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Who We Are - Our Advisory Board
Dr. Rashid Merchant
MBBs, DCH(BOM), MD (Pediatrics)

Dr. Rashid Merchant is one of the leading pediatricians in India. He is a Consulting Pediatrician at Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai, India, and Former Dean & Professor of Pediatrics at the B.J. Wadia Children’s Hospital, Mumbai, India. Dr. Merchant has worked extensively in the field of HIV, and has been Former Director of Pediatrics/Perinatal HIV Program. In the past 15 years Dr. Merchant has made focused efforts towards providing quality care to patients living with Thalassaemia Major in Mumbai.

Dr. Mamta Manglani

Dr. Mamta Manglani is one of the leading Haematologists in India. She is Professor and Head of the Department of Pediatrics, at the Lokmanya Tilak Memorial Medical College and General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai. The Division of Pediatric Hemato-Oncology has been helmed by her for more than 20 years resulting in the state-of-the-art Pediatric Centre of Excellence at LTMG Hospital. She has worked with a large number of thalassaemia patients; and has been at the forefront of providing guidance and training to medical and para-medical staff involved in the treatment of thalassaemia.

Dr. Aabha Nagral
MBBS, MD, DNB(Gastro)

Dr. Aabha Nagral is among the leading gastroenterologists in India. She is a Consulting Gastroeneterologist and Hepatologist at Jaslok Hospital, Fortis Hospital and Kasturba Hospital of Infectious Diesases, Mumbai, India. She has earlier worked in the Department of Hepatology at the Royal Free Hospital, London and Mayo Clinic, U.S.A. Her work in the area of treatment of thalassaemia patients living with Hepatitis C, has earned her the respect of the thalassaemia fraternity. She is a Founder-Trustee of the Children’s Liver Foundation.