Dr. Naveen Thacker
Dr. Naveen Thacker, is the Director of Deep children Hospital & Research Centre at Gandhidham, Gujarat and Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics at Pramukh Swami Medical College, Gujarat, India. He holds various positions such as Coordinator of Development-International Pediatric Association, Lead of Immunization Strategic Advisory group of IPA, Secretary of Child Health Foundation, Steering Committee Member of Immunization Partners of Asia Pacific, Member of Indian Expert Advisory Group on Measles and Rubella, etc. Apart from all this, he has served in various other positions like President of APPA, National President of Indian Academy of Pediatric, CSO representative to GAVI Alliance Board, etc. He was amongst the Top Influencers for the fight against Polio released by UNICEF on World Polio Day 2017 and was the recipient of many other awards such as Outstanding Asian Pediatrician Award, 2012, Rotary International Regional Award for Polio-free World 2010, Rotary Ratna Award District 3050, 2010, etc.