Dr Sarabjit Chadha elected as Chair of the Core Group of Global Drug-resistant TB Initiative (GDI)
Dr Sarabjit S Chadha is a clinician by training with over 15 years’ experience of treating TB (including drug resistance TB) and public health. He is currently working with Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) as the Regional Technical Director.
He has earlier worked with International Union Against TB and Lung Disease (The Union) as Deputy Regional Director heading the TB and Communicable Diseases Unit for South East Asia.
He is the co-chair of the ‘TB and Prison sub-group’ of The Union. He was the Chair of the ‘WHO Regional Drug-Resistant TB Advisory Group’ for the South East Asian Region. He has been providing technical assistance to Nepal, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, India, Myanmar and Timor Leste on programmatic management of drug resistant TB. He facilitates international courses on ‘Clinical Management of Drug Resistant TB’; ‘TB prevention and care’ and ‘TB Operational Research’. He has nearly 50 publications in international peer reviewed journals.