Dr. Suresh Jadhav (1949-2021)
Pune, 07 December 2021 – Today was a sad day for all in the vaccine industry with the passing away of Dr. Suresh Jadhav: a humble, friendly yet very knowledgeable and highly respected person. His warm smile and kind words are still on our minds.
We convey our heartiest and sincere condolences to his family and close friends on his loss and pay tribute to his exemplary lifetime and dedication to vaccines and immunization.
He was a great vaccinologist and one of the persons with a pivotal role, for over 40 years, in building the Serum Institute of India global outreach, in getting WHO pre-qualification of several products.
Dr. Jadhav was also instrumental in leading the Developing Countries Vaccine Manufacturers Network (DCVMN) into its current status and we owe him a huge debt of gratitude.
We shall continue our work in respect of his life, legacy and memory.