I am a Senior Program Associate in Population Council and a professional with more than 35 years of research experience in ANE Region. Till recently I was Regional Associate Director of REONTIERS Program of Population Council for the ANE region. Right now I am Chief of the Party for a major Communication project for mapping current situation with an aim to develop a communication strategy to address maternal and child health program in North India
My area of interest is wide and diverse. It includes policy research, operations research, monitoring and evaluation, health economics, gender issues including GBV and sexual violence. Capacity building is one of my major area of interest and I have been organizing in collaboration with WHO training workshop on operations research and scientific writing in various parts of south and East Asia , Europe and central Asia
I work very closely with various Ministries and have been members of several national and international working groups/task forces of WHO. Right now I am Chair person of sexual Violence Research Initiatives.