The Indian peninsula is separated from mainland Asia by the Himalayas. Surrounded by Afghanistan and Pakistan to the north west, China, Bhutan and Nepal to the north, Myanmar to the east and Bangladesh to the east of West Bengal.

Home to more than 1.2 billion people, India has a life expectancy of 64 for males and 68 for females. Sadly, the rate of children under five dying is 61 out of 1000 live births, the leading causes of death are pneumonia, prematurity and diarrhoea.

In 2010, the incidence of malaria was 1973 per 100,000 people.

Contact Details

For more information about our work in India, please contact:

Serina Cucuzza

Executive General Manager, Commercial Strategy and Industry Partnerships




Current Projects

  • Access Point Of Care Initiative

  • Evaluating the WHO Labour Care Guide in clinical settings

  • Gender Counts

  • Rapid review of maternal health recommendations related to the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Sexual and reproductive health in Asia and the Pacific

  • TB-MAC Multi-modelling Exercise