About Us

ihif_logo Founded in February 2007 by His Highness Maharaja Gaj Singh of Jodhpur, the Indian Head Injury Foundation was the outcome of a father’s concern for his injured son. After Maharaja Gaj Singh’s son Yuvraj Shivraj Singh suffered a serious head injury during a polo match, the family was subject to countless medical procedures, numerous remedial opinions and many tough decisions. Seeing the state of India’s social and medical response to head injury accidents and brain trauma, the Maharaja started on a mission to build a comprehensive system for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of traumatic brain injury, and to provide neuro-rehabilitation to the victims of such unfortunate incidents.

In India, Head and Spinal injuries are a major outcome of Road Accidents and natural disasters. Every year over 2,00,000 people die due to such accidents and another 5,00,000 suffer lifelong injuries and debilitation. Over 50% of fatalities could have been avoided if the victims could have safely evacuated to a hospital in the Golden Hour. Unfortunately, Trauma Care, Good Samaritans and emergency services are highly neglected in India and there is a major lack of infrastructure and medical facilities. The situation is getting worse and there is a need for all Stakeholders to combine their efforts and help in bringing down the accident rate as well as shortening the evacuation process of victims to hospitals. Under the aegis of the Indian Head Injury Foundation, a Primary Trauma Care Course was conducted at Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur by the IHIF Medical Director, Dr. Rajendra Prasad and his team from Trauma ...

Partner

ihif_logo Two heads are better than one, so we’re happy to announce our partners SaveLIFE Foundation (SLF) with whom we work closely to address the serious issue of road accidents in India. We shall work toward addressing road behavior, spreading awareness on basic safety, pushing for the enforcement of traffic laws, and improving the care head injury and brain trauma victims receive. We shall also work in collaboration with countless other organisations to form the National Road Safety Alliance (NRSA). In working together, we hope to form a solid foundation from which will stem increased awareness, stricter road laws and unmatched medical prowess.

Career

"Full Time Occupational Therapist needed with Masters Degree at IHIF Rehab Centre in New Delhi with relevant experience.May kindly contact : Dr. Tarun Lala, IHIF Rehab Advisor: 09810361690"