Afsar Mir | Health Technology and Strategy Expert


Afsar Mir is a health technology and strategy expert who works with SDV INTERNATIONAL to collaborate with inventors, early stage startups, and non-profit organizations to drive healthcare initiatives and bring innovations to market.  Afsar’s skills include formulating unique development and commercialization plans as well as setting up strategic collaborations to leverage resources that give technology platforms the best opportunity to launch into market. He brings this expertise to his role in leading project management and supplier relationship management activities for clients, ensuring that innovation and product development activities are well launched, well managed, and given the greatest likelihood of rapid and broad-based adoption.

Afsar has unique experience in executing projects addressing global health issues, on behalf of global health organizations, to enhance patient and disease management.  Most notable is his work in developing a solution to address the global medication adherence problem organizations are facing in the treatment of infectious diseases. The developed solution is currently deployed in a number of clinical trials and demonstrations in target risk populations throughout the world and discussions are ongoing for global distribution.

Additionally, Afsar is also experienced in securing investments from a variety of resources to fund project development. Most notably, he managed a team to secure a $25M investment to establish a global health focused pharmaceutical manufacturing organization.   

With his keen ability to distill complexity and develop differentiated strategies, Afsar is well positioned to solving problems and driving impact for USAID, particularly with the Bangladesh Mission, where has intimate knowledge of the population.  Afsar holds advanced degrees in Biomedical Engineering.

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— Chief of Health Information Management, Department of Veterans Affairs

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