GAPIO announces XIV Annual Conference of Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin

16th – 17th March 2024

Leading experts and delegates from 57 countries

50 + National and International speakers

25 + topics

GAPIO Awards

March 15th 2024

Lucknow: The Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (GAPIO), a non-profit organization, and leading association for the Indian medical diaspora is holding its XIV Annual Conference on March 16th – 17th 2024. GAPIO conference has become an important event in the medical calendar where the exchange of knowledge from subject specialists from across the world takes place. This conference will provide an international forum to delegates to share their knowledge and exchange ideas on clinical skill development, Leadership Development, Empowering Women’s Health, Solutions to contemporary health issues and modernizing the approach to delivering healthcare.

More than 500 participants from USA, UK, Australia, Canada, Middle East, Africa, UAE, India and other countries are expected to participate in this conference.

GAPIO awards will be presented to distinguished and young clinicians during the Award function scheduled to be held at 7:00 PM IST on 16th March 2024. Hon’ble Defense Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh will be the Chief Guest and Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Medical Education, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Brajesh Pathak and Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, Shri Sudhanshu Trivedi will be the Guests of Honor.

Three Credit hours has been granted by Uttar Pradesh Medical Council for this conference.

Dr. Prathap C Reddy, Founder President of GAPIO and Chairman Apollo Hospitals Group said,

“The spirit of the physicians of Indian origin to excel in India and overseas is what we are striving to recognize. Their laudable efforts and path breaking work across the globe has made every Indian proud. The awardees’ exemplary work is an inspiration for others to emulate. We are sure that the learnings from the conferences will be invaluable to delegates from across the healthcare spectrum. We are privileged that Hon’ble Union Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singhji and Hon’ble Deputy CM of UP Shri Brajesh Pathakji are encouraging our fraternity by gracing the Award function.

Highlighting the conference relevance for Indian healthcare, Dr. Nandakumar Jairam, President of GAPIO said, “The congregation will witness the presence of renowned international and national experts and get valuable insight into cutting-edge developments in their respective domains. Renowned speakers from across the globe will cover more than 25 topics under Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, Endocrinology, ECMO, Physiotherapy, Women’s Health, Leadership Mantras, etc. during the conference.”

Dr. Anupam Sibal, Past President of GAPIO and Group Medical Director at Apollo Hospitals, Senior Consultant Pediatric Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist said, “Our fraternity’s dedication and commitment towards academic excellence and collective social causes has been pivotal in keeping us together despite the wide geographical distribution and diversities. Our unique hybrid platform will allow colleagues to expand their knowledge, discuss critical issues and problems faced by them in their day-to-day practice. Many of the participants of this conference are young doctors who shall be at the frontier of medicine in the years to come. It is our earnest intent to train and empower young doctors to entrust them to take us into the next phase of health care delivery.”

Dr. Sudhir Parikh, Vice President of GAPIO and Chairman and Publisher of Parikh World Wide Media and ITV Gold 24×7 TV Channel in USA, said “Given the recent advances, developments and increasing influences of technology in medical sciences, GAPIO 2024 shall prove to be a superb opportunity to experience first-hand the influence of technology in practicing medicine as well the organizing of a hi-tech conference.  GAPIO is committed to its vision of Improving Health Worldwide, and this conference is another step towards it“.

Dr. Mayank Somani, MD and CEO of Apollo Medics Hospitals, Lucknow, said “Research and innovation can improve the delivery of quality healthcare in India to the last mile. As the country braces to overcome its myriad health challenges, this conference will help identify methodologies most suitable to skill and scale the healthcare workforce in the country.”

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Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (GAPIO) is a non-profit organization established in 2011 by Padma Vibhushan, Dr. Prathap C Reddy, Chairman of Apollo Hospitals Group. He is the Founder President of GAPIO along with Dr. Sanku Rao – Past President of AAPI, USA and Dr. Ramesh Mehta – President of BAPIO, UK with the aim to bring together 1.4 million physicians of Indian origin across the world under one professional platform.  GAPIO currently is imparting services in 57 countries. The members of GAPIO belong to various medical specialties and super specialties which comprises several Padma awardees, twenty awardees of Dr. B C Roy as well as several recipients of National and International awards.  Dr. Nandakumar Jairam is the current President of GAPIO.