New Delhi : Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in collaboration with Times Higher Education will be conducting THE University Impact Forum Asia – Unlocking Equitable Healthcare virtually on Thursday, 20th January 2022, 2 p.m (IST) onwards.
The one-day online forum supported by Amrita Hospital will concentrate on the urgency of making universal healthcare non-negotiable, creating an international standard for vaccine equity and how the other SDGs like poverty and zero-hunger while complementing advancement of SDG3 for good health. The forum will also focus on ways to combat the climate emergency to mitigate impact of environment on public health and cultivate more robust health networks within vulnerable communities.
Speaking about the event Dr. Prem Nair, Provost, Health Sciences, Amrita University said, “The THE Impact forum to be held in association with Amrita University will definitely provide the necessary platform to discuss the changing trends in healthcare delivery, education and research. This will provide the much-needed opportunity during these pandemic times for the industry, academia and researchers to interact and discuss wider issues for strategically planning the course of action and thereby achieving stated targets to reach the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.”
THE Amrita University Impact forum will have a host of speakers from across the world including Mr. David Wilson, Programme Director for Health, Nutrition and Population practice, World Bank Group; Dr. Narendra Arora, Executive Director International Clinical Epidemiology Network; Mr. Phil Baty, Chief Knowledge Officer, THE; Prof. K. Srinath Reddy, President, Public Health Foundation of India; Dr. Kathy Jenkins, Professor, Harvard Medical School; Dr. Prem Nair, Provost, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham; Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Provost- Strategic initiatives, research and innovation, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham; Dr. Sanjeev K Singh, Resident Medical Director, Amrita Hospitals, Faridabad; Dr. Krishna Kumar, Head and Professor of the Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Amrita Hospital; Mr. Duncan Ross, Chief data officer, THE and Dr. Suvanand Sahu, Deputy Executive Director, Stop TB Partnership.
This forum will also provide exclusive insight into the metrics and methodology behind THE Impact Rankings.
For registration, please visit https://amrita.edu/event/unlocking-equitable-healthcare/