In this interview, Sanjay Joshi shares the vision and purpose of ZS PRIZE. He talks about the factors that are facilitating disruptions in Indian healthcare and the technologies that are driving healthcare innovation globally.
Business Leader, Former Chairman Microsoft India, Jury Chairman
In a candid chat, Ravi Venkatesan explains the pressing challenges of the Indian healthcare sector and how ZS PRIZE will advance and catalyse innovation here. As a bonus, he shares the criteria for evaluating solutions.
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
Executive Chairperson, Biocon
Here, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw shares the need to deploy technology to address healthcare access and affordability. She mentions about the use of AI for early diagnoses to improve healthcare outcomes, something that all participating teams can take a cue from.
Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals
She describes healthcare in India as, "islands of excellence in an ocean of inadequacy". She names the lack of enough resources and a weak primary healthcare system as the two biggest challenges presently. Listen in, as she talks about the overhaul required to change this scenario.
Dr. Dipak Jain
President (European) CEIBS, Former Dean Kellogg School of Management
Dr. Jain passionately describes the aim of setting up a prize as, 'something that inspires you, excites you and strives you towards excellence'. He adds that ZS PRIZE aspires to do the same in the Indian healthcare domain.
Prof. K. Srinath Reddy
President, Public Health Foundation of India
Talking about the healthcare system, Prof. K. Srinath Reddy, emphasises that Indian healthcare needs frugal innovations to enhance outreach and effectiveness for deeper impact. He adds a very pertinent point here that such innovations should reach as many people as possible to provide as much relief as possible. Further, he talks about interesting aspects on how Artificial Intelligence can benefit the healthcare ecosystem. Watch here.
Vijay Chandru Reddy
Founder, Strand Life Sciences
In this exclusive interview, he talks about how technology is helping making many therapies accessible to all. As part of the ZS PRIZE jury, he explains the aim of the award and how it will be the much needed catalyst for bright innovative ideas in Indian healthcare.
Co-founder and Managing Director of Nexus Venture Partners
Sandeep Singhal addresses several important questions relevant for all participants: What is the opportunity for non-healthcare students and professionals in healthcare? What is the value of the six-week intensive mentorship by ZS leadership?
Dr. Ferzaan Engineer
Co-founder and Chairman, Cytecare Hospitals
For him, there are three clear pain points in the present healthcare system. The first is an acute shortage of trained manpower; second is the absence of good patient data and the third being the need for a modern insurance system. Watch him speak on many critical issues related to healthcare management.
Panel discussion: Transforming India's healthcare with frugal innovation
How can you transform India's healthcare with frugal innovation? India's top healthcare start-up founders and venture capitalists share their insightful ideas in a panel discussion. Speakers:
Jo Aggarwal, Founder and CEO, Wysa
Dr. Taslimarif Saiyed, CEO, C camp
Dr. Geetha Manjunath Founder, CEO and CTO, NIRAMAI
Ashwin Raguraman, Founding Partner, Bharat Innovation Fund