While one medical devices technology park has been set up in Andhra Pradesh, two more will come up in Gujarat and Delhi NCR.
This was revealed by Prof Balram Bhargava, secretary to the government of India (department of health research) and director general of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
Speaking at the convocation of the Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar, he cited the example of China’s Shenzhen, where one can go with a design and can get a finished product within 24 hours.
He underlined on on affordable devices analogous to generic medicines and shared the examples of ICMR’s collaboration with national and international organizations to develop medical products that are indigenous, efficient and cost-effective.
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