Vivek Baliga is a published medical researcher and PhD candidate at the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom. In addition to his professional and educational pursuits, Vivek Baliga is an active humanitarian who supports several charitable organizations, including the Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity.
With a history dating back to the 17th century, the Great Ormond Street Hospital has undergone a number of redevelopments over the years while remaining focused on providing premier pediatric care and developing new and improved ways to treat childhood diseases. Established to support these efforts, the Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity organizes fundraising campaigns and events that help the hospital collect the £50 million needed each year to continue its life-saving research and maintain the exceptional level of care for the over 220,000 patients rely on its services. A separate legal entity since 1998, the Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity is necessary to the hospital’s success, and helps to ensure that its centuries-old tradition of medical excellence carries on well into the future.