Dr A.G. N. Lakha (M.B., Ch.B., MSc (Edin), DPM (RCP Lond & RCS Eng) resides in London, England. He was born in Mombasa, Kenya, in1949. He is a medical practitioner. He has worked as a family physician for 24 years. He holds a Masters Degree in Pain Management from University of Edinburgh. He retired in 2009 at the age of 60yrs to devote full time to charity work and has been the founder member and chairman of Humanitarian and Charitable ONE Trust (HACOT). He has been a leading figure in the early establishment of Primary Care Trusts (NHS) in England in 1990s and was a professional member of the Primary Care Trust. He was also a leading family physician to have achieved the highest scores in Quality and Outcome Framework and to attain the highest targets. He was the leader of the Fundholding team of his practice, responsible for commissioning services.
He has been a member of several charities and been the chairman on various occasions. He was responsible, as chairman, to arrange the World Trade Fair Exhibition at Earls Court Olympia in 1995.
He is married with 3 children and has 3 grandchildren. He was a very active and successful participant in the field of elocution, debating and drama and is an avid reader. He has travelled widely.
He has a lot of experience working with very poor, destitute and needy individuals and has organised and participated in medical camps. He is the author of the Book, “HEADS YOU WIN TAILS YOU WIN”, the 1st edition of which was launched in September 1993 at the Dorchester Hotel in London.
He has, after retirement in 2009, spent most of his time in setting up the infrastructure of the charity, HACOT, and visits to Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania meeting stakeholders and attendances, in London, at meetings of various forums including Bond, Fund Raising Standards Board, End Water Poverty and Impact Alliance. He has a vast circle of friends and acquaintances and has excellent links with various organisations and community groups.
He has a proven capability as an organiser and a leader and has embarked on full-time commitment to charity work and will develop an effective working model for
- Poverty and hunger reduction
- Prevention of HIV/AIDS
- Provision of clean drinking water and safe sanitation for the very poor and needy people, worldwide.
At the initial stages the projects will be run in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi and progress to other countries.
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