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Saroj Kumar Mohanty

Dr S.K Mohanty is a medical professional with more than 37 years of experience in Health Development sector that ranges from conceptualization, project designing and implementation, providing technical assistance, quality assurance, monitoring and evaluation.

Dr. Mohanty has done his MD (Community Medicine), DPH AIIH&PH from Calcutta University. He has been trained in Epidemiology and Medical Statistics in LSHTM, London, a Certificate Courses in Development Studies (with Specialist Options in Health and Population) from the University of Birmingham and Solid Waste Management from University of New Castle.

His professional experience includes management of primary, secondary and tertiary health care services, and working with Government of India, state governments, local bodies, NGOs, autonomous social research organizations, Bilateral and UN agencies. He has worked with international governments and authorities/ development partners such as USAID, EU, GFATM, UNICEF, WHO, WB, ECHO and UNDP at various levels.

He was the Country Director/ Country Health Director of Merlin in Afghanistan supporting international efforts in post war health sector rehabilitation. He has also worked as Merlin Country Health Director in Somalia and Myanmar for developing post Tsunami health sector rehabilitation project. He was part of the Technical Advisory Committee (WHO/Merlin/Unicef/ GoM)) to support Global Fund Malaria Projects in Myanmar. He has been a technical consultant to LFA of GFATM for PR assessment in round 9.

Key skills and competency – Planning, Implementation and Monitoring of Urban Health projects and programs, Health Care in Crises, Health Sector Reforms, Capacity Development and Partnerships in Health

Areas of specialization – Public health, Control of Communicable Diseases,.