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Rajnish Prasad

Rajnish Prasad

Community Fellow, Global Health Foresighting

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Profile of Rajnish Prasad

Rajnish Ranjan Prasad is currently working as Programme Specialist- Gender Equality and Health & HIV/AIDS at the UN Women’s Asia-Pacific Regional Office. With over 17 years of experience in addressing inequalities, he is skilled at empowering marginalized communities and providing technical support to Governments. Rajnish is working with UN Women Country Offices in the Asia Pacific region to address gender inequality in planning, and utilization of health services. He aims to mitigate the impact of humanitarian crisis, including climate change on women’s health. Additionally, he is representing UN Women in different intergovernmental process and international forums including Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Forum, H6 initiative and Programme Action Group for Global Forum for Adolescents 2023.

Rajnish has previously worked with UNFPA and supported Government of Rajasthan, India in strengthening of large-scale programmes for holistic development of young people specially girls, addressing gender inequalities and to promote youth leadership. He has also worked with National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), Government of India and managed large-scale HIV/AIDS programme.

Rajnish holds a Doctorate in Public Health from IIHMR University, India, a Postgraduate Certificate in Global Health from the University of Manchester, Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration from University of York, Master’s in Rural Management from Institute of Rural Management (IRMA) and Bachelor’s in Computer Application from Devi Ahilya University, Indore.


Global Health Foresighting




Gender Inequality in Health Across Life Cycles in India, with Rajnish Prasad

[Postponed] Gender Inequality in Health Across Life Cycles in India, with Rajnish Prasad

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