Personal profile

Personal profile

I am a public health researcher with an interest in conducting research in fields such as maternal health, sexual and reproductive health, mental health and wellbeing, migration health, mindfulness and health services research. I studied and worked in various research projects in different countries including the United Kingdom, Nepal, and Australia. I also have previously worked as a lecturer in public health, public health officer and medical laboratory technologist.



I am involved in teaching MSc and MA Global Health students and am a module lead for Global Health Systems.

Educational background

I completed my undergraduate studies in Medical Laboratory Science (BScMLT) from Nepal and then did my Master in Public Health (MPH) from Australia. I then completed my PhD from Bournemouth University. The title of my PhD was "A study of perinatal services among maternity users in a southern district in Nepal".

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Public Health, PhD, Study of rural maternity and childbirth care in a southern district in Nepal, Bournemouth University

26 Jan 201511 Jun 2019

Award Date: 11 Jun 2019

External positions

External Examiner, University of Wolverhampton

1 Sept 202331 Dec 2027

Visiting Fellow, Bournemouth University

24 May 2022 → …


  • Environmental health
  • Health & welfare
  • Health policy

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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