INTEGRATING 3D’S OF HEALTHCARE – DIAGNOSIS, DOCTORS & DRUGS.
A Pentalingual, Entrepreneur, Mr. Rakesh Pandey, CMD, and Founder Member Of The Board At Bravo Pharma Group.
In 2008, Bravo Pharma was established to expand the healthcare business globally, focused on Drug development; R&D in specialized fields like oncology, HIV-Self test, and liver diseases; manufacturing,
marketing and sales of medical products; medical tourism; telemedicine and advance diagnostics cum
The groups’ business avenues are distributed in the United Kingdom, India, Central Asia, Europe, USA, Africa, South East Asia, and Russia.
Currently, they work closely with John Hopkins Cancer Hospital Baltimore USA, Harlev Hospitals Denmark, Bravo Pharma contributes to an on-going cancer research program for the development
of the Bio markers for pancreatic cancer.
Belonging to a middle-class family and born in a small town called Motihari, Bihar, India, Mr. Rakesh vividly recalls that his preliminary education was irregular, and later he went into join Delhi University. The struggle was real as he would have to commute by buses too. He learned five languages English, Hindi, German, Russian, and Sanskrit.
The idea to venture into healthcare, sprouted from his work experience with multinational companies,
with a focus on integrating the 3-D’s of basic healthcare Diagnosis, Doctor and Drug. At ABB, he worked
for cancer research R&D manufacturing of drugs and their distribution in 8 countries globally.
Bravo Healthcare had to face varied difficulties, and opportunity losses for 3 consecutive years, as they
struggled to integrate the whole chain, but with perseverance, they were successful and are now one
of the few companies in the world focused on 3D`s of health care. Bravo was among the few companies competing for market share and visibility with leaders like GSK Global into Targeted therapy, advanced diagnostics into Oncology and R&D facilities. They are associated with the University College of London and John Hopkins University. Bravo healthcare also manufactures affordable medicines, self diagnostic test kit, in the field of HIV, Anti-Viral and Oncology.
Bravo Healthcare is an active member of FICCI, PHDCCI CII, ROTARY CLUB, and more such global entities.
The idea is to be connected with forums and associations to continue to serve the Healthcare Industry. The turning point for growth in Bravo Healthcare’s business was the association with leading R&D companies worldwide and in the second phase they acquired companies based in Europe and Africa.
Corporate Social Responsibility
BRAVO Foundation is an independent organization set up by the Bravo Pharma Group under the Corporate social responsibility CSR to facilitate public-private funded initiatives to improve the welfare of the Youth of Bihar specially focused on employment for youth, education and healthcare across Bihar, India.
The foundation has successfully established the 1st Free e-Library in the District Champaran and second in Bihar, also a Cricket Academy which provides absolutely free training facilities to the cricket aspirants.
Regular free camps for treatment to less fortunate and patients have been organized, under which they are able to help with medical aid and support for 160 cancer patients, 1000 kids suffering from aplastic
anemia and leukemia, provided for artificial limbs, adopted 400 stray dogs and made a shelter for them,
They also took initiative in launching the Satyagrah to Swaraj program on the occasion of the 150th Birth
anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi Ji. The groups generosity does not stop here, they have contributed INR 10 lakhs each to the family members (from Bihar) of the Martyred (CRPF) of Pulwama Attack
2019, and INR 2.5 lakhs to the family member of the Martyred (Bihar Police) & also Martyred(BSF) who hails from Champaran in 2016 and 2019 respectively.
Bravo foundation launched the Bravo Scholarship Program in 2016, for the Students of INHA University
Tashkent, Tallinn Technical University Tallinn, Estonia, and Tartu University Estonia, MGCUB Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Motihari East Champaran Bihar, India.
Mr. Rakesh Pandey’s passion is to serve the society, which continues to challenge him, intrigues and motivates him to compel to achieve the new heights in life and bring the happiness and better, affordable healthcare to the society.
Some of the excerpts from Mr. Rakesh’s Interview:
PV: God – What role does God play in your life & leadership?
Mr. Rakesh: Karma is the ultimate method you can succeed in life and its all destined and created by
God. You can travel between any two places that’s your destiny but the mode of transportation depends upon your Karma.
PV: Family – What do you do to keep your family Priority #1? With the busy schedule, you keep.
Mr. Rakesh: Keep your family close to your heart. Family is the number one priority always. We travel a lot and that’s how I make my kids learn.