Dr Gaurav Sharma MBBS,MSc,PhDcandidate

Research Degree Student


Gaurav is a public health physician from Nepal with more than 13 years of clinical, research and programmatic experience in reproductive, maternal and newborn health. He has worked in many low-resource settings and is particularly interested in improving quality of care for maternal, newborn and child health. Gaurav is currently writing up his PhD examining the relationship between hospital management practices and the quality of obstetric and neonatal care in rural India. Gaurav has experience of leading, collaborating and conducting primary research on maternal, newborn, child health issues in Asia and Africa. 




MSc Public health in developing countries. 


Research areas

  • Capacity strengthening
  • Child health
  • Clinical guidelines
  • Clinical trials
  • Complex interventions
  • Equity
  • Evaluation
  • Fertility
  • Global Health
  • Health care policy
  • Health inequalities
  • Health outcomes
  • Health sector development
  • Health services research
  • Impact evaluation
  • Maternal health
  • Mixed methods
  • Neonatal health
  • Perinatal health
  • Public health
  • Quality improvement


  • Epidemiology
  • Medicine
  • Operational research


  • East Asia & Pacific (developing only)
  • South Asia
  • Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)


  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • Ethiopia
  • India
  • Kenya
  • Lao PDR
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Uganda
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Vietnam
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Other interests

  • child
  • maternal
  • newborn
  • reproductive
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