The release of the report was followed by a panel discussion featuring eminent thinkers including Dr Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament – Lok Sabha and Former Minister of State for HRD and External Affairs, Shri. Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao (KTR), Hon’ble Minister for IT, Industries, Mining, NRI Affairs & Urban Development, Government of Telangana, Dr C P Thakur, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha and Former Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Secretary DHR, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare & Director General ICMR, Dr Shailesh Ayyangar, President OPPI & Managing Director & Vice President South Asia, Sanofi.
Releasing the report Minister KTR said, “Availability, accessibility and affordability are the three mantras for healthcare. We are working with all the stakeholders towards realizing vision of healthy India. As the youngest state, not burdened by legacy, we are forging partnerships with private players and want to lay emphasis on innovation. I do believe this initiative by OPPI augurs well for a new state like ours. We are willing to partner with OPPI and work towards “Healthcare for All”.