We make societal impact fuelled by curiosity, bravery and a depth of understanding of science and health behaviours within and across communities and cultures in Asia.
Sovereign Health: Every day, we challenge the limits of what we can and can’t do. It’s part of our nature, and it’s vital to our ongoing innovation in health and wellness. We stare impossible challenges in the face and choose to “square the circle,” fight another fight, or find a better way. Sovereign Health is at the forefront of this charge, and we’re just getting started.
We are leading an evolution in health marketing and communications. One focused on patient-centric, personalized experiences, and rooted in science, creativity, innovation, and data. We provide leading, fully integrated health marketing communications solutions.
Sovereign Health exists to focus and mobilize best-in-class strategies, design thinking and amplification resources for the benefit of our clients. We do this in areas including data and insights, technology, healthcare specialty services, digital and CRM, CRO, marketing innovation, public relations/public affairs and other specialized areas.
We are Asia’s most agile community of Healthcare experts united by one vision: to bring our clients the right expertise at the right time to improve health outcomes and to unlock opportunities for their brands and businesses with Healthcare Professionals, Patients and Consumers. Our areas of expertise include scientific medical communications; creative brand campaigns; intelligence, insights, research; digital, information technology; social marketing, and public health.
Whether it’s new entry strategies or established brand awareness, understanding new insights with real-world evidence or health-economics, Rx-OTC or public health engagement frameworks; we address Asia’s most pressing issues. We provide bespoke solutions in fields ranging from medical communications and content design to building scientific relationships and fostering partnerships between stakeholders in the public and private sectors, and more. We employ specialist research to build relationships between physicians, patients, regulators, and the private sector in pursuit of better healthcare outcomes.
Sovereign Health; driven by the impossible while striving for perfection. We excel in scientific platform development, publications planning and thought leader engagement. We also provide services such as advisory boards, medical and regulatory writing, conference symposia and meeting services as well as CME and eLearning programmes.
At Sovereign Health we work tirelessly for our clients and patients. We provide Rx brand consultancy and promotion equipped for a new technology-driven chapter, as well as both strategic and scientific expertise. We also conduct cutting edge medical writing and scientific storytelling, give you digital media solutions along with social and pharmacy engagement, and provide you with digitally integrated salesforce materials. The end result of all the above, is your category and brand’s identity being improved and well known because of our many advertising and promotion services.
At Sovereign Health, we demand creation for health. We undertake emerging and developing market initiatives, as well as get stuck into NGO, government and community based programmes across communicable and non-communicable diseases.
Our work is ultimately for the health and wellness outcomes for patients, caregivers and health service providers. We not only provide OTC & pharmacy engagement, run disease awareness programmes but also give behavioural frameworks, insights and customer engagement.
Sovereign Health’s key asset is its diverse and experienced team. Our team is a medley of professionals with a variety of different types of expertise in areas ranging from developing healthcare communications strategy across continents and cultures, to building partnerships between private and public stakeholders in healthcare, to in-depth scientific understanding. Tying together this wide array of skills, experience, and expertise is a shared commitment to bring about positive change in the world of public health by facilitating partnership, understanding, and shared innovation between communities and the plethora of private and public actors who shape the field. The unique blend of expertise and passionate idealism enables Sovereign Health to provide partners with an approach to healthcare communication rooted in mobilising the innovative spirit of the healthcare industry as a force for the advancement of social responsibility.
Having been born in India, grown up in Singapore and Malaysia, and worked in Singapore, Johannesburg, Shanghai, and New Delhi, Rohit provides a uniquely diverse array of expertise, contextual understanding, and experience. With over 22 years of active healthcare-agency experience across multiple emerging and developed markets, Rohit brings a well-attuned and unique commercial perspective to help navigate through the complexities of the healthcare-communications industry. Between 2012 and 2019, he led the commercial, strategic and creative expansion of Ogilvy CommonHealth and WPP Health & Wellness’ operations in the Asia Paciﬁc region, as well as overseeing the operations for the Singapore Global and Regional Asia Pacific hub for 8 years. Prior to that, he managed McCann Worldgroup and IPG’s health operations across Asia, Africa and Middle East for 10 years. In this capacity, he worked with partners ranging from Non-Governmental Organisations and foreign aid programmes such as USAID; to multinational pharmaceutical and healthcare firms such as GlaxoSmithKline, Adcock Ingram, and Nestlé; to government agencies and public sector organisations across South East Asia, Subsaharan Africa, and the Middle East. Working across so many diverse yet overlapping contexts, Rohit has developed an approach to healthcare communications that is rooted in understanding the nuances of engaging with audiences from across cultures and regulatory contexts. He is currently under enrolment for a Masters in Public Administration at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore.
Keith has a stellar track record managing commercial teams for Nestlé in ASEAN, North East Asia and South Asia regions for over 30 years; living and working in Australia, Switzerland, Indonesia, Philippines, Hong Kong, Thailand and Singapore. As a result, he has an excellent understanding of the nuances and complexities of working in the region. His career at Nestlé was spent mostly in Infant and Medical Nutrition categories. Keith was a pioneering member of the team that started and developed the Nestlé Medical Nutrition business in Asia and Middle East region. He has deep experience and expertise in opening new markets, new product development, regulatory compliance, medical liaison, sales and marketing management. Keith was educated in Australia at Monash University, and started his career as a medical sales rep and progressing through more challenging marketing and sales positions rising through the ranks to senior general management and leadership positions in the APAC region. He retired from Nestlé in 2018 and currently resides in Singapore with his family.
Currently based in India, Raja is an incisive medical communication professional with over 18 years of experience in CME/CPD, medico-marketing/medical communication, client servicing, and KOL management; managing medcom programmes for healthcare professionals in Asia Pacific and the Middle East and North Africa region.He has extensive experience in the planning and delivery of key innovative medcom programmes through multi-channel platforms for leading pharmaceutical/consumer healthcare companies in order to facilitate effective engagement with their target audiences across medical specialities. Raja is mainly responsible for designing medical communication/education strategies and delivering high quality medical communication/education programmes in collaboration with national and international medical associations, universities and hospitals, and key opinion leaders across medical specialties. Managing multiple stakeholders and surpassing client expectations is a cornerstone to this experience.
Shailesh has over 25 years professional experience as a doctor, technologist and digital health entrepreneur. He qualified as a doctor in the UK and worked for several years in the UK National Health Service (NHS), initially as a physician specialising in respiratory medicine and later in public health. He then followed his passion for technology, working as a software developer and architect in several start-ups and larger companies in the medical and finance domains including 10 years at Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan. He has set up and managed development teams in the UK, Europe and India.
Shailesh spent 5 years as Vice President of Product at Patients Know Best, a successful and innovative provider of personal health records. During this period PKB saw rapid growth and now holds several million NHS patient records as well as being the only personal health record system integrated with the national NHS App.
Shailesh holds a medical degree from the University of Birmingham in the UK and an MSc in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians UK and has a postgraduate qualification in Health Informatics from University College London.
Vaibhav Gupta currently leads Public Affairs and Fundraising at B Medical Systems, a global manufacturer and distributor of medical-grade devices that enable storage and transportation of vaccines, blood components, and laboratory specimens. He is a global health and international development professional with nearly 16 years of experience. Having worked at the World Health Organization, World Bank, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA), Vaibhav has deep knowledge of health finance, malaria, and, maternal and child health. He brings with him extensive knowledge of global health actors. As a former advisor to a Minister in the Government of India, Vaibhav also brings a unique perspective on how public policies are shaped in countries.
After having spent his initial years in India, Vaibhav has lived in Singapore, Malaysia, Switzerland, U.S, and the U.K. He has also led projects in several countries in Asia and Africa, working closely with senior officials in government. Thus, Vaibhav brings a balanced perspective to discussions on public health.
Vaibhav is a Georgetown University and Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholar. He has a Masters in Public Policy from Georgetown University and a Bachelors in Economics from the University of Cambridge. Vaibhav is currently pursuing a Masters in Global Health Policy from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
Greg’s media career started in film and television at executive level in Australia and the UK. Seeing a desperate need for quality healthcare media and with new technologies developing in the late nineties Greg assembled a team to create 3D media for health and medical. This media has been regarded as industry best. In 2016 Greg developed a unique mobile platform to navigate to any part of the anatomy through hand gesture technology. The platform is unique, flexible, available on all devices and infinitely customisable. Current applications provide for use in professional, patient and educational situations. Combine the flexibility of this unique technology with high quality media, you have a compelling tool available either on your desktop or in your pocket. Greg is combining this unique platform with other technologies in AR and VR. Greg has been awarded innovation and technology awards and 2 worldwide patents in education.
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