The Council for Healthcare and Pharma

Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the Council (CHP) advocates the development of sustainable healthcare systems around the world. CHP engages with Governments and Stakeholders, encouraging meaningful dialogue to usher in sensible policies and innovative approaches that increase efficiencies and optimise the value chain and ecosystem involved in treating human disease and improving health standards.

Our Vision

To facilitate easy access and smooth flow of high quality, affordable healthcare products and solutions so they become mainstream, enabling Governments to achieve the millennium development goal of healthcare for all.

Our Mission

The CHP has been set-up to create a global environment for sustainable development and growth of the entire healthcare spectrum. This includes Hospitals, Diagnostics, Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices Manufacturers. The Council supports areas that result in ease-of-doing business; increase competitiveness; broaden access to safe, efficacious and affordable healthcare services and medicines. The Council’s role includes but is not limited to stimulating the generation, translation and dissemination of valuable knowledge, technical support, catalyzing necessary change and building sustainable institutional capacity.


The Council for Healthcare and Pharma (CHP) is an integrated, not-for-profit, global think tank that advocates the development of sustainable healthcare systems around the world. CHP engages with Governments and stakeholders to evolve innovative approaches that optimise the value chain and ecosystem involved in treating human disease and improving healthcare standards. Healthcare systems around the world have tended to develop in silos. The Health issues of countries too, are different from each other. Thus, there is a crying need to look at fresh integrated approaches, with stakeholders working together to achieve the common millennium development go...

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Sanjeev Jain
Promoter Director - Akums Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Mr. Sanjeev Jain is the Promoter Director of Akums Drugs and Pharmaceuticals, India’s largest contract manufacturer of pharmaceuticals. Akums is Ind... More
Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
Chairperson & Managing Partner – Biocon Limited Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is a pioneering biotech entrepreneur, a healthcare visionary, and a passionate philanthropist. Her vision is to enable universa... More
Rajiv Malik
President & Executive Director – Viatris Incorporation Rajiv is currently the President and an Executive Director of Viatris Incorporation, a combination of Mylan and Pfizer's Upjohn. It`s a new Healthcare... More
Dr Tsutomu Une
Ex-President – Daiichi Sankyo Dr Tsutomu Une-san is a Graduate of Hokkaido University School of Veterinary Medicine and holds a Ph.D. in Microbiology. In June 2016, Dr Une joined G... More
Rajeev Kher
Former Commerce Secretary of India A professional with 37 years’ experience in the Indian Administrative Service. Mr. Kher retired as the Commerce Secretary/ Deputy Minister Governmen... More
P.V. Ram Prasad Reddy
Co-Founder & Non-Executive Director - Aurobindo Pharma Mr. P.V Reddy is an industrialist and co-founder of Aurobindo Pharma Ltd, a company he started in 1986. Today, Aurobindo Pharma is a significant globa... More
Dr Lekh Juneja
Executive VP & Chief Health Officer - Rohto Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Dr. Lekh Juneja is the Executive Vice President of Rohto Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Japan and serves as the Chief Health Officer (CHO) of the company as... More
Dr Gurpreet Sandhu
President – Council For Healthcare & Pharma President – Council for Healthcare & Pharma Founder & Director – Reva Pharma Chairman – CareIndia Dr Gurpreet Sandhu is the Pre... More
Dr Rifat Atun
Faculty Chair - Harvard Ministerial Leadership Program
Professor - Global Health Systems, Harvard University
Dr Atun is a Professor of Global Health Systems at Harvard University and the Faculty Chair of the Harvard Ministerial Leadership Program. In 2008-12 ... More
Mr Nazmul Hassan Papon
Managing Director - Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd. President - Bangladesh Association of Pharmaceutical Industries Managing Director - Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd.   Mr. Hassan MP is the Managi... More
Dr Devi Prasad Shetty
Chairman & Executive Director – Narayana Health Dr Devi Prasad Shetty is the Chairman & Executive Director of Narayana Health. He is a cardiac surgeon with around 34 years of experience. After c... More
Dr Vinod K. Shah
Founder & CEO - Medstar Shah Medical Group Dr Shah is a well-known and highly respected Cardiologist in Southern Maryland and Washington, D.C. His passion is to provide the best healthcare wit... More
Ms. Cora Kwok TzeLing
Founder & Managing Director - I&C Hong Kong Limited Ms. Cora Kwok TzeLing is the Founder and Managing Director of I&C Hong Kong Limited, a global player in Active Pharma Ingredients (API) and Finish... More
B.R. Shetty
Founder & Chairman – NMC Health Dr B. R. Shetty is a serial entrepreneur, pillar of the community and a social servant. A visionary leader, who follows his heart and intuition, he ha... More
Rajiv Luthra
Founder & Managing Partner – L&L Partners Law Offices Founder & Managing partner -  L&L partners law offices RAJIV K. LUTHRA, LLB (India), specialization courses on corporate structuring and n... More

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