Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI)

K. Srinath Reddy, MD, DM

  • MBBS, Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India, 1973
  • MD, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India, 1977
  • DM, Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India, 1980
  • MSc, Clinical Epidemiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, 1988
  • Member, National Academy of Medical Sciences, India 1989
  • Fellow, National Academy of Medical Sciences, India 2000
  • Professor of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India
  • Co-ordinator and Head, Scientific Secretariat, Initiative for Cardiovascular Health Research in the Developing Countries
  • Chair, World Heart Federation’s Scientific Council on Epidemiology and Prevention
  • Member, WHO Advisory Panel on Cardiovascular Diseases, 1993
  • Convener, Core Advisory Group on Public Health and Human Rights, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC of India)
  • Chair, Confederation of Indian Industry’s Advisory Group on Health and Human Resources
  • Coordinator, HRIDAY-SHAN (School based programmes for Health Promotion and Tobacco Control)
  • Editor, National Medical Journal of India
  • Member, Editorial Advisory Boards of: World Health Bulletin (WHO); Ethnicity and Health; Indian Heart Journal; Current Science
  • Member, WHO Scientific Advisory Committee on Tobacco Product Regulation.
  • Contributed to tobacco control education, advocacy and policy development in India in many capacities
  • Member, Indian Government’s official delegation to the Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB) of the WHO FCTC
  • Member, Indian Government’s official delegation to the Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group (IGWG) on the WHO FCTC (2004)
  • Recipient, WHO Director-General’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Global Tobacco Control – Presented at the World Health Assembly (2003)

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