Shantanu brings a range of key technical, management, and communications skills to his role in AHA’s evaluation team.
He has extensive experience in stakeholder engagement and management, project management, and writing for diverse audiences. He counts clear, effective communication as one of his greatest strengths.
Shantanu is also an astute analyst, using insights from quantitative and qualitative data for creative problem solving. He is proficient in analytical software packages such as TreeAge, STATA, SPSS and NVivo.
Shantanu joined AHA after completing his Master of Public Health at the University of Melbourne in 2016. His research included a systematic review to assess the feasibility and acceptability of point-of-care testing during pregnancy in low and middle income countries. This project explored the use of point-of-care tests (including rapid tests) to address inequities in access to timely healthcare via low-cost, distributed disease screening methods, and looked at their impact on health systems.
Some of Shantanu’s other key achievements include: