May 15th

Mr. Mohammad Ameel Senior Consultant, Healthcare Technologies (Medical Devices) at National Health Systems Resource Centre, India

Mr. Mohammad Ameel is currently working as a Senior Consultant, Healthcare Technologies (Medical devices) at National Health Systems Resource Centre a WHO collaborating center for priority medical devices & health technology policy. He is a graduate biomedical Engineer by training and pursuing his Executive MBA in Healthcare Administration from Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi. He spearheads the work of establishing technical specifications of medical devices for procurement under the National Health Mission (NHM).He also leads the work of identification and uptake of innovations that are of value in public health programs. The division of Healthcare technology also leads the work on Biomedical Equipment Maintenance Program, National Free Diagnostics Program (which includes free pathology service and radiology services), National Dialysis Program and other technology intensive healthcare Programs under National Health Mission (NHM).

He earlier served as the Head, Biomedical Engineer at Era’s Lucknow Medical College & Hospital while also consulting other hospitals around the region on engineering services especially for NABH. He is a technical columnist for various National Magazines on the topics of medical devices & Healthcare Technologies.

As a fellow of India’s first international fellowship on Health technology Assessment (HTA) he has authored several health technology assessment reports including the one presented at Global Medical Device forum at WHO Headquarters, Geneva. He also got the privilege to represent India in the 3rd WHO Global Forum on Medical Device, Geneva and proposed the next forum in India. He was recently conferred with prestigious award ‘100 most impactful healthcare leaders’ (Global listing, 2018).