CII, USIBC Join Hands for a 'Healthy India'
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The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the US–India Business Council (USIBC) announced a joint partnership in the field of healthcare under the banner “Coalition for Healthy India”.
Announcing the partnership here, CII Director Chandrajit Banerjee said, “CII and the US–India Business Council have long collaborated to support healthcare improvements in India. Today, we’re proud to announce an exclusive partnership in the form of a joint CII–USIBC Healthcare Task Force.”
The basic aim of this partnership will be to encourage research and development that brings innovative new products to the masses, reports IANS.
“Our aim is to ensure that Indian patients have access to the latest and best treatments and cures,” Banerjee said on the sidelines of CII’s sixth annual healthcare summit.
The prime focus for this coalition will be to involve various stakeholders to raise the standard of care, development of new treatments and cures, ensuring access and affordability, and getting medicines to patients here.
07 November 2009
New Delhi, India