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Who We Are

CAPED – Cancer Awareness, Prevention and Early Detection.

A Trust registered in the year 2014 under the Indian Trust Act, CAPED – Cancer Awareness, Prevention and Early Detection, as the name suggests, is a platform established for the dissemination of information and awareness creation about the latest developments in the field of cancer.

 

CAPED – Cancer Awareness, Prevention and Early Detection Trust has chosen the cause of women-related cancers with a focus on cervical cancer. Our mission is to identify and create different arenas to spread awareness and knowledge among women and empower them to take action regarding their own health.

CAPED – Cancer Awareness, Prevention and Early Detection has decided to take on the cause of women related cancers with focus on Cervical Cancer to start with. In keeping with this mission we are creating different arenas to spread awareness and knowledge among women so as to empower them to take action regarding their own health.

 

Why Cervical Cancer?

The ‘preventable’ cancer Cervical cancer kills more women in India than anywhere in the world. It need not.

Cervical cancer is one of India’s many healthcare ironies. It is a disease that experts say can largely be prevented. Yet, in India, it affects 1,32,000 women each year of whom 72,000 women lose their battle with it, according to the Cervical Cancer-Free Coalition. With greater awareness, it is possible to miligate the damage done by this continuously-exploding bomb if not completely dismantie it.

MR.  ARUN BHARAT RAM

Mr. Arun Bharat Ram hails from the renowned business family of Delhi, the owners of the Shri Ram Group and DCM with a legacy of more than 100 years. He is presently the Chairman of SRF Limited, an organization he set up in 1970, and which has now grown and diversified into a multi-business Rs. 5000 crore manufacturing company, having operations in India, Thailand and South Africa. SRF today is the market leader for most of its businesses in India and also enjoys a significant global presence in some of its businesses. He initiated TQM as a management way in SRF and the Company has so far earned the Deming Prize for two of its businesses, for the tyre cord in 2004 and for the Chemicals Business in 2012.

 

Mr. Bharat Ram was elected President of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) during 2000-2001 and continued to play important roles as Chair and Member of various council of CII till March 2015. He co-chaired the Indo German Consultative Group (IGCG) which consisted of eminent citizens from both the countries from 2002 till 2014.

Mr. Bharat Ram is actively involved in social development activities. Currently he is Chairman of:

 

  • SRF Foundation, the social wing of SRF, which manages its own schools and also supports education in villages;
  • The Lady Shri Ram College (LSR) for Women in Delhi which has consistently been rated as one of the two best colleges of India;
  • The Shri Ram Schools; and
  • CAF (India) – Charities Aid Foundation (India); and
  • A governing body member of CAPED– a registered Society for spreading cancer awareness program

 

He is on the governing body of SPIC Macay, a society for the promotion of the Indian Classical Music. He is himself an accomplished sitar player, having learnt it from Pt. Ravi Shanker.

Mr. Arun Bharat Ram has won many awards and accolades, The Jamshedji Tata Award, which was conferred on him by the Indian Society for Quality (ISQ) for the year 2006 and the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit, presented by the Federal Government of Germany in 2008. Mr. Bharat Ram schooled at the Doon School, Dehra Dun and graduated in Industrial Engineering from the University of Michigan, U.S.A

DR.  ASHOK KUMAR VAID , MD, DM

Department of Medical Oncology & Haematology, Medanta Cancer Institute, Medanta-The Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana, India.
Dr. Ashok Kumar Vaid is Chairman, Department of Medical Oncology & Haematology at Medanta Cancer Institute, Medanta-The Medicity, Sector-38, Gurgaon, Haryana, India. Dr. Vaid obtained his MBBS and MD (Internal Medicine) degrees from the University of Jammu, India. He was awarded his Doctor of Medicine (DM) degree in Medical Oncology from the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University in Chennai, India in 1993.

 

Prior to his current appointment, Dr. Vaid practiced and coordinated the Department of Medical Oncology at the Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre (RGCI) in Rohini, Delhi, India. In addition to his active medical oncology practice, Dr. Vaid has participated in many national and international clinical trials as a principal and sub-investigator. His clinical interests include Hemato-Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant. He has also taken keen interest in treating breast cancer, lung cancer and genitor-urinary cancers.

Dr. Vaid established the bone marrow transplant services in the private sector in Delhi starting with Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre during the last decade and has cumulatively carried out the largest number of bone marrow transplants in the private sector in Delhi. Currently at Medanta, he leads a large team which comprises of hemato-oncologists, pediatric transplant specialists, hemato pathologists specializing in transplant pathology, transfusion specialists, and molecular pathologists required for HLA typing and post transplant chimerism monitoring.

 

Dr. Vaid lectures nationally and internationally and has contributed to numerous peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and abstracts. His work has appeared in Journal of Clinical Oncology, Journal of Thoracic Oncology, World Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Diseases International. Dr. Vaid currently chairs the Indian Council of Medical Research Subcommittee on formulating guidelines for treatment of Hodgkin’s Disease in India. He is recognized as Teacher and Examiner for superspeciality course of Medical Oncology by National Board of Examinations and the Bombay University and a reviewer of thesis for award of PhD degree in Life Sciences, Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur, India.

 

He is an editorial board member for the following journals “Research & Reviews: A Journal of Medicine” and “Research & Reviews: A Journal of Toxicology”, and “South Asian Journal of Cancer”.

 

He was conferred the prestigious “Padma Shree” Award, one of the highest civilian award in India, by the President of India in 2009 for his contribution to the field of medicine on 14th April, 2009.

MR.  ALOK GOYAL

Alok Goyal is a co-founder and Partner at Stellaris Venture Partners, an early stage, technology focused venture capital firm based out of Bangalore. Alok focuses on investments in enterprise software, logistics and automotive companies. On behalf of Stellaris, Alok is on the board of Whatfix, Noticeboard and Loadshare, and also is an Independent Director on the board of eClerx, a publicly listed company in India.

 

Prior to Stellaris, Alok was a Partner at another VC firm, Helion Ventures, where he led enterprise software and services investments. Before his career in venture capital, Alok was the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of SAP India and had been associated with SAP since the year 2004 in various leadership roles in the United States and in India. Before SAP, Alok also worked with Siebel Systems, The McKenna Group, McKinsey & Company and Cadence Design Systems.

 

Alok has completed his MBA from INSEAD (France), MS in Computer Sciences from University of Texas, Austin and his B.Tech in Computer Science from IIT Delhi.

Alok is interested in cricket, light & classical Indian music, hiking and long distance running. In addition, Alok is passionate about mathematical puzzles and used to run a weekly blog at http://alokgoyal1971.com/.

 

Alok’s association with cancer started in 2007 when his mother was diagnosed with a late stage Ovarian Cancer. He saw his mother battle with cancer for more than four years, during which time he was the primary care giver.

MS.  RADHIKA BHARAT RAM

Current Roles

  • Jt Vice -Chairperson of The Shri Ram schools, New Delhi and Gurgaon, India – 2012 to present
    Ranked among the top three day schools in India
  • Hon. General Secretary of Delhi Crafts Council – 2016 to present
    Delhi Crafts Council is a registered, voluntary non-profit organization working for the promotion and development of traditional artisans and craft skills in a contemporary environment
  • Jt Secretary of The Blind Relief Association, New Delhi, India – 2014 to present
    Managing Committee member of The Blind Relief Association, New Delhi, India – 2011 to present
    The Blind Relief Association is an Institution that runs a school and does vocational training for the visually impaired children.
  • Chairperson of The Indian Blind Sports Association, New Delhi, India – 2014 to present
    With 133 institutions and sports organizations from 23 states affiliated to it Indian Blind Sports Association is the largest national level sports body devoted to the promotion of sports among the visually challenged in the country.
  • Board member of SRF Foundation, India – 2008 to present
    The SRF Foundation set up the well-known Shri Ram Schools in Gurgaon and New Delhi, as well as the SRF Vidyalaya in Chennai. In addition, the Foundation is intimately connected with the running of the well-known Lady Shri Ram College for Women. It currently runs various programs to improve the quality of rural education in India. The aim of SRF Foundation is to provide better education to underprivileged children.
  • Founding Member & Managing committee member of The Shriram Millennium Schools, Noida and Faridabad, India  – 2010 to present
    Highly reputed school run at the outskirts of Delhi.
  • Founding Member of The Shri Ram Early Years – Play school in Gurgaon
  • Executive member of Shri Educare, New Delhi, India – 2010 to present
    An educational consultancy company.

Committees / Ambassador

Radhika is a part of many committees in CII and is also Pinkathon Ambassador.

Social Initiatives

  • Radhika has participated in plays as a lead singer to raise funds for NGO’s like Azad Foundation and CAPED.
  • Mamma Mia Again, ABBA songs Musical, was staged at The Shri Ram Center, Delhi in December 2016 to raise funds for Azad Foundation.
  • I have a Dream, ABBA songs Musical, was staged at Apparel House, Gurgaon to raise funds for CAPED in April 2017.
  • I have a Dream, ABBA songs Musical, was staged at The Shri Ram Center, Delhi to raise funds for CAPED in December 2017.
  • She was also instrumental in staging a play, Khushi Ek Ehsaas, by the visually impaired children of JPM School to raise funds for Blind Relief Association at Kamani Auditorium in January 2016.

Hobbies

  • Radhika learns music at Theme.
  • She also loves to run and has completed 3 half Marathons in India in 2017.

MR.  AMITAV VIRMANI

Founder & CEO, The Education Alliance.

 

Amitav was Country Director, ARK India, a UK based NGO. As their CD, Amitav was responsible for launching several programmes around school leadership, english literacy, school vouchers and school quality assesments.

 

Amitav worked for Bristol Myers Squibb based in Princeton for 5 years. He has been involved with his family-run business since 1994.

 

Amitav was educated at the Doon School and went on to study Economics at St. Stephens College, Delhi University. He has an MBA from UNC Chapel Hill, USA. He sits on the board of Central Square Foundation, AVPN India and several other non/for-profit organisations in India.

 

In 2010, he became an Aspen Fellow, in 2015 he became an Ashoka Fellow and 2017 he was incubated as an N/Core Fellow.

Dr. SABHYATA GUPTA

MD, FICOG Director & Head

Deptt. of Gynaecology & Gynaec.Oncology Medanta – The Medicity,Gurgaon,India & Medanta – Vattikuti Instt. Of Robotic Surgery.

 

Dr. Sabhyata Gupta obtained her MD (Gynae. & Obst.) degree in 1991. She has trained in advanced laparoscopy in Germany following which, she underwent training in Robotic Surgery at Strasburg, France. She also took an advanced course in Cytoreductive Surgery for Ovarian Cancer & Peritoneal surface malignancies under Dr William Helm at the Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals, United Kingdom and subsequently trained under Prof. Dror Meirow in Ovarian transplant in Israel.

 

SHE IS THE FIRST GYNAECOLOGIST FROM INDIA TO DO ROBOTIC SURGERY FOR BENIGN AND MALIGNANT GYNAECOLOGICAL DISORDERS

  •  Contributed to various text books ,national & international journals
  •  Delivered lectures and presented personal work at various national/international conferences

Started the department in three start up hospitals including Medanta – The Medicity

Field of special interests : Robotic Surgery, Laparoscopic surgery and Gynaec. Oncology

ORGANIZATIONAL POSITIONS

  •  Vice President, Fertility Preservation society of India 2014 – 2018
  •  Coordinator, Deptt of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon, April 2007 – Nov 2009
  •  Coordinator, (North India), Clinical Research Committee, Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecology Society of India (FOGSI) 2003-2008
  •  Executive Member, Adolescent committee, Association of Obstetrics & Gynaecologists of Delhi (AOGD ) 2006 – 2007
  • Executive Member, Association of Gynaecologic Oncologist of India,2009 -2011
  •  Chairperson, Gynaec. Oncology Committee, Gurgaon Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society, 2011
  •  Executive Member, Gynaec.Oncology Committee, Association of Obstetrician & Gynaecologists of Delhi (AOGD) 2012 -2014
  • Executive Member, Gurgaon Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society (GOGS), 2012 -2013
  •  Coordinator – Young Women Club ( National Project under the aegis of National Adolescent Health Committee, FOGSI) 2012 -2013
  •  Treasurer, Asia Oceania Research Organization in Genital infections and Neoplasia ( AOGIN) –India, 2011 -2015
  •  Executive member, Gynaec Oncology Committee, Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecology Society of India (FOGSI).2012 -2015
  •  Peer Reviewer for the Journal of Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecology Society of India (FOGSI).
  •  Peer Reviewer for The Indian Journal of Gynaecologic Oncology.
  •  Invited as a trainer by Vattikuti Foundation, Michigan, USA for – Gynaec. Robotic Surgery Training of Gynaecologists at KIMS Vattikuti Institute of Robotic Surgery, Hyderabad
  •  Executive member, AOGD(Association of Obsterician and Gynaecologist of Delhi ) 2013 – 2014
  • Executive member, AOGD(Association of Obsterician and Gynaecologist of Delhi ) 2014-2015
  •  Executive member ,GOGS 2013
  •  Executive Member, Gynaec.Oncology Committee, Association of Obstetrician & Gynaecologists of Delhi (AOGD) 2013 -2014
  •  Executive Member, Gynaec.Endoscopy Committee, Association of Obstetrician & Gynaecologists of Delhi (AOGD) 2013 -2014
  •  Executive member, International academic exchange committee(FOGSI) 2013 – 2015
  • Executive member , Delhi Society of Gynaec endoscopists.2014- 2015
  •  Co-Chairperson, Gynaec.Oncology Committee, Association of Obstetrician & Gynaecologists of Delhi (AOGD) 2015 -2016
  •  Executive member, Gynaec Oncology Committee, Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecology Society of India (FOGSI).2015 -2017

AWARDS & Recognitions

  •  “Bharat Jyoti Award” Award Conferred By “INDIA INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY”, New Delhi, March, 2009.
  •  Bharat Excellence Award” & Gold Medal Conferred by the “FRIENDSHIP FORUM OF INDIA”, New Delhi 25th Feb. 2009.
  •  “Pride Of India Gold Award” Conferred by the “FRIENDSHIP FORUM OF INDIA”, New Delhi.
  •  “Rising Personalities Of India & Gold Award” by “International Penguin Publishing House”, New Delhi.
  •  Arch Of Excellence Award (Medicare) at All India Achievers’ conference at Delhi on 31st May, 2009.
  •  “Bharat Nirman Super Achiever Award” in the field of Medicine, 2011, New Delhi.
  •  “Mother Teresa Excellence Award” by Integrated Council for Socio-Economic Progress, Thrissur, Kochi, 25th Nov 2012 at Bangalore.
  •  “Bharat Mahila Award By Friendship Forum Of India”, 8th Dec,2012,New Delhi
  •  “Best Gynaec Robotic Surgeon Of The Year Award” by Time Research Media,26th Dec,2012
  •  “Best Gynaec Robotic surgeon” ( North India) 2015 by World Wide Achievers Pvt. Ltd

Dr.  Geeta Baruah Nath

Senior Consultant Gynaecologist & Infertility Specialist Artemis health institute Sector -51, Gurgaon 122001

Appointment: 0124-6767999 +91-9811112492

Dr.  Saguna Shukla

MBBS, MD

Sr consultant at Cloudnine Hospital, Gurgaon, Sector 56, opp. Hong Kong Bazaar
Appointment:+91-9958316157

Dr.  Suman Bishnoi

Qualification:

MBBS, MD(Obst & Gynae)

Experience:

Took VRS on 31st July 2007 after serving Govt of Haryana,Health Deptt. for >22years in different capacities as Senior Gynaecologist in different District Hospitals

Senior Medical Officer, Medical Supdt Civil Hospital Gurgaon, Deputy Civil Surgeon in different capacities at Gurgaon.

 

I am a life member IMA

Executive member of GOGS(Gurgaon Obst & Gynae Society), Member of IMS(Indian Menopausal Society)

Since 2007 I am a practising Gynaecologist with my clinic at my residence & am attached to various hospitals like..

    • Artemis Hospital
    • Paras Hospital
    • The Cradle
    • Fortis Memorial & Research institute Gurgaon
    • Max hospital
    • Cloudnine Hospital, sec 47

 

Dr. Kanika Batra Modi

Consultant, Gynaecologic Oncology  
Fellowship gynae oncology
IGCS fellow, Royal Hospital Sydney
CO, Mayo Clinic, USA
Max Institute of cancer care, Saket, New Delhi
Special areas of interest : ovarian cancer, HIPEC, robotic surgery, preinvasive lesions of cervix.
Appointment: 9873150686,

Mridu Gupta

Chief Operations Officer

She has been in the social sector and an entrepreneur for over 20 years and associated with many NGO’s.

She is currently an honorary project Director at Nulife Foundation Charitable Trust, Founder of Shikshanjali Edutech Consulting.

She has been the driving force behind CAPED, setting it up from scratch, taking it from an idea in the minds of the trustees and giving it direction and concrete structure.

An inspiring and motivational person with vast directorship and CEO experience.

Madhu Yadav

Communications and CSR Relations Manager

Madhu has over 5 years of experience in technical and marketing field.

Prior to CAPED she had worked with MNC as a Snr. Software Engineer, event management and also worked on a freelance project for an NGO.

Her vision for CAPED is to spread the awareness among as many as possible and constantly works on the same. She is creative and Passionate about her work.

Ravi Kumar

Program Manager

He has been into the social sector from past 12 years and was associated with humana people to people india, smile foundation, compassivo Healthcare and many more.

Ravi looks after the operations part of CAPED, which includes largely connecting with the people on ground level.

He shares a deep passion and zeal to work towards the upliftment of the underprivileged people. He has attended several training and workshops to enhance his skills in this particular sector.

Md. Kausar Neyaz, Ph.D

Founder
Bio-Services |Prevention and Disease Control, Public Engagement Activities, Health Education and Research.

Dr. Neyaz received his Ph.D in Molecular Biology from the department of Biosciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, A Central University, New Delhi, India in 2007. He completed his doctoral research in collaboration with National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research, Noida, India. His doctoral research specialized in molecular characterization of tumor suppressor gene in Human Papillomavirus infected cervical cancer in Indian population.

Dr. Neyaz took up a post-doctoral research fellowship at Indiana School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA. His post-doctoral research was focused on  understanding the tropism and co-receptor preferences of envelopes for entry into primary cells and development of neutralizing monoclonal antibodies to block HIV infection.

He also has a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration with specialization in Human Resource Management from Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning, Pune, India.

He has more than a decade of experience in research, molecular diagnostics, education and training with specialization in development of cancer biomarkers. He worked with global leaders in molecular diagnostics and life science research based multinational corporations  and a multi-specialty tertiary care hospitals in India.

Dr. Neyaz proactively engages in creating mass awareness about common preventable disease in women and girls through the website and continuous public engagement activities. In this capacity, he has participated in various scientific conferences and workshops across the country as speaker and panelist. He can be reached at kausar.neyaz@bio-services.org