Dr. Kumar has 29 years of experience with core competency in strategy development, training and communication in particular health, education and nutrition communication, rural development, hygiene and sanitation, project management, strategy development and execution, capacity building, media content and production, NGO/CBO/Partner/Vendor management, report and proposal writing, social development, monitoring and evaluation and CSR. He has worked in domain like Health, Family welfare, RMNCH+A, HIV/AIDS, Rural Development, Gender, Adolescents and Youth, ICT, Livelihoods, PRI, WASH, Nutrition national and international NGOs, Central and State government Govt., private and corporate sector, donors, funders, multilateral, bilateral and foundations. Dr. Kumar provided technical assistance to national and state government ministries, departments, private sector agencies, UN agencies, bilateral and multilateral agencies, and corporates. He contributes to various e-groups and networks discussions regularly. He gets invited to TV and radio channels and programmes as an expert and resource person. Currently Dr. Kumar works as an Independent Consultant, Senior Resource Person and as guest faculty. Dr. Kumar holds the degree of Ph.D., MBA, PG Diploma in Mass Communication.
Mr. Vishal Goyal
An Experienced professional and result oriented training facilitator. He helped corporates build skilled teams and establish employee wellness for better productivity and less attrition. Team Builder, Leadership-communication-sales trainer, motivation builder, soft skill training, Transactional Analysis Facilitator, T- Groups, Outbound Trainings. Stress Management, Mindfulness, Emotional Intelligence, Psychotherapy, Relationship Counselling. He has with M.A. Psychology from University of Delhi.
Dr. Shirin Saini
A healthcare IT professional with experience of product development experience, and training experience in Healthcare Informatics. She has been involved in supporting business solutions and analysing software requirements with cross-functional teams in development, documentation, and delivery to produce high performing, efficient, scalable, and stable solutions. Have also been conducting trainings for students and working professionals for Health Informatics, covering topics like Health IT Standards, Requirement Gathering and Documentation. Her strengths include the ability to deliver large and complex healthcare solutions timely through subject matter expertise, precise documentation, and communication in working interoperability with different teams with a strong focus on the functional aspects of the product. She has completed her PGDHHM in Healthcare IT Management from IIHMR-Delhi and Bachelor of Dental Surgery from CCS University, Ghaziabad.
Dr. S.B. Gogia
A Surgeon; Book Editor of “Fundamentals of Telemedicine and Telehealth”; Founder Fellow of International Academy of Health Science Informatics; Director, AIMS2Health Private Ltd.; Director, Virtual SATHI Private Ltd.; and President, SATHI, the only specialist in Lymphedema and Lymphology in North India. He is Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS); Master of Surgery (MS) General Surgery from AIIMS, New Delhi.
Dr. Santosh Pattar
Dr. Santosh is a data driven IoT researcher. He obtained Ph.D. from the Department of Computer Science at University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bengaluru. His research work focuses on developing efficient mechanisms for resource discovery in an IoT ecosystem. He is also at present working on multitude of topics in deep learning techniques and their application to IoT and disease diagnosis, biological network alignment and its application in bioinformatics.
Dr. S.B. Sinha
Dr. Sinha is a qualified Biomedical Engineer and have more than 30 years of experience in Regulatory Affairs, Procurement and Contract Management managing procurement and healthcare technologies and retired as Advisor Healthcare Technology in National Health Systems Resource Centre (Technical Wing of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare) and Director for WHO Collaborating Center for Priority Medical Devices & Health Technology Policy. He is the Ex. President of Biomedical Society of India and is a life member of Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers and Public Professionals Association of India. He is also empaneled with UNDP as Technical Expert in healthcare technology and as Guest Faculty with IIHMR Delhi. He is presently working as Chief assessor and Medical Device Consultant- Regulatory with Technomed Services and Consultants Pvt. Ltd. assisting companies in complying to the new Medical Devices Rules. He holds his Ph.D. in Healthcare Technology, B.E in Electronics Engineering, Masters in Finance & Control and PG Diploma in Healthcare Administration.
Mr. Naveen K. Vashist
As Healthcare Management Graduate with over 10 years of experience in managing and developing Medical Centres in the capacity of Operations, Business Development and Healthcare Project Consultant at various startups.
Gp Capt Rajiv Pathni (Retd.)
Dr. Rajiv Pathni is a veteran of the Indian Air Force with a distinguished career of nearly three decades in India and abroad. After retirement from IAF he steered Assam Cancer Care Foundation as Head (Operations) and is currently Advisor Health Services (Integration, Innovation, Improvement) with ACF under Tata Trusts. An alumnus of prestigious institutes – AFMC and AIIMS, he is also trained in International Business Management (IIFT), Military Medicine (Israel) and Aviation Medicine and is a Lead NABH Assessor. In 2017 he received a prestigious WHO Fellowship to study at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in UK. An active academician, he has publications in national and international scientific journals and is a regular faculty at MDPs. He has been mentoring research in hospital and health administration and is on the editorial board of International Journal of Research Foundation of Hospital & Healthcare Administration (RFHHA) and has been peer reviewer for British Medical Journal (Quality Improvement Reports). He has served on several expert panels including FICCI, Deloitte, BIS, AIIMS, CGHS, DGS&D, NHP, MoD, MoF, etc. Dr. Pathni has also trained as a Pilot.
Dr. Sumegha Asthana
Dr. Asthana is a health policy and systems researcher based in India, researching global health policy and governance. She is also a physician and health administrator by training, and an independent public health consultant who holds honorary positions at the Institute for Public Health Bengaluru and Queen Mary University, London. She is the country-lead and co-founder of the India chapter of Women in Global Health. She did her Bachelors in Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery from Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital, Punjab University, Chandigarh; Master of Health Administration from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and Ph.D. from Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on the title - “Role of Global Health Partners in strengthening health systems in India post 1990”.
Mr. Sachin Gaur
Over a decade long experience in the ICT domain across a broad number of technical areas, in India and Europe (Finland, Estonia and Switzerland) He is a Research and technical expertise in Cyber Security, Social Media Networks, ICT for development (health, governance, education), Mobile communication, Telecommunication software and others. Have filed/granted over a dozen technology patents with US and India patent office and contributed chapters in three books related to Health and Energy sector innovations linked to ICT and other multiple publications. He has Invited speaker/guest lecturer on ICT and innovation at multiple forums and academic institutions including IIM, IIIT Delhi – CERC, Indian Institute of Public Administration, Jamia Milia Islamia University and others. Mr. Gaur has received multiple innovation awards and a documentary film made on our ICT4D work shown globally (Documentary link: www.tve.org/reframing-rio/films/life-apps/mobileharvest-india/index.html). Was awarded top 10 Innovators in India under India Innovates Growth Program 2013 by FICCI, Stanford University and Lockheed Martin. Adept in Malware Analysis - undertaken training/course offered by F-Secure (a Finnish cyber security leader), Analyzing various security threats and running live analysis on malwares of different kind. Mr. Gaur has fifteen years of Project Management experience with assignments globally and proven track record with building partnerships and leading negotiations. He directly manages a 15-member multidisciplinary team of consultants within MixORG Consulting Services and worked with a channel of over 50 external consultants on ad hoc project basis.
Dr. Sandeep Bhalla
Dr. Bhalla is an Armed Forces Medical College, (AFMC) Pune alumni (MBBS) and MD, DNB in Community Medicine. He has been awarded Fellowship in Leadership and Implementation Sciences to address NCDs in India (PH Leader) jointly delivered by PHFI, Emory University and INSP Mexico. He has worked with VMMC, Safdarjung Hospital, National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), DFID Technical Support unit RCSHA & IIHMR, Delhi and Public Health Foundation of India and has vast experience of 22 years in public health programs implementation and management. The Training Division at PHFI under his leadership was involved in upgrading skills, knowledge, and core competencies of healthcare professionals in various disciplines, both in India and abroad, through more than 30 contact based/ online programs and workshops. The programs were being conducted in over 600 centres across 121 cities in 28 states and UTs. A network of over 35,000 healthcare professionals have been trained. Dr. Sandeep is recipient of various awards nationally and internationally like BMJ India award 2014 as finalist, ASSOCHAM award for skill development 2016-17, DL-Shah Platinum Award in Quality sector 2017, FICCI health care excellence award 2018, CII Award for best NGO/Education 2018, 5th IHFW Award 2018. He is assessor for NABH, QCI and member of Academic Committee of Health Sector Skill Council and Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS), Health Committee, He is also the Advisor for Training Committee of Association for Health Care Providers India (AHPI)and has around 40 publications. He is also Hon Advisor Training Division, PHFI. Currently he is Associate Vice President, ECHO India and looking after India operations for expansion of ECHO model.
Dr. Smita Singh
A Doctor of Philosophy, completed in Business Management from Institute of Business Management GLA University, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh in the year 2020. Thesis title was “A Study of e-HRM In Selected Organisations (case study)”. She has taken up classes in BBA, MCA, MBA and BBA, LLB. Also taken up counselling and preparation course for MBA final year students to take up job interview in campus selection. Dr. Smita has worked in ICFAI University, Sikkim as Senior Lecturer and in GLA University, Mathura as Assistant Professor.
Mr. Partha Dey
Mr. Dey is an experienced Healthcare Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and Healthcare services industry. Skilled in application of emerging technology like AI/ ML/Cognitive, Blockchain, IoT, Cloud and Digital for Healthcare organization to make them efficient and drive better clinical outcome. He is also trained in Healthcare Operations Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Quality Management, Team Building, and Management, specializing in healthcare (payer, provider and public health) arena. Strong healthcare services professional with a MBA focused in Hospital and Health Management from Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management. Currently working on Remote E Reporting and use of AI to significantly increase Radiologist Productivity, He is also exploring creating ERP Equivalent digital platform in the Business Essential Service area, to make hospital process more efficient, cost effective and better focused on customer service.
Dr. Pankaj Gupta
Dr. Gupta has come with a rich combination of medical background and specialization in General Management from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. For over two decades he has been working in Healthcare/Pharma Technology business and Healthcare/Pharma process standardization. He started with running my primary care clinics for eight years before getting into Healthcare IT and Management roles globally. Dr. Gupta came back full circle to lead the total IT and process transformation of Max Healthcare Group of Hospitals. His global experience includes starting and leading Business Units @ US/ Global Corporations e.g. Cerner, FCG/CSC, Perot/Dell, Infosys. He has managed IT and Quality Departments of US Hospitals and delivered business transformation by process standardization. Also worked in Bioinformatics, Large Pharma IT, Clinical Trials IT. His experience spans Organization change management, Business transformation, Clinical transformation, Knowledge management, Transition management, eHealth Consulting, mHealth Consulting, Chronic Disease Management, Solution design, Implementations. Due to my background and experience He is interested in Healthcare Operations, Pharma, R&D Labs, Medical Devices, IoT, SMAC, next generation technology platforms for Digital Hospitals.
Dr. Jacob Puliyel
Dr. Puliyel has a M.Phil. in Health Systems Management from BITS Pilani and have an MRCP from London. He has been a postgraduate teacher and researcher for over 25 years and have worked both in India and the UK as a medical teacher. Dr. Puliyel have been a Ph.D. examiner for the Jawaharlal Nehru University. He has demonstrated considerable skill in teaching students research methodology and research writing. The numerous research publications in national and international journals bear testimony to that. He has found journal club discussions a useful tool to sharpen the student’s critical analysis skills. While guiding research Dr. Puliyel have encouraged novel research questions. Further, he has ensured that the majority of the research leads to publication in peer-reviewed literature and supported students in writing papers, that are accepted for publication (these are practical skills in scientific reporting that will stand the students in good stead throughout their careers).
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