Center for Health and Development (CHD Group) is a registered medical humanitarian non-political organization that is formed by a group of dedicated Doctors, Public health professionals, Researchers, Social Scientists, Veterinary specialists, Paramedics and service minded people from different spheres of life. CHD Group holds exemption under Section 12 A and Section 80 G of Income Tax Act, 1961.
Genesis of CHD Group
CHD originated and grew as a result of the passion and zeal demonstrated by Dr. Edmond Fernandes who juggles multiple profiles with immense interest and responsibility. Founded in 2014 after life transforming experiences and rubbing shoulders with people of different age groups and mindset, today CHD Group collaborates with Academia, Government and other International functionaries to build the humanitarian efforts working in different sectors of public health and development with major focus on Primary Health Care, Disaster Risk Reduction, Road Safety, Mental Health, Ageing & Policy. Animal Welfare is also a sensitive concern which CHD Group undertakes through one of its division. CHD Group engages in capacity building, advocacy, policy decisions, research and community centric partnerships towards empowering civilians.