Dr. Prakash Vaishnav

Dr. Prakash Vaishnav

M.B.B.S., D. Ped (Diploma in Pediatrics),  M.D. (Pediatrics),  D.H.A. (Diploma in Hospital Administration)

 Public Health Care, Medical Training, Health Policy, Motivational Trainer

Summary (Highlights)

35 years of  experience in public health administration, public health training, paediatric care, UG and PG medical training, motivational-leadership and quality-concept training, health policy and programme planning and execution, hospital and health care management, and public health measures during disasters



  • As child health trainer, trained around 53000 health functionaries on IMNCI (Integrated Management of New-Born and Childhood Illness), NSSK(Navjaat shishu Suraksha Karyakram), SAM (Severe Acute Mal-Nutrition) , ENBC (Essential New Born Care), AFHS (Adolescent Friendly Health Services), ORS (Oral Re-hydration Solution) Zn, and Immunisation which resulted in lowering state IMR (Infant Mortality Rate)
  • As coordinator, paediatrician, and public health expert lead disaster management during Radhanpur Malaria epidemic, Surat-Tapi Flood, and Godhra Riots resulting in decreased morbidity and mortality
  • As Master trainer for IYCF(Infant and young child feeding practices ),ENBC, and NSSK trained more than 12000 health functionaries which increased initiation and exclusive breast feeding acceptance rate of mothers of Gujarat resulting in decreased state IMR
  • National master Trainer for ENBC,IYCF, NSSK, Immunisation, AFHS, IMNCI, FIMNCI (Facility based IMNCI),RCH (Reproductive and child health),SAM
  • Rotary International Volunteer as Paediatrician at Chittagong Bangladesh
  • Author of health booklets on AIDS, Polio, and ENBC
  • Special guest speaker Faculty at SPIPA (Sardar Patel Institute of Public Administration)Ahmedabad, and Gandhinagar on public health, disaster management, Ethics and public administration, Hospital and health management, motivation and leadership


SIHFW state institute Of Health and Family Welfare Ahmedabad/Gandhinagar

Role: Associate Professor (Assistant Director Health) Feb 2002- Dec 2015 (Rtd.)


Civil Hospital Sola Ahmedabad

Role: Consultant Paediatrician                     July 1989-Feb 2002


B.J.Medical College Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Role: Tutor in Physiology                                       March 1980- July 1989


 list of topics… 

  1. Teamwork
  2. Leadership
  3. Motivation.
  4. Stress management
  5. Holistic health
  6. Communication
  7. Business ethics
  8. Transparent administration
  9. Adolescent health
  10. Disaster management
  11. Life style disorders
  12. Deaddiction
  13. Noncommunicable disorders
  14. Malnutrition in children
  15. Problem solving
  16. Organisational culture
  17. Disability prevention
  18. Early intervention
  19. Infant and young child feeding
  20. Essential newborn care
  21. Immunisation
  22. Hospital management
  23. Health care administration
  24. Diabetes care