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Subject: Upcoming visit of team to India

To: "" <>,
Benu Bhatia <>,
"" <>
Cc: Dawran Faizan <>,
Alwin De Greeff <>,
Megan Camm <>,
PWC <>,
Heman Sabharwal <>
Date: 02/02/18 10:02 PM
From: Soso Getsadze <>

Dear Dr. Bhatia,

Hope you are doing well.

Please be informed that currently the Global Fund Secretariat, in collaboration with partner organizations is working on a project
“Future of e-Procurement Platform”.
The project is implemented PwC and aims to evaluate and suggest improvements to the current state of In addition to
interviewing users, the project team would like to meet representatives from few non-user countries. India has
been selected as one of the non-users of e-procurement platform. The project team would like to learn more about India’s
experience in procurement of health products and in particular through the government procurement system; Obtain your view and
thought on the future of global health procurement, major challenges, and opportunities.

The project team plans to travel to India during the next week (from 5 to 9 February 2018). If possible, the team would like to meet the
following officials of MoHFW, disease programs and representatives of procurement agents. We would highly appreciate your usual
support in scheduling meetings with the below-listed officials. We apologize for such a short notice and count on your understanding.

Shri Navdeep Rinwa, Joint Secretary, MoHFW

Dr. Kuldeep Singh Sachdeva; Deputy Director General (NACO) and India CCM Focal Point
Dr Manish Bamrotiya, National Consultant, NACO
Dr V.S. Salhotra, Addl. DDG, CTD
Mr. Manoj Kumar, PSM, CTD
Mr. Khan , GM (Procurement), CMSS
Mr. Gautam Nath (CEO) and Mr. Sanjay Rastogi and MR Satya Verma Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd. (SAMS)
Mr. Chandan Kumar, Rites, Joint GM

The project team is copied in the message and will be happy to share with you additional information and details on this project. The
project team may approach you directly to check availability of above officials and discuss possibility and timing of meetings.

Thank you for your support and we look forward to hearing from you,

Best regards,

Soso Getsadze, MD, MSc-PPM

Specialist, Health Products Management
High Impact Asia Department

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

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