First Asian to be honored with the Highest coveted Life Time Achievement Award of COMHAD UK for his outstanding contribution and exemplary dedicated health services for the welfare of specially challenged people .
The Chief Patron of CF is Her Majesty The Queen of England Elizabeth.
Dr Uday Bodhankar has been elected as The Executive Director of COMHAD UK since 2018.
The Commonwealth Association for Health And Disability is a Pan Commonwealth NGO supported by the Commonwealth Foundation London and is in Official Relations with WHO. COMHAD is a long standing partner of WHO in a number of technical areas, in particular mental health, disability prevention, maternal and child health and reproductive health.
It is actively involved in promoting health development, exchange of technical expertise and inter-country training and education in health in 53 commonwealth countries all over the world.
COMHAD links professionals acoss the commonwelath and advocates the prevention of brain damage due to birth asphyxia (lack of oxygen either before or immediately after birth)which causes mental neurological and sensoy handicaps as an integral component of mother-baby care in commonwealth developing countries.
This Award has been bestowed in the August Presence of Chief Guest LT GENERAL DR MADHURI KANITKAR AVSM VSM Vice Chancellor MUHS.
Parma Bhushan Prof Shrinath Reddy Director PHFI.
Dr Naveen Thacker Global President of IPA and Dr Mrudula Phadke Advisor Unicef.
Dr Ramesh Mehta President BAPIO UK. Prof Rajaram Pagadala Former DGHS from USA. Prof Rawat Sir.
Dr.Sunil khaparde Advisor MOH GOI.Dr Jayant Upadhye National VP ciap and Dr Yashwant Patil International President COMHAD and also congratulated by Legal advisor COMHAD Adv Pranita Deshpande Netherlands,Various National Medical Organizations like IMA. IAP. NNF. FOGSI.ICMCH.MUHS.ICMR AND INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL ORGANIZATIONS LIKE UNICEF .WHO. COMHAD. CHPA UK AND BAPIO UK AND GAPIO have congratulated Dr Uday Bodhankar for receiving the highest international honor.