Exhibition concludes on successful note

A two-day exhibition, ‘Best of Indian Healthcare Expo 2019’ was organized by the Embassy of India in Kuwait, in association with the Indian Doctors’ Forum (IDF), Kuwait Medical Association (KMA), Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), on 17-18 March, at Hotel Radisson Blu, Kuwait.

The Exhibition witnessed participation of over 20 exhibitors, including leading Indian hospitals and healthcare centers, alternative healthcare providers, wellness centers and prominent medical travel planners from various parts of India, showcasing India’s finest healthcare advancements.

The exhibition was officially inaugurated by Dr. Mustafa Mohammad Ridha, Undersecretary, Ministry of Health, and Dr. Ahmad Thuwaini AlEnizi, President, Kuwait Medical Association. During an impressive inaugural ceremony, Ambassador of India to Kuwait H.E. K. Jeeva Sagar welcomed the distinguished guests comprising officials from various ministries and departments of the Government of Kuwait, Kuwaiti medical and business fraternities, diplomats and several representatives of the Indian Community in Kuwait. During the inauguration, Dr. Ridha, accompanied by the Ambassador of India and other dignitaries, interacted with the exhibitors at the event.  The ambassador said that he was motivated by the human dimension of the health services, which have the potential to deepen and strengthen further the goodwill between the people of the two countries, for organizing this event.

Speaking at the event, Dr. Ridha congratulated the Embassy of India for taking this important initiative of hosting the ‘Best of Indian Healthcare Expo” that offered a very good opportunity for the Kuwaiti medical fraternity for networking, exchanging ideas and familiarizing themselves with the impressive advances made in healthcare domain by India. Extolling the excellent skills and expertise of Indian doctors and the world-class standards achieved by the Indian healthcare services providers, Dr. Ridha added that the people of Kuwait, through this event, were able to get a direct glimpse of a wide range of finest solutions available in India to meet their medical issues.

In his address on the occasion, Dr. Al-Enizi, reflected on his own encounters with the extensive knowledge and experience of Indian doctors working in Kuwait, and expressed the hope that the Expo would open another bridge of cooperation between the two friendly countries.

The keynote address of the evening was delivered by Prof. Srinath Reddy, an eminent cardiologist of global repute and President of Public Health Foundation of India, who spoke about the advancements in Indian healthcare and its extensive comparative advantages, including high accuracy diagnosis, modern technology-based pathology lab facilities, robotic interventions, absence of health insurance impediments etc.

The exhibition, which was open to the public on 17 and 18 March from 10 am to 9pm, generated a tremendous response, with hundreds of people from different walks of life attending the exhibition and utilizing the unique opportunity to witness first-hand the quality of Indian healthcare that was on display, and also to personally interact with some of India’s top doctors and healthcare providers. The visitors engaged in productive one-on-one discussions with the Indian healthcare professionals and many of them expressed keen desire to benefit from the advanced healthcare services on offer in India.

The Embassy of India said it would be happy to provide guidance to Kuwaiti friends seeking Indian healthcare services. In this regard, the contact details of the Commercial Section are: Tel: 22530600, 22530612 (Intercom 211), Email: comsec@indembkwt.gov.in commercial@indembkwt.gov.in

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