Institute for Global Health


Dr Prasanta Tripathy

MBBS, MSC(Maternal and Child Health)

Dr. Prasanta Tripathy is Secretary and Director of Ekjut - an NGO based in India involved in community based studies to improve maternal and child health in the underserved districts of India. He is also an ASHOKA Fellow and a LEAD (Leadership for Environment and Development) Fellow. Ekjut's collaborative work with the UCL Institute for Global Health (published in The Lancet in 2010), won the Trial of the Year from Society for clinical Trials in 2011.