The secretariat is located at the George Institute for Global Health, Hyderabad, India.

Write to the Secretariat at Manushi Sharma ( or D Praveen (

Praveen Devarsetty

Praveen Devarsetty is the Program Head for Primary Healthcare Research at the George Institute for Global Health, India. He is a public health specialist with thorough knowledge of epidemiological study designs and with a keen interest in systems based innovations to address inequities related to chronic diseases. He has intensive experience in developing and implementing large population-based primary care research programs involving the use of e/m-health strategies in India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Thailand. He is also the elected co-chair of the hypertension research program of Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases, a collaboration of major research funding agencies to specifically address chronic non-communicable diseases.

Manushi Sharma

Manushi has a background in Pharmacy and Health Economics. She has six years of work experience at the intersection of health economics and project management with various stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific region. Previously, she has worked with the Public Health Foundation of India in the development of sustainable health financing mechanisms for the different states in India; and, with the nodal agency for health technology assessment (HTA) of the Thai Ministry of Public Health. At George, she will work with the Primary Health Care Research Consortium (PHCRC).


The George Institute for Global Health India,

Elegance Tower, 311-312, Third Floor, Jasola Vihar,

New Delhi, Delhi 110025, 

Phone011 4158 8091

Building, Plot No. 57, Second Floor,

Corporation Bank, Nagarjuna Circle,

Punjagutta, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034

Phone040 30994444