Dr. Shantharam Baliga
Dr. Shantharam B. Baliga is a pediatrician & Professor in KMC Mangalore and closely associated with Mangalore Medical Relief Society. Over the past decade, Dr. Baliga’s initiatives in providing voluntary medical services, directly resulting in the revitalization of affordable tertiary care in public hospitals in Karnataka. Records show that his work has reduced the infant mortality rate in Karnataka, along with making health care more available. Today, more than 2,000 children of poor families receive free care from these facilities.
He has been nominated for the Jonathan Mann Award for ‘Global Health and Human Rights’ for his initiatives.
He is also the President of Malaria Control Action Committee in Mangalore. His initiatives contributed to a large extent in making Mangalore a better living place.
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