Dr. Neelam Bhardwaj
Founder Chairperson & Managing Director
Dr. Neelam Bhardwaj has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. A highly skilled doctor, she currently works as a social obstetrician general practitioner and a public health expert through Helplife. She is driven by a passion to help others and works to uplift the underprivileged communities. Also, the founder and managing director of the organization, her own research and innovations in the field have helped improve motherhood and newborn conditions and have made her a trusted global technical advisor in over 40 countries.
Neelam previously worked with UNICEF, UNFPA, IRC, and PATH, where she practiced medicine in remote and fragile settings to bring innovative appropriate technologies that supported cultural practices, to save the lives of women and newborn babies. She has been recipient of several national and international awards, and has many publications to her credit.
Neelam earned postdoctoral degrees in medicine and healthcare management from a university in India, and received a diploma in Reproductive Health in Developing Countries from the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in the United Kingdom. An active member of the Compassionate Birth Network, she shares the association’s mission to provide compassionate birthing services and research that will preserve good cultural practices.
Having lived and practiced medicine all over the world, today Neelam resides in New York City with her husband, also a medical doctor, and is the proud mother of two grown sons.
International Society of Female Professionals Member Neelam Bhardwaj, MBBS, MD, DRH, PGDHHM can be found on the Association Directory, where she is looking forward to networking with you.