Manjul Joshipura

Academy of Traumatology, Ahmedabad, India

Dr Manjul Joshipura is a citizen of India. He obtained his medical degree and completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery with a Masters in Orthopaedic Surgery from Gujarat University, India. He then received higher surgical training in Orthopaedic Surgery in the United Kingdom. Subsequently, as a Rowan Nicks Scholar of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, he was a Visiting Senior Lecturer in the Surgery of Trauma at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

Prior to joining WHO in January 2011, he was a Senior Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon and Medical Director at Apollo Hospitals at Ahmedabad in India. He was also Director of Academy of Traumatology (India) and a member of the Emergency Medical Service Authority of the State of Gujarat, India. He is co-editor of several WHO publications on trauma care and services and serves on the editorial board of several scientific journals. He has extensive experience in developing and supporting trauma care systems in a variety of settings.

His current responsibilities at WHO include the development of trauma care systems, in particular as part of the Road Safety in 10 Countries (RS10) Project, and creation of the Global Alliance for the Care of the Injured. He provides scientific leadership and technical support in the field of trauma care to VIP, other WHO departments and Member States, in particular on system development, capacity building and quality improvement activities.

Chapters Authored

Essential Surgery