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Role Players 2021

Dr. Rajiv Chhibber, PhD

Vice President External Affairs
Sahajanand Medical Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Dr. Rajiv Chhibber is a Senior Corporate Affairs, Policy, Communications and Media Strategist with experience across Pharmaceuticals/Medical Devices Industry, Healthcare, Environment, Power and the Development Sector.

He is a member of various government committees / sub-committees in areas of Public Health advocacy, Pharma & Medical Devices, Nutrition, Tobacco Control, NCDs, and Climate Change in addition to being on various Industry lead committees of CII, FICCI, ASSOCHAM, AIMED, PHD Chambers of Commerce, USIBC and American Chambers of Commerce (AmCham). He is a Member of Asia-Pacific Association of Communication Directors (APACD), Hong Kong, the International Society for Disease Surveillance, CDC Atlanta, USA and the on the Advisory Board of the International Human Rights Council representing India on issues related to Environmental Health and Rehabilitation and Relocation due to Climate Change. He is a Founding Member of Public Relations Society of India, a national body of communications and PR experts. He is also on the Advisory Board of Climate Action Network, South Asia (CANSA), and Greenthusiast Foundation, leading civil society NGOs that advocate issues on sustainable development, climate change, energy, power and environmental healthcare matters.

Dr. Chhibber holds a Master's Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication and a Bachelor's Degree in English Literature from Delhi University. He has a post-graduate diploma in Newspaper and Feature writing (Montgomery College, University of Maryland, USA) and pursued a Public Health Leadership in-professional course in NCDs from Emory University, Atlanta USA (2014-15) and a Communications Development Programme in Public Health Engagement by Wellcome Trust, UK at the London School of Hygiene and Topical Medicine (LSHTM), UK, (March 2016). He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Aztec's University (UNESCO), Mexico in the year June 2019 the field of " Global Public Health Communication and Policy".