Dr. Ashok is a medical graduate and public health professional with over 8 years of experience working with UN agencies like WHO, UNICEF and international health organizations like PATH and CARE. He is skilled in advocacy, technical support, capacity building and well versed in designing, planning and implementation of public health programs at state and national level. His strengths include liaising, strategizing, leading projects and establishing partnership with stakeholders.
His main areas of expertise are immunization, maternity and child health and nutrition, epidemic preparedness and risk mitigation, digital health and health system strengthening.
He completed his postgraduation from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai in public health. He also holds a diploma in Population Studies from International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai. Currently, he is pursuing a PhD in economics from Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, reading and spending time with family.