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CNBC-TV18’s eighth edition of India Healthcare and Wellness Awards to be held in Mumbai

In partnership with ICICI Lombard and IMRB (market research agency) as knowledge partner, the business news channel will honour professionals from the healthcare and wellness industry

CNBC-TV18, the English business news channel along with ICICI Lombard, has announced the eighth edition of the ‘Indian Healthcare and Wellness Awards’. The awards will felicitate the best of medical and wellness service providers in the industry. The event will serve as a platform that brings together leaders from private and government organisations, policy makers, dignitaries from sector affiliates as well as some of the respected names from the healthcare fraternity.

The 2018 edition of the event is scheduled to take place on June 21 at The Grand Hyatt, Mumbai.

The ceremony will also recognise and celebrate high-achievers in the wellness segment. Over 3,000 hospitals have sent in their nominations this year. The awards will also host a prestigious jury panel comprising top names in the sector.

Market research agency IMRB has joined hands with the property as the knowledge partner. Through their expertise as well as extensive field work carried out in keeping with scientific methodology that captures consumers’ ratings and doctors’ ratings, leading names for the jury panel have been shortlisted. The esteemed jury comprises Kewal Handa, Chairman, Medybiz Pharma; DG Shah, Secretary General, Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance; A Vaidheesh, MD & VP, South Asia, GSK Pharmaceutical; and Dr Sudarshan Ballal, Chairman & Medical Director, Manipal Health Enterprise. Special invitees Dr Daniel Kraft, MD, Faculty Chair of Medicine & Neuroscience, Singularity University & Founder and Chair Exponential Medicine, San Francisco, USA, will be present.

A new category under the wellness segment has been added this year and the jury members for it include Ryan Fernando, Chief Nutritionist, QUA Nutrition; Pooja Makhija, Nutritionist; Dr Shikha Sharma, Nutritionist; and Leena Mogre, Nutritionist.

Joy Chakraborthy from CNBC-TV18 said, “With each edition of the ‘Indian healthcare and Wellness Awards’, we hope to recognise and felicitate the change makers and innovators of the medical as well as healthcare community. The industry’s growth can be attributed to the visionaries who have brought about revolutionary changes and gone beyond the conventions of general healthcare and medical facilities. And with the awards we hope to provide a platform for these influential change makers to be acknowledged for their efforts towards the growth of the industry. We are also excited to share that this year’s award categories will cover Centre of Excellence, General Service, Tertiary Care Hospitals and their work, which will be recognised under the wellness segment.”

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