State Focus Group Dialogue (BRCC)

CUTS International and Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of West Bengal, are jointly organising a State Focus Group Dialogue under the Project titled “Business Regulation and Corporate Conduct (BRCC)” on 14th September, 2012 at Hyatt Regency, Kolkata. The project has sectoral focus on Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Sectors and aims to delve into the interplays between business regulation and corporate conduct and raise awareness thereof.

The Focus Group Dialogue will share the field research findings from Private Hospitals, Pharmaceutical Companies, Medical representatives, Regulators, Government officials, Industry collectives/associations, Community members and also from that of Prescription Audit for both Private Healthcare and Pharmaceutical sectors in West Bengal.

A Multi-Stakeholder Panel Discussion is part of the agenda of the workshop. The discussions will be enriched by participation from policy makers, regulators, industry associations, civil society organisations and experts. The speakers and panellists include Ms. Sanghamitra Ghosh, Managing Director, West Bengal Medical Services Corporation Ltd., GoWB, Prof. Krishnangshu Roy, Director, Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine, Dr. Ramdayal Dubey, Presdient, IMA, Dr. Ayanabh Debgupta, CEO, Projects & Consultancy, Medica Hospitals and others. There will be participation from Department of Health & Family Welfare, Department of Environment, Directorate of Drug Control, Indian Pharmacist Association, Association for Hospitals in Eastern India, Small Scale Drug Manufacturers’ Action Committee, West Bengal Medical Representatives Union, et al.