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Dr Prasanta Tripathi

Published on April 24, 2024 |


Indian non-profit working in Public Health Dr. Prasanta Tripathy is Co-founder and Director of Ekjut – a non-profit based in India involved in community-based studies to improve maternal and child health in underserved districts of India. He is a trained medical doctor, and is an Ashoka Fellow and a LEAD (Leadership for Environment and Development) Fellow. He previously worked with Tata Steel in Jharkhand, where he helped shape the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. In his current role, he has built Ekjut into a prominent organization in the space of evaluations and trials. In 2011, Ekjut’s work with University College London’s Institute for Global Health won “Trial of the Year” from the Society for Clinical Trials.




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