Dr Ramneek Ahluwalia is a Physician with an enormous clinical and allied health care management experience. He obtained his MBChB following which he completed his post graduate training in Internal Medicine (DNB). He is a registered Medical Practitioner with the three National Medical Councils of India, Mauritius and South Africa. To augment his management experience, he has also completed his MBA with a gold medal from the University of Cape Town, Graduate School of Business. He has recently defended his PhD in Public Health from South Africa giving his credibility a complete definition to his work in improving health systems and infrastructure, policy development and systems evaluation. Dr Ahluwalia has a multi cultural work experience in four diverse countries: India, Germany, Mauritius and South Africa. He has been heading various health programmes within the countries mentioned above, and has a diverse experience handling projects in both developed and developing countries.
He also represents at his capacity as the head of the Higher education sector within the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) and serves on board of various governmental and nongovernmental strategic advisory groups. He has an elaborative experience working with donor funded organisations and co-ordinating Public-private partnerships. To name a few, he instrumentally developed South Africa’s Biggest Public Private partnership called “First Things First” which is a partnership between the South African Government Departments: Department of Health, Department of Higher Education & Training, 14 Pharmaceutical Companies, Global Funds-World bank, USAID/PEPFAR, CDC and the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) and talks to “First priority of Every South African to look after their Health”.
He at his own capacity also serves as a health expert on the South African Delegation for BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China & South Africa) Academic forum and is also nominated as a Technical expert for the writing task team for health Declaration of BRICS summit India 2012 signed by the head of states. His major strengths lies in fundraising, operational management, project executions and policy development accompanied by strong leadership skills towards critically high stake programmes both in terms of monetary and stakeholder partnerships. He has addressed as a key note speaker at many International & National Conferences, forums & symposiums across the world.