About Us

Founder & Director
Dr Raman Kumar
Institute of Family Medicine and Primary Care

Dr. Raman Kumar was recently featured on the cover of ‘THE LANCET’ as a global primary healthcare leader. He holds a longstanding interest in making a contribution to primary care. Dr. Kumar is the founding president of the Academy of Family Physicians of India (AFPI), an organization that is spearheading the movement for the return of trusted family doctor tradition in India. Dr. Kumar is credited with creating a large pool of young doctors eager to pursue vocation in family medicine - Primary care practice

He represented all young family physicians on the executive board of the WONCA (World Organization of Family Doctors) from 2013-2016. He continues to be on the WONCA international leadership board as South Asia President. Coming from Bihar, one of the poorest states, Dr. Kumar has championed the cause of the rural population and the underprivileged section of the society. In 2018 he has successfully organized the 15th World Rural Health Conference in New Delhi. The conference successfully culminated in the adoption of the “Delhi Declaration 2018’ calling for people living in rural and isolated parts of the world to be given special priority, if nations are to achieve universal health coverage. Delhi declaration, endorsed by WHO, revisited the Alma Ata Declaration with the aim to achieve the highest possible level of health for the communities we serve, with the goal of “Health for All Rural People.”

Through his career, he has worked at several public and private health institutions in India throughout his career. Recently he has been nominated as Convener of the Specialist Board in Family Medicine discipline, at the National Board of Examinations, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. He has been associated with many journals in the capacity of editor, reviewer. He also has extensively written on primary care which have been published in major national and international journals.

Dr. Kumar has been conferred with several awards and recognitions which include the Healthcare Leadership Award 2012 India, Montegut Global Scholar Award 2013 by the American Board of Family Medicine, and Jyoti & Ramnik Parekh Award 2015 for Primary Care. Presently he works as a full time clinician and family doctor at associated clinics of the Institute of Family Medicine and Primary Care. His core interests are in the complete transformation of primary care within the domains of professional development, education, training, standards, and digital and IT services.

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Institute of Family Medicine and Primary Care
03 Ground Floor, DOC24 Health Center, Gaur Galleria, Gaur City 2,
Greater NOIDA West, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh 201301 India