AmCham India Medical Devices Committee Chairman, Mr. Prabal Chakraborty led a delegation of AmCham Medical Devices Committee Members to Dhaka, Bangladesh from May 30-31, 2016. The main purpose of the delegation was to understand the ongoing development in the healthcare sector in Bangladesh and the impact on allied industries like medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare insurance policies.
The delegation met with officials within the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare including the State Minister, DG-Directorate of Drug Administration, DGDA, DG-Health Economics Unit, DG-Central Medicine Stores Department (CMSD), DG-Procurement, Deputy Secretary, Additional Secretary, Joint Secretary and many other government officials from the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. The group also met, over dinner, with the President and Executive Committee members of AmCham Bangladesh.
The 19 membered delegation comprised of participants from members of AmCham Medical Devices Committee like Boston Scientific, BD, Abbott, GE, Varian, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Edwards Life Sciences and St. Jude Medical. From the AmCham secretariat, Mr. Gaurav Mendiratta accompanied the delegation.