Dr. Bir Singh, was born on 05 January 1956 . He completed his MBBS (1978) and M.D. (Community Medicine, 1984) – both from All India Institute of Medical Sciences. He currently is a Faculty Member at AIIMS as Additional Professor in Community Medicine. He also heads the AIDS Education & Training Cell of AIIMS as its Coordinator and is also the Faculty Incharge of Sex and Marriage counseling at AIIMS Hospital.
A prolific writer in English and Hindi, Dr. Bir Singh – apart from having 40 scientific articles & research papers in national and international medical journals – has also authored 19 books & booklets on health topics; more than 110 columns and articles on health in leading magazines and newspapers. He also has been a regular presenter of health programmes on Radio and T.V. with close to 200 programmes to his credit. Through the AIDS Education & Training Cell, Dr. Bir Singh operates a popular telephonic aids Helpline “Shubhchintak” (Phone No.011-265 88 333) as well as its internet based AIDSHelpline “e-Shubhchintak" at www.aiims.edu
His active contribution to his areas of interest has resulted in conferring of 3 National Awards of him in last 7 years apart from the Fellowship of Indian Association of Preventive & Social Medicine.He is also a member of or on the executive councils of many professional bodies as well as on editorial boards of some reputed journals.
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