Topic: Lessons from a Doctor in the frontline.
About the Speaker:
Dr. Zarir F Udwadia is a consultant chest physician and MD, DNB, FCCP (USA) and FRCP (London) attached to the Hinduja Hospital, and Breach Candy Hospitals. He has struck the unique balance of combining a busy clinical practice with internationally acclaimed medical research. He sees over 10,000 patients annually in his extremely busy clinics.
He has over 160 PubMed indexed medical research publications. He has been an advisor to the WHO, Geneva, and helped formulate TB and MDR-TB guidelines. In 2017 Open Magazine nominated him as one of their twenty-five top minds for his impact on public health.
He was invited to give a TEDx talk on Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis at the TEDxGateway conference in 2016, this talk has been viewed over 140,000 times since its release. He is on the Core Committee of doctors elected by the Indian government to inform Mumbai’s COVID-19 pandemic response.