Satya Paul Agarwal is an Indian neurosurgeon, academician and public health administrator. He is the incumbent Secretary General of the Indian Red Cross Society. The Government of India honoured him in 2010, with the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award, for his services to the fields of medicine and public health.
Agarwal has been active during several disaster relief operation such as epidemic control activities and the tsunami of 2004 for which he was awarded the Henry Dunant Medal. He has also written several books and articles. He is the spokesperson for the Red Cross and Red Crescent Statutory Meetings on Health and access to safe water and improved sanitation He has delivered several lectures and keynote addresses in seminars and conferences.
- Secretary General of the Indian Red Cross Society– 2005 onwards
- Chair of the IFRC Advisory Body on Sustainable Development and Health – International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent
- Director General of Health Services, Government of India– 1996 to 2005
- President – Tuberculosis Association of India(TAI)
Awards and recognitions
- Padma Bhushan– 2010
- DSc– Punjab University – 2007
- Life Time Achievement Award for TB– 2005
- B. C. Roy National Awardfor the Eminent Medical Person – 2002
- Henry Dunant Medal– International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
- Belgian Redcross Flanders Gold Medal, 2014 – Belgian Redcross Flanders
- Satya Paul (1 April 2006). Analogy of Pain: 1. B. Jain Publishers. p. 386