We are delighted to announce the 2017 Jury panel for BMJ Awards South Asia. As in the previous years, our jury panel comprises of eminent healthcare thought leaders, senior experienced doctors, and industry veterans.
Dr. Aliya Naheed (Head, Initiative for Noncommunicable Diseases Health Systems and Population Studies Division, icddr,b)
Dr. Anita Jain (Editor The BMJ. )
Dr. Buddha Basnyat (Director, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit- Nepal)
Dr. Fiona Godlee Editor-in-Chief, The BMJ
Dr.Kamran Abbasi (International Editor, The BMJ. )
Dr. Prashant Jha (Senior Editor, South Asia The BMJ. )
Dr. Samiran Nundy (Emeritus Consultant, Surgical Gastroenterology & Liver Transplantation, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi.)
Dr Kameshwar Prasad Head of the Department of Neurology and Stroke Unit; and Director of Clinical Epidemiology, AIIMS, New Delhi
Dr. Sneh Bhargava Medical Director, Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science & Research, New Delhi Chairperson, Department of Radiology Dharmshila Cancer Hospital, New Delhi
Dr Tashi Tobgay Director, University of Medical Sciences, Bhutan
Dr.Kiran Patel Medical Director, NHS England (West Midlands)
BMJ Awards South Asia 2017: hunting for the heroes of healthcare
Semifinalists have been selected and soon the winners will be announced, writes Jeetha D’Silva
This year’s BMJ Awards South Asia, which honour outstanding contributions to healthcare in the region, have received an overwhelming response. From 2015 nominations, 138 projects have been chosen as semifinalists...