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Dr Pushkar Kumar
Senior Public Health Specialist
Dr Pushkar Kumar has over 14 yrs of experience in the area of public health having served in the Government, NGO and private sector. He is working with PHFI as a Sr. Public Health Specialist for capacity building initiatives for Primary Care Physicians (PCPs) in the field of chronic conditions for the last two and a half years.
He looks after training of the health care professionals in the field of diabetes management and other chronic conditions. He is also leading the Women’s Health initiative for the PCPs as well as responsible for Government & PSU collaborations for these capacity building initiatives.
He has worked for more than 9 yrs in the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare as Lead Consultant in Maternal Health and Sr. Technical Officer and Programme Officer in the Blood Safety Division at NACO. He has worked in all aspects of policy, planning, programme implementation, capacity building, supporting State Governments and been a part of over 30 Policy and operational guidelines of Govt. of India. He has also managed the blood transfusion services in a tertiary care hospital at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi.
Areas of Expertise
- Maternal Health/Women’s Health
- Non-Communicable Diseases(NCDs) and Injuries
- Health Policy and Planning
- Primary Health Care
- Health System
Other Areas of Expertise
- Project/Programme Management/Implementation