Dr Himanshu Bhushan

Dr Himanshu Bhushan has a long experience as Clinician and served in far flung & remote areas to the present position as Deputy Commissioner & Head of Maternal Health Division. He has more than 13 years of Public Health Experience as a Technical Resource and Policy maker for Government of India.   

Many of the evidence based strategies have been introduced under his guidance like permitting Midwives & Nurses for giving Injectable and other drugs to save the lives during pregnancy & child birth, operationalizing Emergency Obstetric Care services, training of MBBS doctors in Life Saving Anaesthetic Skills & Emergency Obstetric Care including C –section.   

He is one of the pioneers in strengthening pre-service nursing teaching and training and has developed a road map for strengthening nursing in the country. Creating Skills lab, Quality Assurance at public health facilities, assured referral transport, creating exclusive Maternal & Child Health wings are some of the other key initiatives being spearheaded by him. He is also spearheading the Free Entitlements under Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakram (JSSK). A comprehensive strategy of RMNCH+A is also being implemented under his leadership. He is one of the pioneers in the implementation of many important policies of Maternal Health & other cross cutting areas.