Rajendra P Gupta nominated on the World Economic Forum’s Global Advisory Council
Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, The World Economic Forum has nominated noted Healthcare expert Rajendra Pratap Gupta, President, Disease Management Association of India (DMAI) to the Global Agenda Council on Digital Health of the World Economic Forum.
The World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Councils make up the world’s foremost intellectual network, convening the most relevant and knowledgeable thought leaders from business, government, academia and civil society to address key global issues. Serving as a global brain trust, insights and recommendations from the Councils not only help inform the Forum’s programming, including at the Annual Meeting in Davos, but also set the direction for global, regional and industry agendas.
Given Gupta’s expertise and thought leadership on issues related to healthcare reforms and public policy, he has been nominated as a Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Digital Health. As part of the Council, he will identify breakthrough ideas and new pathways to advance critical issues and ensure progress is made on the global agenda.
The Global Agenda Councils, invitation-only groups comprised of 15-20 members. Council Members meet virtually at least four times a year, as well as at the Summit on the Global Agenda, the world’s largest brainstorming meeting exclusively reserved for Global Agenda Council Members. This year’s Summit will be held on 12-14 November 2012 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The World Economic Forum is by far the most coveted forum for influential leaders that include Dr Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister, India; Pranab Mukherjee, Finance Minister, India; Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of India, Mukesh & Anil Ambani, Rahul Bajaj besides others. World Economic Forum has gained more prominence due to the current global economic scenario.
Gupta has been an invitee to various government bodies in India & internationally like the United Nations on many occasions for issues related to Global healthcare and public policy.