Dr Harry Phoolchund qualified in medicine from Glasgow University. He has specialised in Occupational Medicine (Medecine du Travail) and also trained in Dermatology, with MSc (Dermatology) from University of S Wales, UK.
He was previously Head of the Occupational Health Unit, Ministry of Health, Mauritius. He was also in private practice in Dermatology and providing Occupational Health Services to various companies in Mauritius.
He is at present based in UK as Consultant in Occupational Medicine and will shortly start delivering Occupational Health training in Mauritius.
He has also been active in politics, as past member of the MMM and Municipal Councillor in Vacoas-Phoenix.