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)
Dr. Harendra D'Silva Professor and Head of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
BMJ Awards South Asia 2016: how to find the best in South Asian healthcare
The BMJ is getting closer to identifying the best in South Asian healthcare for 2016, with winners to be announced at a ceremony in New Delhi on 19 November, writes Jeetha D’Silva
The rugged Leh district, in the Himalayan state of Jammu and Kashmir, has a remarkable healthcare story. Until a few years ago its people had no access....