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Knights of Charity

Dr. Huz bestowed with Ecumenical Medical-Humanitarian order knights of St. John of Jerusalem (Knights of Charity)

About

Sir Dr. Huz (Huzaifa Khorakiwala) heads the non-profit organization, Wockhardt Foundation which runs several programmes in health, education, water and sanitation across the breadth of the country. Its flagship programme Mobile 1000 operates more than 105 Mobile Medical Units across 18 states in India administering free primary healthcare to more than 2 million Indians in rural & remote parts of India. Its sanitation programme – Pronto Toilets is part of the Prime Minister’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. It has now undertaken an ambitious plan of constructing more than 60,000 household toilets in Orissa.

He is also the Executive Director of Wockhardt Limited and is also part of the promoter family of Wockhardt Group - a leading pharmaceutical and healthcare group.

Sir Dr. Huz is an MBA from the prestigious Yale University in USA. He has won numerous Awards and is associated with many social causes.

He has handled many important positions with Wockhardt, India Center Foundation, Grameen Creative Lab.

He is also the Founder of "The World Peacekeepers Movement", an online movement comprising of more than a million peacekeepers, forming the world’s 2nd largest army.

He is also the Chairman of The Peace Mission Private Ltd, which sells Peace Chocs – chocolates spreading peace

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) in the specialized area of Philanthropy by Commonwealth Vocational University, Kingdom of Tonga
  • D.Litt (Doctor of Letters) by CIAC Global in affiliation with KEISIE International University, South Korea
  • Indian Virtual University for Peace and Education (Honorarium Doctorate) for contribution to the society – June 2016
  • International Open University (Honorary Doctorate) 2011
  • Yale University (MBA) 1996
  • H R College (B.COM) 1992
  • G D Somani School (SSC) 1986

Titles

  • Executive Director, Wockhardt Limited
  • Trustee & CEO, Wockhardt Foundation
  • Founder – The World Peacekeepers Movement
  • Chairman - The Peace Mission Private Ltd

Awards

Wockhardt Foundation conferred with ‘BEST SERVICE AWARD’ For Significant National Contribution by ITS

2016

Honoured for Best CSR Practice in Healthcare -Mobile 1000 health van initiative

2016

BT-CSR Excellence Award

2016

CSR Leadership Award

2016

Lions CSR Precious Award

2016

Champion of WSIS Prize 2016’ award for E-Learning Programme at Geneva, Global Awards

2016

Outstanding Leadership Award’by Nurturing the Future Foundation

2016

Dr. Huz receives Honorarium Doctorate from the Indian Virtual University for Peace and Education for his contribution to the society

2016

Best CSR Project in Healthcare for Mobile 1000 Medical vans – India CSR

2015

Best Community Development Award for Mobile 1000 – World CSR Congress

2015

CSR Professional of the Year – World CSR Congress

2015

Bronze Award for Table Calendar – A.B.C.I (Association of Business Communicators of India)

2015

Rajiv Gandhi Global Excellence Award

2013

Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award

2013

Bharat Gaurav Award

2013

Asian CSR Leadership Awards

2013

CSR Excellence & Leadership Award

2013

Inclusive India Award under the Corporate Category for ‘Best Social Work in the Realm of Primary Healthcare

2012

IPE CSR Corporate Governance Award

2012

IDF – CSR Award

2011

AmeriCares India Spirit of Humanity Award

2010

USA BF Foundation of the Year Award

2010

HEF Award for ‘Outstanding contribution to the teaching community with special reference to Human Values

2010

Best Pharma CSR award at the Pharmaceutical Leadership Summit

2010

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