China’s Healthcare Reform: Features, Highlights and Business Opportunities

  • Date
    26 April 2016 - 26 April 2016
  • Beijing Time
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Venue
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The healthcare sector in China, which is faced with the challenges of insufficient resources and poor service especially in rural areas, is today a social and strategic priority for China and the target of a comprehensive reform.

The new reforms introduced by the Government in 2015 target three main areas: infrastructure development, reduction of costs and new investments.

The wide ranging scope of these reforms will have a substantial impact on stakeholders and industry players including: international medical device firms, drug makers, hospital operators and IT Companies.

The Government’s recent emphasis on the opening up of the private sector has attracted global attention in the development of China’s healthcare sector. The reforms have brought new investment opportunities for European companies.

This webinar will provide insights into the ambitious healthcare reform, its impact on the current healthcare sector in China and the opportunities arising for European SMEs operating in this field.

Joint the webinar to learn more about:

  • The main features of the current Chinese healthcare system, the trends and the dynamics;
  • The main business opportunities and challenges for European companies;
  • The best market entry strategies.

About the Speaker

Marco Gasparroni

Marco Gasparroni is regional head for Greater China for Exprivia Group and CEO of Exprivia IT Solutions (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.

He is Board Member of the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce (CCIC). He is among the funding members and current vice-chair of the CICC Healthcare Working Group, which brings together the leading Italian companies operating in the healthcare sector in China.

He has previously served as Executive Director of the EU-China Project Innovation Centre, the innovation platform based in Chengdu promoting trade, investment and technical cooperation between Europe and China.

Marco has also worked at Siemens, advising on strategy and corporate planning launching the company’s “Energy & Environmental Solutions” in Belgium.

Marco has been driving multinational companies in establishing and developing their activities in China for more than 10 years. He has served as CEO and CFO for leading corporations in the telecommunication and media sectors.

Marco was also co-founder and General Manager of the South-China Chapter of the European Chamber of Commerce in China. He received a Masters’ Degree in Economics and a MBA from ISTAO, one of the oldest business schools in Italy. He is visiting lecturer for post-graduate and MBA students at ISTAO Business School (Italy) and Adam Smith Business School at the University of Glasgow (UK).

You can find the recorded video on Youtube:

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