Harmala Gupta

Founder President

Mrs Harmala Gupta founded CanSupport in 1996 from her own experience of cancer and the need for a peer support group. She is a pioneer of palliative care in India and introduced the Home based model of palliative care in the country.

Pankaj Mathur


A healthcare professional, he is an MBA and has over 30 years of experience in Health sector in Marketing, Hospital Management and Not for profit organisations.

Dr Ravinder Mohan

Head - Knowledge, Training, Education and Research

He is an MBBS with post graduation in Palliative care from Flinders University, Australia.

Dr. Reena Sharma

Head - Home Care Services

She is an MBBS with post graduation in Palliative care from University of Cardiff UK.

Headquarters/Day Care Services

Head: Dr Reena Sharma
Senior Nurse & Trainer – Field Support Team (West): Rugmini P
Senior Nurse & Trainer – Field Support Team (East): Sindhu Raj
Senior Counselor & Trainer – Field Support Team (West): Pallika Chaudhary
Senior Counselor & Trainer – Field Support Team (East): Narender Gautam
Program Administrator: Birbal Mahato
Program Assistant: Ashish Lal
Program Assistant: Punit
Day Care Coordinators: Nadira Chaturvedi, Anjali Singh
Senior Executive –Telephone Helpline: Ratna Jajoria
Senior Executive – Telephone Helpline: Kamlesh Choudhary
Executive – Telephone Helpline: Divya Sharma
Social Worker – Third Party Resource Facilitation: Rajvinder
Social Worker Assistant – Third Party Resource Facilitation: Rajkumar
Head: Dr Ravinder Mohan
Chief Nurse Trainer: Savita Luka Masih
Chief Counselor Trainer: Bina Akhtar
Manager – Individual Relationships: Navdha
Assistant Manager – Institutional Relationships: Saurabh Dwivedi
Assistant Manager –Communications & Events: Usman Siddiqui
Assistant Manager – Donor Relationships: Savita Arora
Logistics Coordinator – Events: Ravi
Manager: Renu Verma
Senior Executive: Anil Pandey
Admin Executive: Sagir Khan
Accounts: Executive Amit Sharma

Palliative Care Field Centers

Dr Reena Sharma
Dr Santha Swarupa
Dr Devendra Kumar Gupta
Dr Sudheer Kumar
Dr Francis Dias
Dr Suman Bala
Dr Manmohan Dogra
Dr Kanu Ranjan Dhar
Dr Pawan Garg
Dr Sunil Markan
Dr Ram Gopal Verma
Dr Devina Garg
Dr. Anita Harish
Miniamma John
Maniamma R
Ansamma Joseph
Deepika Masih
Gladcey Bency
Iftekhar Bi
Jessy Sunny
Jiji Thomas
Kamla Singh
Karmali KC
Manita Luka
Manju D Babu
Marykutty Joshi
Mini Sebastian
Ramya Raghu
Rema PS
Saramma George
Seema Bohat
Shashi Chandra
Shashi Dass
Shalini Kumar
Shiny Varghese
Sini Kuriakose
Susamma Mathew
Valsamma Varghese
Geeta (Nursing Assistant)
Anil Sharma
Ashu Suri
Balvinder Kaur
Charanjeet Kaur
Jayanti Sinha
Mahesh Masih
Mausumi Bhansali
Meena Sharma
Narender Raghuvanshi
Renu Rajput
Rinki Pal
Shailly Sharma
Shashi Bhandari
Shipra Singh
Simranjeet Kaur
Sonu Katiyar
Surendr Manjhi
Sunita Sharma
Usha Rani
Rekha Rani
Mahesh Kumar
Rajni Bhatia

Managing Committee

Honorary President & Founder.

Cancer survivor and pioneer in cancer support services in India.
Read Her Story

Honorary Treasurer-cum- Secretary

Ex IAS. Currently member of the UK-India Roundtable and Trustee of Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust and Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund.

Honorary Member

Former Member, Planning Commission of India; Former Chairman, Boston Consulting Group, India, Axis Bank Foundation and Save the Children India; Scenarist & Author.

Honorary Member

Founder and Chairman of Manas Advisory, a Consultancy practice focusing on Leadership Coaching as well as on business and cultural relations with China, Mongolia and Myanmar; Formerly President of The Oberoi Group of Hotels.

Honorary Member

Philanthropist with a special concern for young cancer patients. Founder of Luba Hamied Children’s Foundation in Mumbai whose Discovery Centre helps children with cancer through art, Origami models and games.

Honorary Member

Post graduate in English Literature and Mass Communication. At Sterling Publishers she facilitated a first-of-its-kind joint venture with a German publishing house and now spearheads its children’s publishing.

Honorary Member

Software Engineer and MBA. Experienced in investment banking, private equity and software development. Presently working with a venture capital firm, SAIF Partners.