Name

Dr. H G Sadhu

Present Designation

Scientist 'F'

Education Qualification

MD (General Medicine)

Contact Number

09712995315

Email Address

sadhuhg{AT}icmr{DOT}org{DOT}in;
hg_sadhu{AT}yahoo{DOT}co{DOT}in

Membership/Fellowships

  1. Life member – Association of Physicians of Ahmedabad
  2. Life member – Gujarat State Tuberculosis Association
  3. Life member – Indian Association of Occupational Health, Ahmedabad branch
  4. Member – Special Medical Board, ESIC
  5. Member – Institutional Biosafety Committee, Indian Institute of Advanced Research, Gandhinagar

Awards/Honors

Bel – Ind Award from IAOH for research in Industrial Medicine – 1992

Foreign Visits

Japan, Thailand

Research Interest

Occupational health aspects of exposure to dusts, heavy metals, pesticides and chemicals

Number of Publications

(a) International Journal: 8 (b) National Journal: 11 (c) Book: 03

Selected Publications

  1. Harsiddha G. Sadhu, B. K. Amin, D. J. Parikh, N. G. Sathawara, Umesh Mishra, B. K. Virani, B. C. Lakkad, V. K. Shivgotra, and Shruti Patel . Poisoning of workers working in small lead-based units. Indian J Occup Environ Med. Vol 12(3), 2008 December; 139–141.
  2. Sadhu HG, Parikh DJ, Sharma YK, Saiyed HN, Rao PVC, Kulkarni PK and Kashyap SK: A Follow up Study of Health Status of Small Scale Agate Industry workers. Ind J Indust Med. Vol 41 (3), September 1995, 101–105.
  3. Rekha Kashyap, Vijay Bhatnagar, Harsiddha G. Sadhu, Bhavana Arora, Nisha Jhamb, Rupal Karanjkar. Residues of Dioxin in Egg Samples Collected from West Zone of India. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. Volume 80, Issue 5, May 2008, 428-43.
  4. Lakho J. Bhagia and H. G. Sadhu. Cost–benefit analysis of installing dust control devices in the agate industry, Khambhat (Gujarat). Indian J Occup Environ Med. Vol 12(3), 2008 December, 128–131.
  5. A Dewan, VK Bhatnagar, ML Mathur, T Chakma, Rekha Kashyap, HG Sadhu, SN Sinha and HN Saiyed. Repeated Episodes of Endosulfan Poisoning. Journal of Toxicology – Clinical Toxicology. Vol 42, 2004, 1 – 7.
  6. A Saha, HG Sadhu, AB Karnik, TS Patel, SN Sinha and HN Saiyed. Erosion of Nails Following Thallium Poisoning. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Vol 61, July, 2004, 640 - 642.
  7. Pandya CB, Sadhu HG, Sathwara NG, Ghodasara NB, Shah GM, Parikh DJ and Kashyap SK: Assessment of Occupationl Exposure to Mercury and Its Health Risks. Ind J Indust Med. Vol 42 (1), March 1996, 11–14.
  8. Saiyed HN, SharmaYK, Norboo T, Sadhu HG, Majumdar PK and Kashyap SK: Clinico-radiological and PFT Profiles in Non-occupational Pneumoconiosis. Ind J Indust Med, Vol 38 (4), 1992, 148 – 152.
  9. HN Saiyed, HG Sadhu, VK Bhatnagar, A Dewan, K Venkaiah: Cardiac Toxicity following Shortterm Exposure to Methomyl in Spraymen and Rabbits. Human and Experimental Toxicology, Vol 11, 1992, 93 – 97.
  10. HN Saiyed, YK Sharma, HG Sadhu, T Norboo, PD Patel, TS Patel, K Venkaiah, SK Kashyap: Non-occupational Pneumoconiosis at High Altitude Villages in Central Ladakh. British Journal of Industrial Medicine, Vol 48, 1991, 825 – 829.