Mr. Jayesh Ranjan, IAS and Advisor for IT Government of Telangana, addressed the delegation at the ATCG Life Knowledge Meet on October 29th, 2022, at Hotel Daspalla. He spoke about the need for medical institutions like Yashoda, AIG, and CARE Hospitals to take the initiative to guide the industry. He also discussed the challenges for upcoming and approved therapies in terms of manufacturing, supply chain, regulatory, reimbursement, and market accessibility, as well as the need for all stakeholders to work together to build world-class infrastructure and capabilities in order to accelerate the development and commercialization of new-age curative therapies.
He also spoke about the Telangana government’s plan to start Center of Excellence for Genomic Medicine, which will provide affordable and transformative genetic-based therapies not only to the region but to the entire world in the long run.
Citizen Health Profiling
Mr. Ranjan also mentioned how Hyderabad has the best business-friendly policies and the start of citizen health profiling to encourage genomic medicine. He also said that the government is fully supportive of genomic medicine and the advancement of healthcare in the state, eventually becoming a role model for the country.
He also stated how happy he was that individual medical institutions are collectively working on issues pertaining to personalized medicine and gene therapy, which is the ideal approach for treatment and care, which will also play an important role in the upcoming Center of Excellence.
He also expressed his pleasure at seeing various experts’ participation and discussion in this event. He also invited people to participate and provide feedback once the Center of Excellence concept paper was released.