For more than 25 years, Harshad Sanghvi has made invaluable contributions to the field of obstetrics, gynecology and clinical epidemiology. After receiving his medical education in Kenya, Dr. Sanghvi completed graduate, residency and postdoctoral training in both the United Kingdom and United States.
As Chief Medical Officer of Jhpiego, Dr. Sanghvi is responsible for leading the organization’s technical and clinical approaches by designing and implementing effective, low-cost, hands-on solutions to strengthen the delivery of health care services for women and their families worldwide. He has extensive experience assisting more than 25 low-resource countries to adopt evidence-based guidelines, design training systems, develop health trainers and leaders, scale up training programs, and seek innovative solutions to improve the performance of health services for women. For the last 10 years, he has led the global effort in expanding emergency obstetric care as well as seeking solutions for preventing postpartum hemorrhage and cervical cancer in low-resource settings.