Dr Deepika Saluja

Deepika Saluja

Programme Manager

PhD in Public Health Policy, IIM Ahmedabad

Deepika holds a PhD in Public Health Policy from the IIM Ahmedabad, India. With an interdisciplinary background in science, management, and policy degrees, her interests span across different areas of public health with an extensive focus on healthcare for the frontline workforce, sexual and reproductive health, menstrual health, mental health, and Universal Health Coverage. Deepika holds widespread experience in consulting with various national and international development sector organisations namely UNICEF, UHC2030, ITM Antwerp and Oxford Policy Management, India.

She is a dedicated writer and has written editorials and blogs on various public health issues, questioning the regressive societal norms, and advocating for more responsive health and social policies in the country. Dr Saluja is an Emerging Voice for Global Health (EV4GH 2016), co-founder of the Women in Global Health India Chapter, and a strong advocate of bringing diversity, equity and inclusion to public health.