swissnex India, Consulate General of Switzerland and Swiss Indian Chamber of Commerce are hosting a lecture by Dr. Devi Shetty on ‘Innovation in Healthcare Delivery’.
Meet the speaker –
Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty, Chairman and Founder, Narayana Health (formerly Narayana Hrudayalaya), is an Indian philanthropist and a cardiac surgeon. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan,in 2012, by the Government of India for his contribution to the field of affordable healthcare.
Dr. Shetty and his team have performed over 119,800 major heart surgeries out of which 40% of the operations were on children. He conceived the idea of micro health insurance to make surgeries affordable to rural families. Dr. Shetty
started the Manipal Heart Foundation at Manipal Hospitals, Bangalore where he performed over 15,000 heart operations.
Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty
Chairman and Founder / Narayana Health