Professional Achivement

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Dr. Yashpal Sharma is at present serving as Officer on Special Duty to Minister for Health, J&K. Prior to this, he was worked as Medical Superintendent at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Institute of Medical Excellence and Shree Maharaja Gulab Singh Hospital, Govt. Medical College Jammu (J&K). Well known in the field of Hospital Administration, he has more than two decades of varied experience behind him. Passed his M.B.B.S from Govt. Medical College Jammu and was conferred with Masters Degree in Hospital Administration (MHA) from A.I.I.M.S, New Delhi. Awarded W.H.O fellowship in Health Economics at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. He is Accrediated Management Teacher (AMT) of All India Management Associated, Delhi and a NABH Assessor. An Alumni of AIIMS, New Delhi and Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, he has been visiting faculty for training of Medical Superintendents and senior Medical Officers at Indian Institute of Coal Management, Ranchi and Administrative Training Institute, Nainital. Life member of many institutions at Delhi including Academy of Hospital Administration,  Indian Hospital Administration, Indian Society of Hospital Waste Management & AIIMSONIANS. Member of Expert Committee of Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi. Has successfully completed various research projects of Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi like development of an ideal system for segregation of Hospital Waste at Govt. Medical College Jammu and Vivekanand Polyclinic, Lucknow; Documentary film of 40 minutes duration on Hospital Waste Management ; Development of websites for Health Department of J&K www.jkhealth.org and Govt. Medical College & Associated Hospitals Jammu (www.gmcahjammu.org), has written many books including Manual on Disaster Management 2001; Manual on Hospital Waste Management 2001, Fire manual 2002; Book on job functions of Health Care professionals 2002; Book on Hospital and Medical Gases 2002 and Handbook on Hospital Administration – Making a difference 2003; Awarded with Rashtriya Gaurav Award and Bharat Excellence Award & Gold Medal for out standing work in Health & Medical Education Department (J&K) by Friendship forum of India, New Delhi. Has many research publication in the field of Health & Hospital Administration to his credit.


Also member of following projects:
i. Upgradation of Govt. Medical College on the pattern of AIIMS, Delhi under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Surksha Yojna since 2003.
ii. Revised the norms for Jammu and Kashmir Nursing Homes and Clinical Establishments (Registration and Licensing) Act, 1963.
Member of following committees since 2004
i. Registrar / Demonstrators Selection Committee
ii. Jammu and Kashmir State Medical Faculty.
iii. Inspection of Nursing Homes and Para Medical Institutions of Jammu Province.

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