Dr Sanjiv Kumar (MBBS, MD) has been working in the field of Public health, specifically in the field of Newborn Health, for the past 15 years. He has rich experience of leading and technically supporting programs related to newborn health in two of the most challenging states of India (Bihar and Uttar Pradesh). Currently Dr Sanjiv Kumar is leading Clinical program as Deputy Director Technical services. Dr Sanjiv Kumar has been closely following the progress of interventions related to newborn health in Uttar Pradesh, with his efforts there are initial positive changes in Essential Newborn Care, Management of Birth Asphyxia and preterm / low birth weight babies. He also caries vast experience in engaging with Government, advocating strategies that may result in improving the status of newborn management in resource limited settings. He has represented the organization previously as well in National and International conferences on Maternal and Newborn health.