Posted on : June 11, 2018

The School of Policy and Governance (SPG) announced the opening of registrations for its executive program that will be held in Delhi on 28th and 29th June 2018. This exclusive program on “Building a Healthcare Policy Ecosystem” in India will see experts from the health community, representatives of the government and digital world come together for the first time on the same platform to give out learnings and engage with students on how one can help build the right healthcare policy ecosystem in India.

The two-day executive education program in India has been launched in partnership with the University
of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney. The School of Policy and Governance aims to create and prepare
leaders in the developing world to solve public problems.

This executive program will see highly acclaimed practitioners in the medical, health and other allied
spaces from India and around the world. Some of the names include Dr Jitendra Sharma, CEO of
Medtech Zone Andhra Pradesh, Shubho Roy, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy , Rajmohan
Panda, Senior Specialist, Health Systems Research and Policy Evaluation, George Institute India, Dr
Nick Osborne, School of Public Health and Community Medicine University of New South Wales, D
Praveen, Program Head, George Institute India , Dr Bruce Neal, Deputy Executive Director, George
Institute Australia and Kannan Krishnaswamy, Communications Manage ,George Institute.

Commenting on the program, Tanya Spisbah Head, Strategic International Engagement, University
of New South Wales said, “  Healthy policy and healthcare in India is an aspect that has struggled to match the rapid growth and development that the country has seen in other sectors. We are hopeful that with a
program like this we will be able to create the much-needed thought leaders in this space, by creating
awareness and understanding.” Spisbah led the bilateral health agenda resulting in Prime Ministers
Turnbull and Modi exchanging an MoU for Health and Medicine, paving the way for cooperation in
digital health.

As Ruchir Punjabi, Chair, School of Policy and Governance adds, “To build a better world, one needs to have a right ecosystem in society and with that agenda, we’re creating India’s leading graduate institution to prepare leaders to solve public problems. With these executive programs we are aiming to create thinkers for developing sustainable communities across India.”

The two day event series in Delhi will explore a range of topical issues,policy requirements and amendments data that impact global professionals. The program is suitable for health professionals and postgraduate students, policy makers, not-for-profit organisations and digital health industry cohort along with the CSR divisions of companies. Applications close on 22 June 2018.