Veena N.Sarkar

Veena N.Sarkar

Assistant Professor

Ms. Veena Nair Sarkar is an enthusiastic trainer and researcher with a strong belief in the credence of research and training in improving lives of people. Her core competencies are in conducting research projects, coordinating surveys and professional trainings for diversified groups in cross-cutting sectors of Public Health, Hospital Management, WASH, School Education, Social Development, Humanitarian Assistance, Disaster Management and Livelihoods. She has a decade long experience in cross-cutting areas of health systems strengthening in both rural and urban areas and management of healthcare services. Her recent work includes studies related to WASH, woman and child health, adolescent health, child rights and safety, pre-school and school education, HMIS, migration issues, urban health and humanitarian assistance. Her previous professional roles were as an Assistant Professor with IHMR Bangalore and has worked with other renowned organisations like TISS Mumbai, My HealthSkape Pvt. Ltd and CINI. She is an alumna of IIHMR Jaipur and was introduced to the ‘research’ parlance here. She is a multi-lingual with working abilities in vulnerable communities and experience of working in inaccessible areas, geographically challenged communities, multicultural settings. She is proactive and has efficiency in hosting and organising events, conferences, workshops, training programmes, networking, facilitating and operational planning.


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