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The Economic Times Best Asian Healthcare Brands 2017 lauded Asian Healthcare brands that have positively impacted the community

The Economic Times Best Asian Healthcare Brands 2017 lauded Asian Healthcare brands that have positively impacted the community


The Economic Times Best Asian Healthcare Brands 2017 lauded Asian Healthcare brands that have positively impacted the community
DUBAI – September 28, 2017:After the successful launch of the first edition of the Best Healthcare Brands in India in 2016, The Economic Timesannounced the Asian edition of the book in Dubai, UAE this year. It was atthe recently concludedETEconomic Times India-UAE Strategic Conclave held at Westin Dubai thatpaved way for an insightful discussions on the opportunities and challenges for Asian healthcare brands came to light.
For the coffee table book, The Economic Times Best Asian Healthcare Brands 2017 was unveiled by H.E. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE’s Cabinet Member and Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development. The initiative was based on conducted a an extensive survey conducted with theirKnowledge Partner, Mena Research Partners, and shortlisted top brands under various segments of healthcare after considering several parameters. These brands were eventually felicitated and featured in the coffee table book which was launched at this summit. During the summit, The ETEconomic Times unraveled the DNA of success of tried to uncover answers as to what sets these brands, and whatapart and what makes these brands truly trustworthy and dependable namesworthy of emulation in the healthcare Industry.

The Asian healthcare market is expected to grow from over $1835 billion in 2016 to over $2660 billion in by 2020. This is mainly due to improvedncreasing access to healthcare facilities due toamidincreasing increased government expenditure and private investments and in addition to government initiatives to that promote medical insurance and foreign investment.,Cumulatively, this has seen a rise thereby boostingin the demand for healthcare services and pharmaceutical products.

Commenting on the significance of the Summitsummit, Deepak Lamba, President, Times Strategic Solutions, said, “The huge population, large economy, and advances in technology make Asia an attractive market for healthcare services. We are excited to explore the dynamic Healthcare sector and analyse its strengths and the challenges on its way.”

Talking about the opportunities for collaboration in the Healthcare Sector between India and UAE, MrDr. Naresh Trehan, Chairman and Managing Director of Medanta, highlighted the advances in healthcare services offered by the hospital to bring the best healthcare services to the doorstep of its to consumer, also underscoring the growth of medical tourism in India by stating that s. He shared that in just seven years Medanta has already established itself as an eminent healthcare facility in India with 15% of hispercent patients coming hail from overseas at any given time.

Later during the special address, winner of highest accolades of Abu Dhabi and India, Award of Abu Dhabi and Padmashrirespectively, Dr. B R Shetty, Founder & Vice Chairman, NMC Healthcare delivered the special address and said, “India is one of the largest capital markets and is very lucrative for investments. We are planning to open up medical universities and hospitals in the urban, rural and tribal areas of the country. We are starting with institutions for Medical, Ayurveda, Siddha and Yuana in Amravati, Delhi, Noida and Varanasi. We are also opening up and American university here in UAE.” Dr. Shetty also encouraged the delegates to invest in UAE.

Later, sharingSome eye-opening statics on Nutrition and Healthcare in Asia were shared by Mr. Anshu Budhraj, CEO, Amway India, talkedwho elaborated on the benefits of about smart healthcare approach.,Highlighting that UAE stood at 84 but India came in at 143where he presented a slide on on the UN’s Sustainable Healthcare Index by UN where UAE was at 84 but India at 143,.Elaborating on these figures,he said, “These statistics raise many questions as we are a nation that is achieving 8-9 percent growth rate every year. Clearly, economic growth and healthcare index may or may not go together. There have to be specific policies, specific investments, and focused approach for this sector to grow. If we increase the life expectancy of one person by 10 percent it would lead to an economic growth of 0.5 percent. That’s how healthcare impacts the economic prosperity of a country”.

He later talked about nutriaceutical, which is about care unlike pharmaceutical which is about cure.
List of winnersThe Asian healthcare brands were felicitated by H.E. Abdullah Al Darmaki, CEO, Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development; H.E Navdeep Singh Suri, Indian High Commissioner to UAE; Suhail Muhammad Ansari, Executive Director, Mubadala Healthcare and H.E Saif Jamal Al Jarwan, Secretary General, UAE International Investors Council in a gala ceremony. Those recognized for their excellenceand covered in this year’s research and coffee table book included:
1. Advance Cells
2. Akums Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
3. Amarantha Ayurveda
4. Asian Institute of Medical Sciences
5. AyurVAID Hospitals
6. Beximco Pharma
7. BigMuscles Nutrition
8. Burjeel Hospital (Abu Dhabi)
9. CIMS Hospital
10. Cipla
11. CryoViva Biotech
12. Dentzz
13. Diagno Labs
14. Dr. Batra’s Healthcare
15. Dr. Reddy’s
16. Dr. Tvacha
17. Dynamic Techno Medicals
18. Envision Scientific
19. Eris Lifesciences
20. FineCure Pharmaceuticals
21. Gleneagles Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
22. Health Assure
23. Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital (Hong Kong)
24. Hoya Surgical Optics
25. Johnson & Johnson
26. Kayam Churna – Sheth Brothers
27. Kovai Medical Center and Hospital
28. Mitra Keluarga Hospital (Indonesia)
29. Mount Elizabeth Hospitals (Singapore)
30. Narayana Health
31. Natural Remedies
32. NMC Healthcare (Dubai)
33. Nobel Biocare
34. Nutrilite
35. Oasis Centre for Reproductive Medicine
36. OPTM Healthcare
37. Parvathy Hospital
38. Sahajanand Medical Technologies
39. Sahyadri Hospitals
40. Singapore General Hospital (Singapore)
41. Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
42. St. Lukes Medical Center (Philippines)
43. Sun Pharmaceutical
44. The Birth Place
45. The University of Tokyo Hospital (Japan)
46. Translumina Therapeutics LLP
47. Trichur Surgicals (Trisco)
48. Vital Imaging Centre
It is only by understanding what makes the finest Asian healthcare brands tick that we can lay down a blueprint for others to emulate and in the process make the world that bit better a place to live in.


About ET Edge:
Times Strategic Solutions Ltd., functional under the brand name ET Edge, is an Economic Times initiative founded to empower multiple industries and segments by sharing critical business knowledge through strategic conferences and summits. Encompassing the Indian business vista, ET Edge strives to bring together visionaries and key leaders on its knowledge platforms to create social and business ecology conducive to the positive changes required by the industry. The main aim of this initiative is to channel global business intelligence through summits and conferences in overarching lectures, hands-on workshops, panels, roundtables and case studies.

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