DR. RAJU SMG
M.B.B.S., M.H.A (HEALTH)
FOUNDER & CEO
Dr. Raju is a trained medical doctor from Mysore Medical College, Karnataka, India and has received his master’s degree of Health Administration from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai. He has worked with local grass-root non-profit organizations and international humanitarian organization in the area of disaster response, outbreak investigations, and Tuberculosis and HIV program management. He is a national trainer for UNFPA and Sphere India on Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) in Sexual and Reproductive and Health (SRH) and Trainer in Sphere Project Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards on Humanitarian Response.
Dr. Sridevi Sira Mahalingappa
Dr. Sridevi has a Diploma in Psychiatry (NIMHANS, India 2004) and currently works as a Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist at Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. She has an interest in medical education and global mental health. She has been involved in an educational link project between India and UK, which aims to increase the capacity of trained medical educators in medical colleges in India. Dr Sira Mahalingappa has been involved with MMed Psychiatry Programme in Lusaka since 2011. She has been to Zambia recently to contribute in M Med teaching programme. She is working as a medical tutor at Nottingham University. She has worked as an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at University of Birmingham (2009 – 2012). She is involved with research, looking at the social cognitions and behavioural symptoms of patients with Huntington’s disease.
Dr. Carolyn Kavita Tauro
M.B.B.S., M.P.H (Social Epidemiology)
Founder and Head, Research, Communication & Advocacy
Dr. Carolyn is a trained medical doctor and Master’s of Public Health in Social Epidemiology fromTata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai. She has worked in an international humanitarian organization as a field medical doctor in conflict situations, and as an administrator coordinating projects related to Integrated Basic Health Care, Tuberculosis, HIV, Mental Health, and Reproductive and Child health programs.