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 Control Organization overseeing HIV counseling & testing services, STI, TB-HIV collaborative activities, research and Global Fund activities implementation.
He has also served as the Chief District Medical Officer, South Zone, for the Govt of NCT, Delhi and a Nodal Officer for the National Rural Health Mission as well as Chief Medical Officer for the Essential Drugs Program within the Directorate of Health Services, Govt of NCT, Delhi. As Chief Medical Officer for the Essential Drugs Program, Dr Sachdeva was in charge of the central procurement agency and essential drug program. This included developing an Essential Drugs List and Quality Assurance mechanism of drugs and surgical consumables. He was also the resource person for capacity building in rational use of drugs, procurement, and logistics management.
Dr Sachdeva obtained his MBBS degree from the Maulana Azad Medical College, University of Delhi and has additional training in TB & chest diseases from the VP Chest Institute at the University Of Delhi.