Mr Saurabh Raj
Senior Specialist – Community Action and Accountability
AGCA – Secretariat
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Mr Saurabh Raj is a public health professional with more than 15 years of experience in different areas of the development sector, which include partnership management; programme implementation; advocacy with various stakeholders towards behaviour change communication; and especially empowering communities for their health rights and entitlements. He is presently supporting the state NHMs in strengthening the work around communitization and accountability. His approach to integrate Social Audit Unit, Jharkhand with NHM Jharkhand has been well recognised across the stakeholders, and presented at the 6th National Summit on Good and Replicable Practices and Innovations in Public Healthcare Systems. He works closely with states like Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, Nagaland, Goa, Manipur, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Chandigarh, Andhra Pradesh, and Bihar. He has previously worked with different national and international organisations including Pathfinder International (NIP), Engender Health, India Red Cross Society (National headquarters), and Population Foundation of India (PFI). He has also supported PFI for the implementation of Community Based Monitoring and Planning (CBMP) programme in Bihar.
He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management from the Institute of Rural Management, Jodhpur and a Bachelor degree in Botany from Magadh University, Bodh Gaya.