Dr. Raghavan Gopakumar
Dr.RaghavanGopakumar, founder Director of Uniworld Health
Solutions Pvt Ltd has more than two decades of experience
in sector. Dr.Gopakumar, a PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University
(JNU), New Delhi and Senior Fellow of Johns Hopkins University,
USA, has been working with various national and international
organisations in his career in health sector and has a complete
knowledge of functioning ofvarious Ministries, foreign agencies
as well as Indian grassroot organisations. He has implemented
various health projects in many Indian states including Uttar
Praasesh, Jharkhand, Uttrakhand and so on.
He was an integral part of various projects implemented by
International agencies like USAID, DFID, EU, WHO, DANIDA,
World Bank and so on. He has worked extensively in the state
of Jharkhand and was a part of European Commission Technical
Assistance for Health Sector Reforms which brought in many
positive changes in the state. He is an expert in programme
planning, implementation, monitoring andhuman resource management.
He is known for his Monitoring and Evaluation skills (M&E).
He is an internationally reputed researcher, presented papers
on various international forums. He authored few books and
several research articles published in national and international
He is a recipient of various awards, scholarships and certificates
of appreciation from USAID, Ford Foundation, Labour Ministry
and JNU. He also has conducted and participated in various
trainings for Harvard University, International Society for
Third Sector Research (ISTR), CIVICUS ( World Alliance for
Citizens Participation, USA), NCVO (National Council for Voluntary
Organisation (UK), National Institute of Health and Family
Welfare, Institute of Rural Management, Anand, VANI (Voluntary
Action Network India), Charities Aid Foundation India, Futures
Group International, Medica Synergie Pvt. Ltd etc.
Being a member of JHU Philanthropy Fellows and ISTR, USA.,
he has developed a strong network with professionals all over
the world. Experience of working with national, international,
bi lateral and multilateral agencies enabled to develop a
strong network with officials in state and federal government
as well as many national and international organisations.
He has good network with Indian Medical Association and other
health care provider associations and pioneered in public
private partnership models in health sector.