Dhannya V Sasi

Dhannya V Sasi, Project & Policy Officer at the Centre for Pesticide Suicide Prevention

Project & Policy Officer

Dhannya V Sasi is a public health specialist . She has worked on global healthcare projects both in the public and in the private sector worldwide. Her passions range from helping strengthen health systems to bridge gaps to address social determinants of unmet healthcare needs to building partnerships that bring together resources and expertise from government and non-governmental stakeholders to identify issues, find answers, and drive change.

She has worked extensively in evidence based public health policy to advance statewide policy, change the narrative, and transform communities most devastated by health inequities into places where all people have an opportunity to thrive. She has helped drive disaster management and emergency preparedness in the State of Bihar, India during COVID -19 and has been instrumental in helping fight diseases such as malaria, sickle cell and the opioid epidemic crisis during her public health career stint.

Dhannya has worked previously with organisations such as The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, Novartis Global Health, USAID, UCLA Center for Health Policy and Research and the Los Angeles County. She has an MPH in healthcare management and policy from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Los Angeles.



University of Edinburgh India Liaison Office
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Mumbai 400001