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PHFI is helping to build institutional and systems capacity in India for strengthening education, training, research and policy development in the area of Public Health.
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Governance Structure of PHFI

PHFI is an autonomously governed public private initiative registered as a Society under the Societies Registration Act 1860. Under the governance structure adopted by the Society, the Foundation is governed by a fully empowered, independent, General Body (comprising of all the members of the Society) that has representatives from multiple constituencies - government, Indian and international academia and scientific community, civil society and private sector.

The management of the affairs of the Society is entrusted to the “Executive Committee”, the governing body of PHFI that is elected by the Members of the Society in accordance with the Rules and Regulations. The Chairperson of the General Body also chairs the Executive Committee. The President (the Chief Executive Officer) of the Society is a non-voting, ex-officio member of the Executive Committee and holds the position of the Member Secretary.

Executive Committee

Chairperson

Mr. Anand G. Mahindra

Chairman and Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

Members

  • Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia

    Former Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Government of India

  • Mr. Lov Verma

    Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, GOI

  • Dr. Raghunath A. Mashelkar

    Chancellor, Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research; CSIR Bhatnagar Fellow, National Chemical Laboratory

  • Prof. K. VijayRaghavan

    Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, GOI

  • Mr. Harpal Singh 

    Chairman, Save the Children Mentor & Chairman Emeritus, Fortis Healthcare (India) Limited

  • Mr. J. V. R. Prasada Rao 

    UN Secretary General Special Envoy for AIDS, Asia & the Pacific

  • Mr. Uday Nabha Khemka

    Vice Chairman, SUN Group

  • Dr. Timothy G. Evans

    Director for Health, Nutrition and Population, World Bank

  • Mr. Gautam Kumra

    Director, McKinsey & Company

  • Dr. David Lynn

    Director, Strategic Planning & Policy Wellcome Trust

  • Ms. Kiran Malhotra

    Chairperson, AKM Systems Pvt. Ltd

  • Ms. Mirai Chatterjee

    Director, Social Security, SEWA - Self Employed Women's Association 

  • Dr. Abhay Bang

    Founder and Director, Society for Education, Action and Research in Community Health (SEARCH) 

  • Prof. K. Srinath Reddy

    President, Public Health Foundation of India

The Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India is an ex-officio member of the Executive Committee, and the President of PHFI is a non-voting, ex-officio member and holds the position of the Member Secretary.

General Body

Membership as on October 16, 2013, post the 2013 Annual General Meeting.

Chairperson

Mr. Anand G. Mahindra

Chairman and Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

Members (listed in order of second name)

  • Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia

    Former Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Government of India

  • Mr. Ashok Alexander

    Director, Antara Foundation. Former Director, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation 

  • Dr. Abhay Bang

    Founder and Director, Society for Education, Action and Research in Community Health (SEARCH) 

  • Ms. Mirai Chatterjee

    Director, Social Security, SEWA - Self Employed Women's Association 

  • Dr. Lincoln Chen

    Director of Global Equity Centre, Harvard’s Kennedy School

  • Dr. James W. Curran

    Dean, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

  • Dr. Timothy G. Evans

    Director for Health, Nutrition and Population, World Bank

  • Dr. Vishwa Mohan Katoch

    Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research

  • Mr. Uday Nabha Khemka

    Vice Chairman, SUN Group

  • Mr. Gautam Kumra

    Director, McKinsey & Company

  • Dr. David Lynn

    Director, Strategic Planning & Policy Wellcome Trust

  • Ms. Kiran Malhotra

    Chairperson, AKM Systems Pvt. Ltd

  • Mr. T.N. Manoharan

    Founder Partner, ManoharChowdhary& Associates

  • Dr. Raghunath A. Mashelkar

    Chancellor, Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research; CSIR Bhatnagar Fellow, National Chemical Laboratory

  • Mr. Raj Mitta

    Chairman, Essential Value Associates Pvt. Ltd.

  • Mr. N. R. Narayana Murthy

    Founder and Non-Executive Chairman, Infosys Technologies Ltd

  • Mr. Shiv Nadar

    Founder, HCL

  • Mr. T. K. A. Nair

    Former Advisor, Prime Minister's Office

  • Dr. Ravi Narayan

    Community Health Advisor, Society for Community Health Awareness, Research & Action (SOCHARA)

  • Dr. Peter Piot

    Director, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

  • Dr. Jagdish Prasad

    Director General of Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, GOI

  • Mr. J. V. R. Prasada Rao 

    UN Secretary General Special Envoy for AIDS, Asia & the Pacific

  • Prof. K. Srinath Reddy

    President, Public Health Foundation of India

  • Dr. Anil Seal

    Director, Cambridge Commonwealth Trust and Cambridge Overseas Trust

  • Dr. Amartya Sen

    Professor of Economics & Philosophy, Department of Economics, Harvard University

  • Dr. Jaime Sepulveda

    Executive Director, Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco

  • Mr. Raman Sharma

    Senior Partner, AZB & Partners

  • Mr. Michel Sidibé

    Executive Director, UNAIDS 

  • Mr. Harpal Singh 

    Chairman, Save the Children Mentor & Chairman Emeritus, Fortis Healthcare (India) Limited

  • Mr. PrashanthVasu

    Partner, McKinsey & Company

  • Mr. Lov Verma

    Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, GOI

Note: The following are ex-officio Members of the General Body: (a) The Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India; (b) The Director General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India; (c) The Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research; and (d) One representative from the office of the Prime Minister of India ("PMO"), as may be nominated by the PMO from time to time.

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