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India was world's No. 1 in handling Covid: Apollo Hospitals founder

In a Q&A, Prathap Chandra Reddy talks about the need to focus on medical tourism and medical education to meet the demand of 18 million professionals in the sector by 2030

Prathap Chandra Reddy, Founder and Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group (Photo credit: Pratap Vinayagam)
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Prathap Chandra Reddy, Founder and Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group (Photo credit: Pratap Vinayagam)

Shine Jacob Chennai
With India’s healthcare sector in a pandemic-induced transformation mode, Prathap Chandra Reddy, Founder and Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group, believes the country should focus more on technology in its road ahead. In an interview with Shine Jacob, he talks about the need to focus on medical tourism and medical education to meet the demand of 18 million professionals in the sector by 2030.

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1. How do you evaluate the Indian healthcare sector’s performance during the pandemic?

The pandemic certainly brought in some amount of attention for individuals on their health. This is clearly proven. It increased awareness. The government

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First Published: Mar 19 2023 | 2:29 PM IST

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