Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare and Ms. Alisha Moopen – Deputy Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare met Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, Hon’ble Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Chemicals & Fertilizers – India, to discuss various measures to strengthen India’s healthcare sector. Visiting to attend the India Global Forum 2022 in UAE, the Union Health Minister of India joined the meeting alongside Hon. Joint Secretary of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare – Mr. Lav Agarwal; H.E Sunjay Sudhir – Ambassador of India to UAE; and Dr. Aman Puri - Hon. Consul General of India in Dubai, key business leaders and delegates from UAE.
Dr. Azad Moopen, who is also the Director of NORKA (Non-Resident Keralite's Affairs), discussed the plight of low income NRIs regarding major illnesses after their retirement and return to India. For this, he presented a letter of consideration to the Health Minister with a request to consider 2 schemes, namely Inclusion of NRIs in Ayushman Bharat (PM-JAY) and Participatory Insurance for NRI Returnees.