Dr. Bhupendra Tripathi leads the foundation’s infectious disease and vaccine delivery efforts in India and is based in the India Country Office. He and his team work toward the elimination of infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, visceral leishmaniasis, lymphatic filariasis, malaria, and measles in India and work to improve immunization coverage and equity.
Before joining the foundation in 2014, Bhupendra held positions at the World Health Organization, UNICEF, and JSI, working on polio eradication, measles elimination campaigns, routine immunization, and programs to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health and nutrition.
Bhupendra earned his medical degree and a post-graduate degree in public health in India. He also completed advanced courses at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the University of Geneva. He is a board member of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and a lifetime member of Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine.
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