Dr Alexander Thomas conferred with ANBAI Lifetime Achievement award
Dr Alexander Thomas, President of the Association of Healthcare Providers - India (AHPI) and Former Director of Bangalore Baptist Hospital, received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the ANBAI-NBE Annual Conclave held in Coimbatore on 3 September 2022, in the presence of Dr K Kasturirangan (Chairman, NEP 2020), Dr Abhijat Sheth (President, NBE), Dr Minu Bajpai (Executive Director, NBE), Dr Sudha Seshayyan (Vice Chancellor, the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University) and Dr Rajasekaran (President, ANBAI).
On receiving the award, Dr Alexander Thomas, expressed, "It is an immense privilege and honour to be recognised with this prestigious Lifetime award. I am humbled and grateful".
Dr Alexander Thomas, President of the Association of Healthcare Providers - India (AHPI) emphasized, "The partnership between ANBAI and NBE is showcased as an ideal relationship between the regulator and stakeholders which is extremely beneficial to the Nation. It is my hope and prayer that ANBAI will continue to positively impact post graduate medical education in our Country, and together with NBE ensure universal healthcare to all our citizens".
Initiated in 2018 to commemorate professionals who have dedicated their lives to the cause of medical education in our country on the occasion of Teachers Day, the earlier recipients of the ANBAI Lifetime Achievement award are Dr Pratap Reddy, Apollo Hospitals; Dr Devi Shetty, Narayana Health; Dr P Namperumalsamy, Aravind Eye Hospital and Prof. Srinath Reddy, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI).