RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – RTI International welcomed His Excellency Taranjit Singh Sandhu, Ambassador of India to the United States, to its headquarters in Research Triangle Park for a visit with RTI leaders. The visit was hosted by Paul Weisenfeld, executive vice president for international development at RTI, and included a meeting during which the Ambassador and RTI staff members discussed partnerships with the Indian government, private sector, and civil society to expand innovation and improve lives and livelihoods.
“India is a leader on the world’s stage on issues ranging from climate change to public health and beyond,” Weisenfeld said. “It was an honor for RTI to host Ambassador Sandhu and discuss some of the ways we’re working with partners in India to solve critical challenges in the country, and opportunities to expand our contributions.”
In India, RTI operates through its wholly owned subsidiary in Delhi. Nearly 100 RTI staff members are based in India, located in Delhi and several other cities and states. Our experts in India and around the world partner with government and private-sector clients in India to deliver solutions in water and sanitation, public health, gender equity, water resources, sustainable energy, and climate change.
A sample of our partnerships include:
- Accelerating South Asia’s transition to clean energy
- Improving early detection of oral, breast, and cervical cancer
- Making sanitation systems safer and more inclusive
- Preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV in rural India
- Research and evaluation for action in child health