• The International Association for Adolescent Health -
    11th World Congress on Adolescent Health

    International Association for Adolescent Health (IAAH) 11th World Congress on Adolescent Health: Investing in Adolescent Health - the Future is Now will be held in New Delhi, India from 27-29 October 2017, hosted by MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child and the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and with support of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. The Congress will combine clinical and public health perspectives, and present new approaches and best practices that can contribute to accelerated action for adolescent health and rights, both globally and with specific reference to India and the sub-region.


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    Jagriti Sammelan - Sharing & Learning Conference 2017

    18-20 September 2017

    MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child (MAMTA), You’re Invited for participating in the National level conference under RMNCH+A Project (Jagriti) @ Indian Social Institute...

    For more information: Click Here

    A series of events are being organised...See more events

    Hum sab ke liye, apno ke liye

    MAMTA is entering into its 25th year of journey,  and we take this opportunity by celebrating with you all through  creating a momentum on the evidences, experiences, learning  and challenges to further enrich collective learning on issues of our mandate.

    Stay tuned into our Website & Facebook to be a part of this celebration and keep sharing your thoughts and views.


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    Management Team

    Dr. Sunil Mehra
    Executive Director
    Dr. Sunil Mehra, MD (Paediatrics) from Banaras Hindu University, India has been a practising paediatrician for over three decades. Has founded MAMTA in 1990 and with his vision expanded its work to 12 states of India and neighboring countries of Bangladesh and Nepal.
    Dr. Mehra has conceptualized, developed and provided technical inputs into numerous maternal newborn and child health projects and has contributed immensely to the policy and program dialogue in the country and the region. He has been part of many task forces and committees in India and globally. He continues to support formulation of strategies and interventions to address issues like adolescent reproductive and sexual health, maternal and child health, HIV and AIDS in the country and the region. A committed professional, Dr Mehra along with a few others has now conceptualized the 10K club to work towards ensuring right to health of children and adolescent.

    Ashok Raisinghani
    Chief Operating Officer

    Ashok Raisinghani has a Masters in Political Science and an MBA in Marketing. He has over 18 years of experience in executing and managing multi state development projects. His core areas of expertise include fractional franchise, advocacy, social mobilization and Project Management. He has experience of leading medium to large scale projects in various capacities for development organizations, Private sector, Government and UN with a domain expertise in driving projects for sustainable community development, family planning, HIV mainstreaming, financial Inclusion, RMNCH+A and BCC for birth spacing methods. He has also interacted with the media, civil society organizations and line management of field resource personnel to mobilize communities and advocacy to spread public health products/issues in most of the Indian states.

    Prior to joining MAMTA as “Chief Operating Officer” in Delhi, Ashok has worked with IPE Global Ltd., Abt Associates, PATH, IIMPS-NABARD, United Nations Development Programmme (UNDP), National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) and Population Services International (PSI).

    Dr. L.S. Chauhan
    Senior Advisor

    Dr. L.S. Chauhan, working as Senior Advisor in the Non-Communicable and Communicable Disease thematic unit of MAMTA. He has more than 38 years of experience in this area. Dr Chauhan, a Public Health Expert, has worked in senior positions in the Ministry of Health & family welfare, Government of India such as Deputy Director General of Health Services and National Program Director, Revised National TB Control Program (RNTCP), Director National Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Delhi etc.

    During his tenure, RNTCP has achieved significant impact on Incidence, Prevalence and Mortality due to TB, Which has shown a considerable decline. Surveillance system of outbreak prone diseases has been streamlined and strengthened to give early warning signals of any impending outbreak or a public health emergency with appropriate response to contain it at the place of origin. Dr. Chauhan has played an important role in the development of National Program for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke. In MAMTA, Health-Rise, Hepatitis B&C and Cancer Cervix projects which are being implemented in some districts of Himachal, Punjab, Manipur, Delhi and Haryana have been streamlined and are achieving the given targets.

    Dr. Suresh Kumar Rathi
    Associate Director – Chronic Care
    Dr. Suresh Kumar Rathi is the Associate Director – Chronic Care Professionally qualified Medical Epidemiologist with wealthy experience of implementation of large and complex public health projects, teaching and Research

    Dr. Rathi supported many reputed national and international organizations and Medical Schools like The INCLEN Trust International for Neuro-developmental Disability among Children in India, St. John’s Research Institute and Centre for Global Health Research – CGHR for Million Death Study, Urban Health and Climate Resilience Centre for Heat and Health Action Plan, City Vulnerability Study and Disease Surveillance System, C. U Shah Medical College, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth University for medical teaching and research and currently MAMTA-Health Institute for Mother and Child in terms of implementation of various International and National Projects including HealthRise (Diabetes and Hypertension), cervical cancer, and Vihaan (PLHIV).

    He is also founder member of Urban Health Society of India.

    Dr. Rathi’s seminal work on myriad areas of Public Health reflected in his publications.

    Dr. Ajay K Singh
    Associate Director, Research and Evaluation
    Dr. Ajay K Singh is the Associate Director, Research and Evaluation in the RMCH+A unit at MAMTA. Dr. Singh is part of Senior Management Team of the organisation. In this role he provides leadership and technical oversight in Evidence-based programming, Program Monitoring & Evaluation, Operations Research, lead in conceptualizing, planning, implementation, analysis and quality assurance of research and program evaluations, he also ensures the performance management process that measures and evaluates progress against goals of the project.

    Dr. Singh has PhD and M.Phil in Population Studies from International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai. He has more than 12 years of research, monitoring and evaluation experience on issues of reproductive health and rights; the prevention of HIV, engaging men, health promotion and reducing gender-based violence with leading international organisation like Population Council, International Center for Research on Women, Population Services International, John Snow and Oxford Policy Management.

    Dr. Singh has also published various articles in leading peer reviewed journals.

    Mr Syed Mukhtar
    Deputy Director
    Mr Syed Mukhtar has nearly 30 years of experience in the areas of Financial Management & Administration for Multi-Country development Projects. He has been associated with MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child for the last 15 years. His expertise lie in implementing financial procedures, budgeting & monitoring of the grants, development of financial policies / guidelines for effective fund management, managing donor relations and has played an instrumental role in developing long term relationships with bankers, auditors & solicitors for MAMTA.