Dr. K. Suresh Kumar, Director of WHO Collaborating Center in Community Participation in Palliative Care and Long- Term Care is also an Ashoka Fellow. Active in Palliative Care scene in India and abroad for the last 25 years, he had held Faculty positions in different Universities in United Kingdom, Australia and Thailand. He has involved in developing community based palliative care projects in multiple sites in India and abroad. He currently works with Palliative Care projects in Kerala, Pondicherry, West Bengal and Manipur in India and also in multiple sites in Indonesia, Sri lanka, Bangladesh and Thailand. Suresh Kumar also writes regularly international palliative care journals.