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About the Speaker:
Dr. A Velumani (Founder, Thyrocare Technologies):
Dr. A Velumani is an Indian scientist and entrepreneur. He is the founder, chairman and managing director of Thyrocare Technologies Ltd.
Born to poor parents, in a small village near Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu in 1959, he started his organisation Thyrocare in 1995, using a unique business model in a focused Biochemistry back end laboratory. Thyrocare is present in 10,000 cities across 10 countries. He believes in employing freshers and turning them into competent individuals. He has built an organisation which got listed in the National Stock Exchange in May 2017, with a stellar oversubscription of 74 times. He is also MD of Nuclear Healthcare Limited, which is a Radiology vertical, that focuses on Cyclotrons and PET CT for diagnosing and monitoring in Oncology.
TEDxGateway Webinar: Dr. A Velumani (Founder, Thyrocare Technologies) in conversation with Vishal Gondal (CEO, GOQii)
Webinar Series: The World Has Changed
Webinar Topic: The Future of India and COVID-19
About the webinar:
India, the 2nd most populated country in the world, is currently ranked #96 on the global DPM (Deaths Per Million) due to COVID-19. Richer countries, with better medical infrastructures, lost 20 times more than India in these rankings. While there is no concrete evidence as to why India is ranked so low, there are a lot of speculations and theories that support this fact. From antibodies to the lifestyle to the demographic and to overall immunity, this webinar will explore a lot of data-backed theories and explore the future of India and COVID-19.
Scientist and entrepreneur, A Velumani, gives his insights on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected India and what the future looks like when it comes to the Lockdown, Immunity, Antibodies and Vaccines.