To make India open defecation-free (ODF), collaboration between government bodies, civil society organizations and community-based volunteers is essential. Evidence from development programmes—e...
Dr. Dinesh Agarwal
Director - Health, Nutrition and WASH, IPE Global Ltd.
Dinesh has been the key technical resource for Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India on issues related to Maternal Health, Family Planning, Adolescent Health, RTIs/STIs prevention and management, HIV/AIDS prevention including facilitating development of guidelines, protocols, programme design, assessments and training material. He has designed and implemented the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) supported programmatic interventions at national level and in five UNFPA priority states and provided need based technical assistance to the Family Planning division in MoHFW and State Governments. He is highly skilled in gender mainstreaming, capacity building, policy advocacy, monitoring and evaluation, health sector reforms and financing. He chairs expert committees of ICMR on RH for disabled population and also on Multi Prevention Technologies. He also served as Senior Faculty in Community Medicine at Medical College in Udaipur.
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