Dr Anupam Sibal, president of GAPIO, stated it supplies a platform to Indian-origin medical doctors practising wherever on the earth to share their data and change concepts.