Himanshu Sekhar Pradhan

Associate Professor

Himanshu is a Public Health Management professional having 17 years of experience of working in public health domains with United Nations(UN) Agencies - World Health Organization, United Nations Development Programme and United Nations Population Fund and University - KIIT Deemed to be University (since 2017) in various techno-managerial and academic positions. Himanshu has a good track record of facilitating and managing innovative projects and public health programmes in the areas of Adolescent & Reproductive health, Child health, Family planning, Health Action in Crisis / Public health in Emergencies, Disaster Risk Reduction, HIV/AIDS, Nutrition, Migration, strengthening Health Information Systems and Antibiotic resistance etc. An intrinsic part of his professional experience has been the programme management, capacity building, technical assistance to Govt., programme monitoring, techno-managerial guidance to team, training, teaching and partnership building. Himanshu has wide ranging hands-on experience in the programme and policy arenas in various public health subjects working with various levels of the government from within the UN system. He holds two post graduate degree – one in Health management and the other in Population studies from Indian Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur (IIHMR University, Jaipur, India) and International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, India respectively. Himanshu published papers in national and international peer reviewed journals.

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His research interest includes adolescent and maternal health, healthy ageing, health behaviour, nutrition, migration & health, tribal health, non-communicable diseases, antibiotic resistance and public health emergencies.
Journals/Conferences :
1. Kaur K, Greco S, Saroj SD, Hossain SS, Pradhan HS et al. Risk management and prevention of antibiotics resistance: The PREVENT IT project. South Eastern European Journal of Public Health 2020; XIV.
2. Pradhan HS, Mohakud NK, Kavitha AK, Nayak MK, Satpathy SK. Out of Pocket Health Expenditure on Diarrheal Illness among Under Five Children in a Teaching Hospital in Odisha,
India. Indian Journal of Public Health, 2020; 64(3), 252–257.
3. Pradhan HS, Mohakud NK, Pugalia R, Satpathy SK. Costing of febrile illness among under five children, a study in a tertiary care teaching hospital in Odisha, India. J Global Infect Dis 2019;11:135-9