2016 April 15th (Friday), Indian Health Minister, H.E. Shri J.P. Nadda accompanied by H.E. Shri Sujan R. Chinoy, Ambassador of India to Japan visited the dialysis treatment centre at Nissan Koseikai Tamagawa Hospital (Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, President- Mr. Akira Nakajima).
Tamagawa Hospital and Konoike Transport Co., Ltd. (Headquarters, Chuo-ku, Osaka, President, Mr. Tadahiko Konoike) arranged the avisit of Shri J.P. Nadda to Tamagawa hospital as a recognition of the Medical Technology international development promotion business for dialysis treatment(Indian- Japanese medical personnel exchange programme, for creation of medical engineering training) by Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan.
- Konoike Transport established Carna Medical Database Pvt. Ltd.(Herein after referred to as Carna Medical) in India in November 2013, with the aim to support the Indian Healthcare through logistics technology.
- Through Carna Medical, Konoike Transport learned the situation of various hospitals in India and realised Japanese medical technology and equipment can contribute to the development of Indian Healthcare. As a result, in 2014, by the cooperation of Tamagawa Hospital, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan sanctioned a subsidy project on “Japanese Medical Equipment Maintenance business survey”.
- Through the above mentioned subsidy project, concluding Japanese Dialysis treatment technology will be useful in India, Tamagawa Hospital jointly with Konoike Transport and Carna Medical, implemented the above mentioned HR exchange program in 2015, by Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan.
Future (Vision-Konoike Transport)
Currently, Konoike transport through Carna Medical, are working to introduce the concept of standard code of medical material in India by developing a database which will include the product information from the manufacturers and will be promoted to hospitals on a common platform.
Currently Konoike is acting as bridge for the medical personnel exchange between India and Japan and expects to translate such programs into business and extend support as a logistic provider.