Our Team


Dr. Haresh Kumar Chandwani

Dr. Haresh Chandwani has graduated from Government Medical College, Bhavnagar, Gujarat. He did his MD in Community Medicine from M.P Shah Medical College Jamnagar, Gujarat. He did Post graduate diploma in Preventive and Promotive Health Care from Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad. He also did online Diploma in Virtual Strategic Planning Program (VSPP) offered by Management Sciences for Health (MSH) and USAIDS, USA. He has successfully completed ‘PH207x: Health in Numbers: Quantitative Methods in Clinical & Public Health Research’ a course of study offered by HarvardX, an online learning initiative of Harvard University through edX. He has served as Associate Professor in Department of Community Medicine at GCS Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, as Assistant Professor in Department Of Community Medicine at SBKS Medical Institute & Research Centre, Waghodia and Govt. Medical College, Vadodara, where he was involved in Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching. He has undertaken various research projects of state government and presented at various fora as well as published in national & international journals. He is also involved in the evaluation of various national health programs. He has worked as a Public Health Consultant in Urban Health with Commissionerate of Health, Gujarat where he was responsible for implementation of Urban health project in the entire state. He has also worked as Assistant Director (Gujarat State Council for Blood Transfusion-GSCBT) with Gujarat State AIDS Control Society (GSACS). Here he was responsible for providing technical support to the state for implementation of Blood safety & STI components of National AIDS Control Program Phase-III. Other than this he became the one of the members of state level resource team for ‘Syndromic Case Management of STI/RTI services’ and has been involved in various capacity building programs since then. He is currently working as Public Health Specialist, Training at Centre for Chronic Conditions and Injuries at PHFI where he is leading Certificate Course in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (CCGDM)- a capacity building initiative for Primary care physicians in management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus.


Dr. Anuradha Aggarwal Monga

Dr. Anuradha has done her B.D.S. from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi. She has also done Post graduate diploma in health and hospital management (PGDHHM) from IGNOU. She completed her MBA in Healthcare Administration from Faculty of Management Studies (FMS). During her academic tenure she has received various accolades, like scholarships and gold medal. Dr. Monga has worked as a clinician, academician and administrator for over 4 years in a private Dental college. Post that, she joined NIHFW as Research Officer in RCH Unit where her duties mainly consisted of quality assurance activities of NRHM trainings conducted all over India. She had assisted activities such as project management, research, financial management, monitoring and evaluation, capacity building and administration of project’s implementation with various states & districts in the areas of RCH for more than 3 years in the RCH unit at NIHFW (An extension of training division, National Health Mission, MOHFW).

She had monitored RCH trainings in the thematic areas of maternal health, child health and adolescent health for quality. She was nominated by NIHFW for an association with the European Union's ITS project at NIHFW where she played a key role in conceptualizing QA cell at NIHFW. She was also the key contributor for the QA manual and guidelines for establishing internal quality assurance cells at NIHFW and collaborating training institutes. Prior to joining PHFI, she worked as Consultant (Performance Improvement) in Government Health Advisory Unit of Ernst and Young. In EY, she was involved in various ongoing projects like IT enablement of NDMC hospitals, Occupational Health Audit programs etc. She was also involved in analysis based business development activities like designing project proposals and providing solutions for state specific Health systems. At PHFI, she is working as Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator for CCEBDM project.


Dr. Anshika Sharma

Dr. Anshika Sharma has completed her Bachelors in Dental Surgery from Krishna Dental College, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. Later she completed her Masters in Public Health from the esteemed College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. During her studies at the University of Edinburgh she was actively involved as a volunteer in health promotion activities with social organizations like "Save the Child, Edinburgh" and "Life Care Edinburgh". She is working at PHFI as the Assistant Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator for the Certificate Course in Management of Hypertension (CCMH) under Centre for Chronic Condition and Injuries (CCCI).


Dr. Vasudha Sharma

Dr. Vasudha Kalra Sharma acquired her degree in Bachelors of Dental Surgery (BDS) from Kurukshetra University and holds Post Graduate degree in Masters in Health Care Sciences (MBAHCS) from Sikkim Manipal University. She did her Junior Residency from Deen Dayal Upadhayay Hospital, Jail Road, Delhi for six months. She also worked as Dental Department Coordinator at Religare, Rajouri Garden. She also worked as Assistant Hospital Administrator in R.N Memorial Nursing Home, Khyala, Janak Puri. In her current Position as Assistant Program Coordinator she is responsible for assisting in management and coordination of all program activities of the Diabetic Retinopathy training program (CCDR).


Mr. Ankit Gusain

Mr. Ankit Gusain works under Dr. Sandeep Bhalla in CCGDM Project and he is responsible for over all admin related work. Like Making of Purchasing orders, Dealing with the outside venders, Booking of tickets, booking of Transport, Purchasing of office materials, Making of Bills, Entry of Project related data.


Mr. Vishnu Nair

Vishnu has joined as a Web/Graphics Designer in Public health Foundation Of India in the project (CCEBDM). He did his Graduation in Bachelor’s of Computer Applications (BCA) from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. He also developed his own website (www.techniblogic.com) and he has worked as a technical gadget reviewer expert, He also developed various android applications and he is having a 3 months training from NIIT and he also done a 3 months training on web designing field from Aptech Computer Education, During his graduation he also developed small Graphical User Interface Applications on Netbeans (Java platform).