Title: Innovation in Healthcare
He was the founder and Director for 10 yrs at the Asia Pacific Ubiquitous Healthcare Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia that was designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre on eHealth (in 2013). In APuHC, Pradeep has been working on a range of innovative projects on eHealth and mHealth (jointly with the industry, country governments and global bodies like WHO, ITU and IEEE) in eHealth (using Information and Communication Technologies in Healthcare) and mHealth (healthcare using mobile phone technologies) across the Asia Pacific region. He is currently leading research on social entrepreneurship, such as Universal Healthcare based on UN Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs) through public-private partnerships. He has been the founder of IEEE Healthcom, the premier international conference on eHealth that has been held annually since 1999. He is now an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer on Social Implications of Technology.