Dr. Sanjeev Singh

Dr. Sanjeev Singh is a pediatrician by training and did his masters in Hospital Management. He completed his PhD in Infection Control.

He worked as a Regional Coordinator at WHO-Indian a disease eradication program for couple of years before joining as Chief Medical Superintendent at a 1350 bed university teaching super specialty hospital -Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Center at Kochi.

He has done his fellowship in Patient & Healthcare worker Safety from University of Virginia and fellowship on Health Technology Assessment (HTA) from University of Adelaide. He is an Improvement Advisor at Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI), US. He is a faculty member at Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Kolkata (HEMP) and at IIM Bangalore.

Dr Sanjeev is also an Ambassador from India to the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and has been adjudged as “Heroes of Infection Control” by Association of Professionals of Infection Control (APIC), US. He is the International surveyor at International Society for Quality (ISQua). He was member of Technical Committee at National Accreditation Board for Hospitals, India (NABH) and was responsible for drafting accreditation standards for 3rd and 4th edition. He is presently the Vice Chairman of Research Committee at NABH. He is Chairman of Technical Committee at AHPI (Association of Healthcare Providers of India) and Health Sector Council of India (Government of India). He is member of Drug Safety Council (GOI) and member of National Advisory Body on Occupational Exposures. He is also member of Healthcare Committee at Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce of India (FICCI) and Secy of AHPI- Delhi-NCR.

He is an external consultant to WHO on regulatory, licensing policy issues and Quality Interventions in India. He is a Technical Advisor to several State govt healthcare projects (E learning, reduction of IMR, Antibiotic Stewardship and Infection Control), Technical Expert for University of Antwerp’s Point Prevalence Surveillance and Institute of Healthcare Improvement’s (US) on Neonatal Collaborative program. He is Technical Advisor on Infection Prevention and Antibiotic Stewardship for the State of Kerala, India.

He has written a book "Hospital Infection Control Guidelines: Principles & Practices" and has several international and national publications. He has been awarded "Best Practices" in Infection Control" by GOI and Quality Council of India(QCI) in 2010, "QIMPRO Quality award" for Lean Six Sigma implementation in Healthcare in 2012, “Outstanding Healthcare Professional” by ITP Publishing, Dubai in 2014 and FICCI “Patient safety” award in 2015 and British Medical Journal (BMJ) award in South Asia for “Infectious Disease Initiative of the year” in 2016. He was recently awarded as “Most impactful 100 healthcare leaders (global)” by CMA Asia in 2017. He was awarded “Quality Champion” award by Confederation of Accreditation Healthcare Organization (CAHO) in 2018 and “Best Quality Initiative project” by DL Shah Quality Council of India and Ramakrishna Bajaj award in 2019.

He is at the editorial committee for Asian Society of Quality Journal, International Journal for Research & Hospital Management and NABH Journal for Quality & Patient Safety. He is a Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma.