Prafultabai Jaiantilal has a total of 8 years of work experience in areas of health communication, research, and monitoring and evaluation. As a communication specialist with the Ministry of Health in the Health Education Division and as a researcher for the Research and Evaluation Unit, she developed communication strategies for a large variety of health programs such as Immunization, HIV/AIDS, IMCI, PMTCT, Malaria, Reproductive Health for Adolescents and in and out of school Youth and Reproductive Health in general. She also developed specific communication plans for Behavior Impact for the National Leprosy Program, Cholera Control and Prevention and other MOH lead communication activities. She designed the National Health Promotion Policy and took part in the design of the Community Involvement Strategy. She led the design of qualitative and communication components (including the data collection instruments) for the National Survey of Prevalence of HIV/AIDS and Behavioral Risks in 2005 for the MOH. As a consultant, she has worked as a health and HIV/AIDS Communication Specialist for various NGO, donor and UN agencies, including US government agencies.