Our leadership has experience
working in 5 continents
Pakistan1 of 17
Bangladesh2 of 17
India3 of 17
Indonesia4 of 17
Nigeria5 of 17
Philippines6 of 17
Singapore7 of 17
South Africa8 of 17
Sweden9 of 17
Turkey10 of 17
United Arab Emirates11 of 17
United States12 of 17
Vietnam13 of 17
United Kingdom14 of 17
Brazil15 of 17
Ethiopia16 of 17
Switzerland17 of 17
Alcela is currently incubating and supporting a number of innovative ventures which use a combination of cutting-edge technology and skilled healthcare providers to transform care globally.
Aamir Khan is an epidemiologist entrepreneur based in Singapore who has founded and led companies in the global health (IRD), health information technology (IHS), healthcare (CHS) and venture accelerator space (Alcela) .
Aamir previously founded Interactive Research and Development (IRD), a not-for-profit that improves global health through process and technology innovations. IRD is based in Singapore with global health delivery teams operating in Dhaka, Dubai, Ho Chi Minh, Jakarta, Johannesburg, Karachi, Lagos and Manila supporting programs in over 20 countries. In 2020, IRD has a direct grant portfolio of USD 30m, and is partnered on consortium grants totaling over USD 200m. He co-founded the Global Health Directorate at the Indus Health Network and brought grants in excess of USD 130m to the network’s operations.
Aamir trained in medicine at the Aga Khan University and in international health from the Johns Hopkins University. He has a part-time faculty appointment at the Harvard Medical School.
Zayed Yasin MD/MBA is a physician entrepreneur who specializes in using technology to drive healthcare delivery innovation. He has experience in public and private healthcare in the US, Europe and Asia, where he has developed an analytics platform for a regional health system in Sweden, a prehospital dispatch and management system for a private hospital group in India, and a SMS-based patient engagement platform being used in US primary care.
As Chief Medical Officer of Alcela, Zayed is focused on developing and implementing technology enabled care delivery solutions, with a focus on both acute care and chronic disease management.
Zayed is an Emergency Medicine specialist trained at Harvard and Yale, and was on faculty at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. He did his MBA at the Harvard Business School, where he worked with Professor Michael Porter developing new paradigms for Value Based Care. He co-founded an Emergency Medicine training program at the Indus Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, and is currently a visiting instructor in Emergency Medicine at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Sweden.
Ali Habib is a technology specialist with more than a decade of experience in designing, developing, and implementing health information systems.
Ali co-founded Interactive Health Solutions in 2013, and has executed USD 5 million of information technology projects in over 20 countries in Asia, Africa, and South America.
Globally, over 10 million people have been screened for tuberculosis, over two million children and women enrolled in immunization registries, hundreds of thousands of people screened for anxiety and depression and linked to care – all on information systems Ali and team have developed and deployed. Several are operational at national and regional scale in Pakistan, South Africa, and Indonesia.
Ali is currently rolling out a mobile app to empower tens of thousands of adolescent girls for social change; a highly configurable EMR that allows disease programs to track and maximize resource utilization; and an SMS based patient engagement system in the US.
Ali has a Master of Engineering Management degree from Duke University. He advises national health departments in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Zimbabwe on information needs assessment, interoperability, and system integration