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My Story Session by Successful Innovators

Mr. Mohammed Shahnawaz, Co-Founder Khushi Baby
The journey began at IIHMR, 96 camps selected, 305 backers and future health systems gave funding and supported. Khushi Baby received good support from UNICEF and brief funding was done to upscale the trial in 5 Udaipur districts. First basic dashboard was created and Khushi baby attended incubation at San Francisco for a week. Prototype was designed, slides were shown as printout to audience, backend architecture was designed at initial stage.
Gavi provides vaccination to 70 countries and Khushi baby team got selected in 2016 for funding. They started hiring using this funding. They received India blazer award, 1st reward received in Rajasthan and then second for technology. Mob iSOFT and Idemia were used for biometric support and provided labs for field work intervention. Application training was done, in Summer 2017- ANMs used biometrics for mother's authentication, KB necklace stored the biometric and the live thumbprint was taken to match the records. GenH came in 2018,Khushi Baby was medal winner by GenH challenge and helped hire more talent and this was done by John Hopkins.
Post Covid 19,they developed WhatsApp chatbot to have regular interaction with govt, made 1 lakh+ masks and N 95 respirators. They are responsible for chief minister's information system for health census delivery of Arogya Setu app. Funding as 17.5 crs budget sanctioned by central MOHFW to scale up RMNCH platform.
They got designated as nodal technical team. GIS based decision support tools for admin across health programs were used. Sticker on Mamta card to access all health records was provided by them and ASMAN modules as monitoring tools within CHIP medical officer module for delivery management was used . Facial biometric module capture- for covid 19 for digital health census was done. Using and learning AI support from Google for our project for better understanding of high-risk management was the base.
Yash Bansal, Founder of de9toDecisions are not good or bad, it's just the result. He has tried 70 odd business, coming from a Bansal family. Humble, grounded, keep emotions at place, customers are next to gods are some of the learnings from him. From IP University he did BBA and in 2011, he completed MBA. He quoted that adapt technology and use it wisely to ease your work. AR VR, block chain, robotics is the next big thing. He discussed that identifying and researching, utilizing your resources wisely as we all have access to internet 24*7 are some of the key areas to focus upon .Entrepreneurship can be learnt, Zomato, cred companies are doing good, their founders might not know how technology works but kills can always be learnt. More you get exposed to environment; more you learn. Dental camps are launched in Gurgaon providing services like tooth cleaning. Some points he reflected on are as follows:

  • Building an online platform for dentistry.
  • Website launch on 1st December.
  • Paperwork, legal documents, it's a business.
  • Connections to NGO, doing philanthropy things.
  • Girls are now seen equally with media and technology.
  • Patient management is in process.

My Story Session on Dawaa Dost, An Innovative Business Model

Life is not easy, and it becomes more challenging when one travels the road less taken by. Entrepreneurship is one such road where people who think out of the box is the only one to take it to mark their presence and leave the footsteps for many others to follow. Mr. Amit Chaudhary shares a story similar to how a decision changed his outlook of life and brought him achievements and success. At one point, the courage and the battles he led himself through are inspirational for students who think they can change humanity's perception towards different entities.
Amit Choudhary is the Founder & CEO of Dawaa Dost began his session by asking how 100 billion Dollar company can be created? He was so inspired by the CSR work done by his elder brother that he left his job to set up a socially responsible company, Dawaa Dost, to take the idea nationally. Mr. Amit Chaudhary started with his vision to make a real impact on the lives of people by providing quality medicines at affordable prices. He motivated the students by his own journey to build India’s fastest growing Affordable Pharmacy chain to help people save between 50-80% of their medicine bills. He also discussed the three challenges i.e., availability, affordability and awareness that Dawaa Dost is trying to solve. His focus area was making everyone understand the objective behind Dawaa Dost to provide branded and affordable medicines of renowned brands to the masses and also to provide accessible, affordable and credible generic medicines to every citizen in all parts of India. The speaker briefed about their mission to make healthcare affordable by reducing the medicine bills by Rs 1000 crores in 5 years. Students were awestruck by listening to his story and they had many questions to ask. Mr. Amit also offered placement and internship opportunities to students

My Story Session on Being a Job Seeker to Job Creator

Dr. Archna Mishra started with her own journey of starting up her own venture EShipdreamer, a startup to cater to budding entrepreneurs and dreamers. The key discussion areas of the session were how to empower oneself to become a job provider and the steps are ignite, involve, innovate and inspire. She shared the story of a girl who started Kayaking and got lost in the sea, a group of sailors spotted her and decided to make her the Queen for one year. In the whole journey, her wisdom made her the Queen for the next Island also. She further added the reasons why people fail when they start a business and how to start a startup. A group activity was conducted by her to ideate upon any one problem in the healthcare industry. She discussed a few points before having an idea and they are our team, our product’s viability, whom to approach for funds, and whether we have enough funds to get the blueprint into reality.
In the end she shared the story of India’s Menstruation Man who started his own business of making cheaper sanitary pads; with this example, she wanted to explain the importance of how to check your product viability. She further concluded the session by explaining small business financing and crowdfunding business models to explain the funding stage of the product ideation process. It was a highly motivating session for the students.

IIC and E-Cell orientation program

The IIC and E-Cell orientation program for the newly admitted Post Graduate students of 1st and 2nd Year was organised on 31st August 2021 from 05.30 PM-06.30 PM. Students were introduced to the CIIE and the E-Cell of IIHMR with an agenda to create and support an innovative ecosystem in the IIHMR Campus. The Guest Faculty was Dr.Sheenu Jain who motivated the students to be a part of E-Cell to cultivate purpose-driven innovators and entrepreneurs that have mindset and ability to bring disruptive change in India.
The objectives of CIIE were explained to everyone with a motive to teach entrepreneurial skills to the people and development of thought processes linked with societal benefits. The students were being introduced with the roles and responsibilities of an E-Leader and an E-Member and also mentioned the various activities and events that have been conducted by CIIE so far in 2020-2021 such as IIHMR Emergency Startup Incubation Bootcamp,HealthNext 2021:A Global Health and Innovation Conference.The future plans and benefits were also being explained to the students to make them understand their contribution in building and supporting a culture of Enterprise in Health Management Space.

IIHMRU in collaboration with Indian Observer Post launches

IIHMRU in collaboration with Indian Observer Post launches Unique and the very first initiative in India and Germany to support startups inviting Indian and German startups to pitch before the Jury.
Under Indo-German Startup Review Program 2021, the objective was to review the startups to determine their scalability and sustainability (financial as well as operational),to determine top 3 startups, connect the Top-3 startups with relevant industry organizations, government departments and business organizations. This program acted as a pilot program to understand and develop the further scalability model for such inter-country startup review programs. For the same, a round table conference was also planned to chart out the further course of action after this review program.

FDP on Digital marketing

Digital marketing is an exciting area of marketing practice. In the program, specific topics on Digital Marketing was covered. First, establish habits for keeping up to date on emerging digital technologies relevant to business and to marketing. Second, rise to the challenge of developing strategy to guide tactics. Third, identify data sources that allow you to define and track performance indicators for your digital marketing activities. The program was designed to get the faculty to think like a digital marketing professional, and to give experience with industry-relevant hands-on assignments and exercises. Digital Marketing 5-Days AICTE sponsored workshop was conducted from 26th to 30th July 2021 in which around 200 participants from different parts of the country registered and 124 participants fully attended the program.
The objectives were to learn the dynamics and latest trends in digital marketing, develop a comprehensive digital marketing strategy and its application, learn through doing how to use new media such as mobile, search and social networking, learn the measurement techniques used in evaluating digital marketing efforts and to learn and understand the ethical and legislation impact on digital marketing.

Grand Health Innovation Challenge

IIHMR university has organized the Grand Health Innovation Challenge, under the able leadership of Dr. P R Sodani, President IIHMR University and under the guidance of Dr. Shiv Tripathi, Dean-Trainings IIHMR University to support and incubate innovative solutions to solve the most pressing problems of mankind during covid19 crisis across the globe.
While understanding the urgency to channelize business ideas, productize innovative solutions, concretize business plans and productive prototypes to bring life back on track during and post Covid19 crisis, it is more than necessary to create solutions and empower problem solvers. Also, there is a rising demand for healthcare and its allied services in India now. Under the Grand Health Innovation Challenge, we invited entities / individuals to share their innovative business solutions under selected categories like Telehealth and Telemedicine,mHealth,Billing and FinTech, Medical Tourism, Wellness and Organic Products,etc.Total 3 winners were selected and they got direct entry into One Year Long UGC approved PG Diploma in Health Entrepreneurship.

How to become a 21st Century Health Startup

The pandemic has burdened the whole healthcare ecosystem, which has pushed us to build and develop innovative solutions to overcome this crisis. The webinar addressed the most pressing problems in the healthcare domain during the COVID-19 pandemic. The key areas of discussion in the webinar included the advantage of being a health start-up, validating the business without building the product, funding opportunities for start-ups, to understand health-tech start-ups in India in the broad categories of pharmacy, home healthcare, diagnostics, biotech, and the real red flags to keep in mind is. With a lack of infrastructure, uneven doctor-patient ratio, increasing demand for healthcare services, the talk also focused on rethinking how healthcare start-ups across the globe function. The start-ups in the healthcare domain are reimagining solutions offered by them. Technology innovation with advanced data analytics capabilities is a critical enabler in this healthcare domain as we build consistent and reliable solutions at scale.

The Future of Healthcare: The Role Digital Health Will Play In The Post Pandemic Healthcare Landscape

According to IBEF - The Indian healthcare sector has adopted digital transformation to improve quality and accessibility. The digital healthcare market in India stood at US$ 116.61 billion in 2018 and is expected to increase at a CAGR of 27.41% to US$ 485.43 billion by 2024.
Increasing importance of digital health and technologies has fuelled capital investments. The speaker shared how Medix has changed the initial diagnosis in 20% of the cases and improved treatment in 43% of the cases; by doing so, Medix provide its customers with a fast track solution to the right diagnosis and optimised treatment. Expenditure on Health as percentage of GDP will eventually reach global average up to 15%.
While there have been articles about the future of healthcare for the past few years,the COVID-19 pandemic caused healthcare organizations to rapidly adjust to clinical resources and financial challenges.

Marketing in Healthcare

The aim of the Webinar is to get a perspective about Marketing in Healthcare . Webinar conducted with an aim of knowing the essential ingredients of crafting healthcare marketing strategy , Social media strategy to attract new patients,management of reputation online and some of the best practices to attract, convert, and retain patients.
Dr Sinha started with briefing us about B2B ands B2C in healthcare and the services provided are IT/Tech, Research, Education, Advisory, Manpower , Financing, Insurance and Public Policy. He shared in depth the key characteristics like Power Distance, Trust, Deficit, unsought product economic burden, unwholesome demand, decision postponement, consumption to lifestyle etc.
Dr Sinha briefed about Route to Value Goes through Customer Experience. Trust, service quality, loyalty, customer centricity are included in it.
Further on he gave insight about corporate objectives that are ignite the emotional attachment to our customer, engage and inspire partner, create innovating growth platform worthy for business, be an undisputed authority, be committed to communities, provide extraordinary services are some objectives to be fulfilled by corporates.

IIHMR Emergency Startup Incubation Bootcamp 2021

This initiative, ' IIHMR Emergency Startup Incubation Bootcamp 2021' has been designed to support and incubate some of the most competitive startups which are bringing disruptive innovation to solve the most pressing problems of mankind during COVID-19 crisis across the globe. Fifty best startups shall get a chance to be featured in the 'Idea-Book' and the logos of their affiliated organizations/ universities/companies, which will be shared across all Commonwealth countries through their Indian Embassies. Experts across domains and coming from various parts of the country will conduct the workshop.
The key takeaways from the 'IIHMR Emergency Startup Incubation Bootcamp 2021' are: Best 2 startups will receive fully sponsored enrollment in IIHMR PG-Diploma in Health Entrepreneurship program (based on selection and eligibility). In addition, the best 10 startups will have access to the fully sponsored 'IIHMR Emergency Startup Incubation Bootcamp 2021' by IIHMR Incubator (if selected). The best 20 startups will also have access to curated pitching sessions with investors, industry experts, startup mentors, and representatives from the Government Departments.

Online Women Entrepreneurship Development Programme (WEDP)

Majority of the women face problems while dealing with the management of business and its other aspects like managing clients, communications, funding opportunities, credit applications, marketing of the business (products/services) etc. Access to better advisory and training would help women that are behind the small-scale family-owned businesses and others who are willing to start their own business.WEDP was conducted with the help of well-trained experts. In this programme, women trainees identified right business idea for them, steps to follow, and develop necessary knowledge and skills to evaluate and run a business. With the Inputs provided in the In each WEDP 25-30 potential entrepreneurs having degree/diploma in S&T were trained through a structured training programme of 6 weeks duration. Trainees were selected based on the information provided in google registration form and personal interview to assess their potential of becoming entrepreneur. During the training period, participants also got to know the intricacies of how to start and manage an enterprise. At the end they were assisted in preparing a detailed business plan.form of Knowledge, Information and Experience sharing, the participants were able to conceive ideas, develop the idea into a product/ service, evaluate the project and implement the entrepreneurial venture.

Pharmacovigilance- Career Option

Pharmacovigilance is considered as a career with well-defined structure which eventually helps in a constant growth in terms of both career and economy. The session was being organised with a motive to encourage everyone towards Pharmacovigilance as a career option and how pharmacovigilance is considered to be one of the best career options for life science and pharmacy graduates.

Design Thinking for Healthcare Managers and Leaders

A Certificate course was being designed by CIIE where the Guest Speakers were Ms. Meenakshi Babu and Mr. Babu Vittal who strongly focussed on the benefits and objectives of Design Thinking and motivated everyone on the same. The key takeaways were that design thinking is a nonlinear, iterative process used by teams to consider customers, question assumptions, redefine issues and prototype and validate uncreative innovation solutions. It’s a five stepped process which guides businesses towards user-centric innovations. Innovation is the driving power of entrepreneurs. And as a result of this importance of innovation in entrepreneurship, a big place for design thinking is reserved in the lives of all startup enthusiasts, innovators, and visionaries.

3D Printing in Health Care: Bio Printing Surgical Guides, Implants, Models and Drug Formulation

The session started with the explaination about USI3DT,an initiative started by President Obama “American Makers”. It was initiated with a motive to impart education to students as well as professionals from various industries about 3D technology so as to match the need and demand of the future era. The speaker educated further on by educating that the term 3D printing covers a host of processes and technology that offer a full spectrum of capabilities for the production of parts and products in different material with non-traditional methods
Further Dr. Ragin spoke about 3 D systems, they are headquartered in Rock Hill, South California, USA is a company that engineers , manufacturers and sell 3D printers.The webinar gave insight about the ways a person can move forward in the field and the opportunities future has in store for those who are planning to pursue the field further.
In healthcare, 3D bioprinting is used to create living human cells or tissue for use in regenerative medicine and tissue engineering.3D printing is also used to manufacture precision and personalized pharmaceuticals'.At last Dr. Ragin explained the application pf 3D bioprinting in current scenario by highlighting its application in skin, bone, vascular grafts, tracheal splints, heart tissue and cartilage. The advantages are it is potential for accurate cell distribution and high resolution cell deposition, scalability and cost effectiveness.

IIC Orientation Session

In the Orientation session students were introduced to the CIIE and the E-Cell of IIHMR with an agenda to create and support an innovative ecosystem in the IIHMR Campus.
The orientation began with a Welcome note by the E-Leaders and Student Anchors .The objectives of CIIE were explained to everyone with a motive to teach entrepreneurial skills to the people and development of thought processes linked with societal benefits. The students were being introduced with the roles and responsibilities of an E-Leader and an E-Member and also mentioned the various activities and events that have been conducted by CIIE so far.The future plans and benefits were also being explained to the students to make them understand their contribution in building and supporting a culture of Enterprise in Health Management Space.
The Guest Faculty was Dr.Sheenu Jain,Innovation Ambassador and Chair-CIIE who addressed the Students and under whose guidance the Orientation Session ended on a good note.She motivated the students to be a part of E-Cell to cultivate purpose-driven innovators and entrepreneurs that have mindset and ability to bring disruptive change in India.Students were allowed to raise their queries related to E-Cell and the same were being answered by the Udgam Team of IIHMR. The session ended with a skill development activity that was being conducted by the E-leaders to guess the firm through the tagline. The objective of conducting the activity was to create awareness about the surroundings and to check the knowledge related to the same.

A Confluence of Healthcare Disruptions & Innovations takes Centre stage at IIHMR University’s HealthNext 2021

On January 11, the virtual conference was started with the intention of highlighting a practitioner’s perspective on Healthcare Innovations. Today, we are facing a global health pandemic, a cultural crisis. The Conference agenda had stale panels, no recycled content and no fluff. The session included discussion on overcoming world healthcare challenges and building a better future through technology and innovation in health. It was aimed at a fresh approach to how the future will impact us. Amidst health leaders and experts, entrepreneurs and plenty of networking opportunities, human decisions and collaborations are central to challenge the possibilities and enable technology to realise its full potential.
The Conference was a fresh approach to how the future will impact us featuring health leaders and experts, startup experts, plenty of networking opportunities, and much more. The agenda was full of significant announcements and debates from the most important companies,CEO’s,policymakers,and other significant figures reshaping the health industry today.

My Story Session

The session was based on the inspiring journey of Ms. Pooja Dugar and Ms. Shipra Bhutani who are now entrepreneurs and are motivating others to excel in the same by sharing their own success story in their respective areas.

Intellectual Property Rights for Start Ups

IIHMR University conducted a very timely and relevant online Master Class on “Intellectual Property Rights for Start Ups” on Saturday, March 6, 2021, from 4 pm onwards. A very important aspect, which is often overlooked by most Start-ups, is the need to look at Intellectual Property not only as a matter of compliance but also as a matter of creation of an asset. It was a meaningful discussion on the relevance of Intellectual Property Rights for the growth of Start-ups in India from renowned IPR Expert Dr. Prachi Chopra, President, Delhi Innovation Council Woman’s Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Dr. P R Sodani, President (Officiating), IIHMR University, Jaipur, presented the welcome address. Dr. Sheenu Jain Assistant Professor, IIHMR University, Jaipur, moderated the session on March 6, 2021 from 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

A journey from being Dentist to Enterpreneur

IIHMR is back with another inspiring session of a Dentist who is now an Entrepreneur. Know the journey of Dr. Vinod Singh who is presently COO of Medapp as well as founder & consultant at Hospitech Healthcare Consultancy.

Future Landscape Of Healthcare And Tech Startup's

In the session on Future Landscape of Healthcare and Tech Start-Ups, the respective speakers mostly gave their views on how they evolved themselves and initiated their thoughts into fruitful organizations. As both the speakers are coming from a technological background, they ventured into the world of tech start-ups. They gave us a brief overview of how significant cybersecurity in hospitals and healthcare centers and how ABI has the digital platform running the largest network of labs and providers in India.

Health Next: Future Landscape of Prescription & Pharmacy

Healthcare development is the quintessential amongst all other innovations, for our wellbeing. But in this fast-paced world where even new innovations become obsolete in no time. IIHMR proudly emerges out as the flagbearer of futuristic healthcare. This webinar on Health next: Future Landscape of Prescription and pharmacy is one such step.

E-Leaders Capacity Building Workshop (Sessiopn 2)- Leadership Styles

The aim of talking about leadership was to make the E-leaders aware of what a leader does and help them get a perspective about the leadership styles, which our speaker explained with JIM COLLINS work (2001) 11 firms transition 'Good to Great.' The core objective was to make E-Leaders ponder upon how one can inculcate the qualities a good leader possesses and at the same time keep practicality in mind. The various leadership levels were explained, throwing light on how difficult it is to attain an Executive position in hierarchy levels.

Health Next: Future Of Innovation And Entrepreneurship for Health Startup

Healthcare innovation has never been more prevalent than it is today. There is a considerable capacity in technology to improve the health and quality of life of all citizens. What is ringing out like a bell is that there is a clear need for better focus from individuals and policymakers establishing focus towards innovation through start-ups. The capacity for innovation is demonstrated day after day and month after month in breakthroughs such as vaccines, molecular diagnostics, immunotherapies, drug delivery systems, robotic surgery, medical devices and procedures, and data analytic systems. There is immense scope for start-ups in healthcare as medicine is expected to transform at an exponential rate in the next ten years, what is not achieved in the last two decades with the introduction of Artificial Intelligence in the Healthcare market.

E- Leader Capacity Building Workshop

The workshop was highly persuasive, instilling effective team management for the team leaders and ways to become a significant team player and excel as a team. The discussion was followed by Q & A session, which came up with questions asked by the participants on practical negotiation skills as an entrepreneur, conflict management in a team, and ways to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Ruarl is Now

The points discussed in the webinar are areas of opportunities for youngsters in rural India. Is rural soon going to become the next urban? Myths associated with the rural market Role of women in rural India in coming times Is rural needs to be more glamorous for young Indian students who wish to have their career in rural India? The webinar answered these questions in detail.

Demsifying Rural Marketing: During Covid Times

This webinar has thrown light upon the nuances of Rural Marketing. Rural India is a vast ecosystem. Nearly 70% of the population lives in villages, making Rural India a nearly 900 mn consumer market. This sheer size makes it an important target segment for marketers, both Indian and multinational. Besides the private sector, cooperatives, development agencies, and government entities are also deeply involved in understanding this segment from a marketing perspective. Rural Marketing is not without its peculiarities and challenges; however, the complexity has only increased due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Workshop on Launch Your Micro Start-Up In 3 Months

The workshop taught how to think about ideas and evaluate the next big opportunity, validate your product idea, and create value for your customers, which was well received by the start-up entrepreneurs.

Decoding: Vocal About Local

This high-impact webinar's main discussion revolved around the revivalism of the Made in India movement in a new Avtar. Could we call it 'by local for local'? What is the importance of local manufacturing, local market, and local supply chain? Do you think there are brands in India which are more ubiquitous and local in its presence in India than in their parent countries? Do you think it is only a branding strategy, or they really connect to local realities? Is it required not only to buy local products but also to promote them proudly? Do you think such movement and campaigns bound to make for traction and action? Local has fulfilled our demands in the time of crisis. How do we nurture it? Are we expecting to see multinational brands scurrying into counter plans? In today's globalized world, how can we promote meaningful local engagements without being anti-global?


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