Dr Vinod Kumar Anand

Dr Vinod Kumar Anand

Technical Advisor- Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Save The Children

Dr Vinod Kumar Anand is a medical doctor trained in Pediatrics and has worked in one of the leading Pediatric hospitals, namely Kalawati Saran Children’s Hospital, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi for almost 21 years with a special interest in the field of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. He has more than 33 years of experience in Public Health as a clinician, programme manager, trainer, researcher and policymaker in the field of MNCH and Nutrition.

He has worked with government and UN organizations like WHO and UNICEF India office. He has managed multiple projects on combating maternal, newborn and childhood diseases, including malnutrition through practice and policy interventions. He has also contributed richly in the development of national guidelines and training modules on Health and Nutrition like IMNCI, F-IMNCI, Facility based newborn care, Management of children with Severe acute malnutrition (SAM), Maternal Health toolkit, Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) and is member of several expert committees constituted by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India.

He joined Save the Children as the Technical Advisor in July 2016.