Distinguished Cardiologist Dr Krishna Reddy has been appointed as Country Director of ACCESS Health India, company said in an official announcement on Wednesday.
Reddy has a long and distinguished career in India and is known internationally as a pioneer in comprehensive primary care, digital health, and integrated care.
“I can think of no better person than Dr. Reddy to lead our work in India and in other emerging economies. He has been a friend and supporter of ACCESS Health for many years, even helping us set up our first office in Hyderabad more than ten years ago,” said William A. Haseltine, ACCESS Health Chair and President.
“Dr Reddy brings a lifetime of experience in providing high quality care to people across rural, urban, high income, and low income areas. We are delighted to have him on our ACCESS Health India team,” Haseltine said.
ACCESS Health works closely with the Government of India and local State Governments to scale up innovative best practices in healthcare in partnership with private sector partners.
Prior to joining ACCESS Health, Dr Reddy was Director and Vice Chairman of CARE Hospitals. Dr Reddy co founded CARE Hospital in 1997.
He will take charge as new Country Director of ACCESS Health India from 1 December, 2018.