Shiv Pande


Shiv Pande

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Shiv Pande, 2018
Born (1938-10-25) 25 October 1938 (age 80)
EducationVikram University
OccupationGeneral practitioner
Years active30
Known for
Medical career
FieldGeneral practice

Shiv Pande MBE DL FRCGP (Hindi: शिव पांडे; born 25 October 1938) is an Indian-born general practitioner (GP) doctor in the United Kingdom. In the 1980s, Pande presented the UK's Asian television programme Aap Kaa Hak, which ran for fourteen years. He was chair of the British International Doctors' Association (BIDA), formerly known as the Overseas Doctors Association (ODA). In addition, he was the first Asian doctor to be elected as treasurer of the General Medical Council. He is a visiting professor at Gauhati University, India, and at the University of Bolton.

He has helped raise funds for charity, including arranging a joint India-Pakistan cricket team to play against "the rest of the world" in 1985 to raise money for Mother Theresa's charity and the orphans of the Bhopal gas tragedy. In 2018, his story was one of those told in a book on migrant South Asian doctors and was simultaneously part of an exhibition on migrant doctors at the Royal College of General Practitioners in London.

Early life and family

Pande was born on 25 October 1938 in central British India.[1][2] Since his father had a business in Bombay (now Mumbai), Pande was able to stay with him and complete his early education in Mumbai.[2]

Pande married Kala and they have three children, including two who became GPs.[1][3]

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