Aparna Ananthakrishnan

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M.Sc. (Public Health in Developing Countries), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London;
M.Sc. (Development Administration and Planning), University College London, London;
B.A. (Economics), Stella Maris College, Chennai.


Aparna has been focused in health research for over four years, working on various methods of improving maternal and child health service delivery and health seeking attitudes using technology, gender and policy methods as lenses.

She has previously worked with IIT Madras mapping policy frameworks for mobile technology use in healthcare with a health economist. She began her career with health system strengthening using community engagement methods for anemic pregnancies at Koppal, Karnataka with IIM Bangalore.

At IIHS, she is contributing to behavior change, capacity building as well as knowledge management for the TNUSSP project.