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Dr. K S Sachdeva

Dr. K S Sachdeva Dr Sachdeva is a public health physician, presently working as Deputy Director General at Central TB Division. He had worked in the program earlier for a period of 8 years looking after multiple portfolios including Drug Resistant TB, Laboratory, TB-Comorbidity etc. Prior to the present position, he worked in National AIDS…

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Dr. Suresh Kunhi Mohammed

Dr. Suresh Kunhi Mohammed Dr. Suresh K. Mohammed is working as Senior Health Specialist in the World Bank with the Global Practice on Health, Nutrition and Population since 2016. Prior to joining the Bank,  Dr. Mohammed worked in various positions with the Indian Federal Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in New Delhi and with…

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Dr. Giorgio Roscigno

Dr. Giorgio Roscigno Dr. Roscigno is a senior public health specialist with broad pharma and diagnostics l experience in the private as well as the public sector. He has 18 years experience in a Research based MNC ( Aventis Sanofi) and 13 years experience in the Public Private Mix having contributed to the creation and…

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Dr Kirankumar Rade

Dr Kirankumar Rade Dr Rade is associated with the WHO Country Office for India as a Medical Consultant since 2005. He played a crucial role in establishing DOTS services and capacity building for quality assurance and TB-HIV coordination in the State of Bihar during his assignment from 2005-2008 followed by a successful stint in Gujarat…

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Dr V S Salhotra

Dr V S Salhotra Dr Virender Singh Salhotra is the Additional Deputy Director General (TB) at the Central TB Division in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Dr. Salhotra has a post graduate qualification in public health from Lady Hardinge Medical College. He has been working for Tuberculosis for more than…

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Dr Devesh Gupta

Dr. Devesh Gupta Since 2007, Dr Devesh Gupta has been associated with Revised National TB Control Programme of Government of India. Dr Gupta has over 36 years of experience with Central Health Services. At Central TB Division, he led several HIV-TB care interventions. He directed the development of Standards for TB Care in India which…

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Marc D Porter

Marc D Porter Marc D Porter is a faculty member in the University of Utah’s (UofU) Chemistry and Chemical Engineering departments. His research interests are in analytical chemistry, interfacial science, and nanotechnology. He is also the Director of the Nano Institute of Utah, which integrates researchers across Utah and the surrounding region into core research…

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Jennifer Harnisch Granger

Jennifer Harnisch Granger Jennifer Harnisch Granger obtained her MS in Organic Chemistry in 1998 and PhD in Analytical Chemistry in 2001 from Iowa State University. After graduation, she spent three years as a research scientist in R&D and marketing at Waters Corporation.  In this capacity, she authored six patents and launched four new products to…

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Dr. Anant Bhan

Dr. Anant Bhan Anant Bhan is trained as a medical doctor with a masters’ degree in bioethics from the University of Toronto. He is a researcher in the fields of Global Health, Health Policy and Bioethics. He is an Adjunct Visiting Professor in the Centre for Ethics, Yenepoya University, Mangaluru, India. In the past, he has worked…

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Ali Habib

Ali Habib Ali has been CEO of Interactive Health Solutions (IHS) since 2013 He is a strong proponent of open source software and ICT4D, he has led the assessment, design development, and deployment of open source mobile data collection, and web-based electronic medical record systems for TB control projects and programs in Pakistan, Tajikistan, Nepal,…

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