“There’s a real demand from patients for these parts, so they can be sold online and in stores,” said Anupam Kher, president of the National Association of Medical Consultants of India (NAMI), an industry body.
“We are also looking at offering it for a lower price.”
The shortage of essential parts in India is a significant challenge, given the country has a growing middle class and high-end consumer demand for such parts.
“There is a huge demand for these items in India.
There are a lot of people who need to get these parts for their cars and other products,” said Kher.
“But the problem is, the supply is limited, so there is a high demand for the parts.”
The industry body estimates that demand for critical parts for ambulatory surgery, surgery, and emergency medical services will grow to about 1.5 million a year by 2030, up from 800,000 in 2015.
“The supply chain is extremely complex, and in many cases it’s not even done on a daily basis,” said Manoj Parekh, vice-president of automotive parts supply chain for Toyota India.
“You have to do a lot more paperwork and take extra steps to get the parts out to the right place.”
But it’s easier said than done.
According to Pareh, parts are frequently shipped to India from overseas and often times there are problems getting them to the country.
“Once they arrive in India, there is no control over them,” he said.
“Sometimes the parts are damaged or damaged in transit.
Sometimes they get damaged at the port, or the factory has problems getting the parts to the final destination.
In some cases, it’s even delayed, and we can’t guarantee the safety of the parts.
It is a complex and dangerous process.”
For the most part, the parts used in ambulatory surgeries and emergency services are sourced from countries such as China, Germany, France, Russia, the US, Japan, and the United Kingdom.
The lack of supply chains means that India is still dealing with the logistics of shipping vital parts to its hospitals.
“In the case of ambulatory surgical services, it is difficult to have an international supply chain because the supply chains for these are complex and it’s expensive,” said Parek.
“When you import a hospital, you’re buying equipment and you have to pay for it, and you’re paying a lot for that.
So it’s a lot to manage.”
In the past year, the Indian government has made a number of initiatives to tackle the shortage of critical parts.
Last year, it announced a new national initiative to promote the use of locally-manufactured parts.
The National Hospital Improvement Programme aims to create an industry-wide awareness and understanding of quality standards for critical components in India’s healthcare system.
And the Health Minister also announced a $4 billion programme to upgrade hospital equipment, including electronic and medical equipment.
The Indian government also set up a National Medical Consultancy and Quality Control Agency, which has been tasked with ensuring the safety and quality of critical medical equipment used in India by improving supply chains and manufacturing facilities.
“Now we are working with the Ministry of Health to look at all the issues related to this,” said Amit Kumar, managing director at Kavitha & Co., a consulting firm.
“As of now, there are only about 100 companies that can manufacture these items locally, so it’s the first step.
We are hoping that these initiatives will get bigger over time.”
of supply chain infrastructure has contributed to the shortage in critical parts, said Padeesh Patil, director of medical logistics at Kaveeda Medical Products.
“Our supply chain in India has become a bit outdated, and it has created a huge problem in terms of safety, quality, and durability of the products,” he added.
The shortages in critical equipment can be caused by many factors, including the fact that most parts are manufactured in China or India, and some are shipped to the US or other parts of the world.
However, in the past, the biggest source of problems has been the lack of quality control in India itself.
“India has a large number of suppliers, and many of them are not doing the quality checks they should,” said Patil.
“If we do not have quality control, then there are no safe or effective solutions to the problem.
If you have a defective part, there’s a possibility of it getting into the hands of a person who does not have the proper qualifications to make the diagnosis.”
India also has an extensive domestic manufacturing industry, and its manufacturing sector employs about 3 million people.
But the country’s high-tech manufacturing sector has been growing for decades, and India has one of the lowest average wage levels in the world, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
“We have a huge number of skilled manufacturing