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Sangram Kishor Patel
Senior Program Officer (Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning) , International non-profit
New Delhi, India
Monitoring, evaluation and research expertise with more than 12 years of leadership experience in public health, development program, gender, climate change, community mobilization and CSR issues in south-east Asian regions. I am instrumental in project management, strategic planning and technical support to governments/UNs/organizations on various capacities looking for a change.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Environment, Climate, Energy, Water, Sanitation
  • Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV/AIDS
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
  • Private Sector, Social Enterprise, Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Social, Education, Gender, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
I have been in different leadership positions, planning and project managements, monitoring and evaluation of population and health programs along with providing leadership, strategic planning and technical support to governments/NGOs/UNs/Institutions on various capacities for more than a decade. I am also instrumental in team management, applying mixed method approach in monitoring and evaluation for different research designs, grants management and organizing training programs/workshops on program evaluations, scientific writing, MIS and impact evaluation activities over the years. I have a long well demonstrated track record of mobilizing, conducting and managing projects for development, policy and program. Earlier, I have also successfully completed the role of convener of Monitoring and Evaluation and Project Management division, IIHMR, New Delhi. So far I have successfully managed and completed more than 10 public health projects, program implementation and evaluation in the different cross-cutting issues which were part of different strategic and policy decisions of the south Asian region.

Under my current role, I am providing leadership, technical and managerial support to different surveys and community mobilization evaluation projects in Population Council. I have also provided technical support to the Ethiopia country office on Mental health and HIV among adolescents an intervention project in Ethiopia. I was also an adviser member of assessment of national health policy draft, facilitated by Brookings India. I am also providing technical support, strategic planning and capacity development to government (NACO, MoHFW, GOI) as National Working Group Member in National Integrated Biological & Behavioral Surveillance (IBBS). Before joining Population Council, I was working as Assistant Professor (Public Health Management) and Convener (M&E and Project Management Division), IIHMR, New Delhi, responsible mainly for project management and M&E, capacity development, teaching and trainings. Previously, I have worked and managed major health and population based large scale surveys (covered all the states/UTs in India) and evaluation based studies in India and also supported organizations in USA, Bangladesh, Nepal, Afghanistan and Ethiopia in various capacities (e.g. National Family Health Survey- 3, NFHS-2 Follow up Survey, National Nutrition Survey, Integrated Behavioral and Biological Surveillance, Behavioral Tracking Surveys, Global Adult Tobacco Survey, Mental health Project etc) as well as dealt with strategic planning, preparation of guidelines and protocols. I have been involved and coordinated with many international and national donors and partners (such as MoHFW, UNICEF, WHO, NIH, CDC, BMGF, DFID, NACO, NHSRC, NIMS, DMAI, IIPS, TISS, PHFI, FHI360, Plan International, HIV/AIDS Alliance, Path, Care, Make Me Healthy and Truworth Group etc.). I have developed (with the team) the capacity and trained more than 500 international/natio
I am a PhD and master in population sciences (specialization in population health and biostatistics). I am a gold medalist during my master degree in statistics (with specialization in monitoring and evaluation). I am a certified leadership program manager. I have visited Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, USA as a Research Scientist in 2012. I was also selected for the Post-Doctoral Fellow at National University of Singapore for 2013-14. I have the proven experiences, and the ability to work and lead in a multidisciplinary and multicultural team of people in national and international environment. I have worked closely with governments, policy makers, programmers, researchers, consultants and knowledge brokers in national and international cooperation. I have the ability to establish, manage and monitor relationships with diverse stakeholders and funders. I have a good control over my oral communication and writing skills. I have more than forty peer reviewed publications in public health and social issues. My interest areas are Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Strategic Planning, Program and Policy Analysis, Health and Development, Gender, Reproductive and Child Health, Food Security, Population Dynamics and Climate Change Adaptation, HIV/AIDS prevention and Community Mobilization, Survey Research.
Affiliations and Achievements:
? National Working Group member, IBBS, National AIDS Control Organization, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India
? Member of assessment of national health policy draft, facilitated by Brookings India
? International Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Population Studies and Open Research Network
? In International Reviewer Panel of PLOS One, AIDS & Behavior, British Journal of Education, Society and Behavioural Science, Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, Journal of Population and Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil University
? Recipient of Full Fellowship Award for attending and presenting research paper at AIDS 2014 International Conference, Melbourne, Australia
? Selected as Post-Doctoral Fellow 2013-2014 at Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
? Convener of M&E, Project Management Division (2009-2012) at IIHMR, New Delhi.
? Selected for Assistant Professor (Permanent Position), Dept. of Mathematical Demography and Statistics, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai in Year 2012.
? Visiting Researcher to Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA in 2012
? Recipient of Population Association of America Fellowship Award 2012 (Supported by William and Flora Hewlett Foundation & the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation)
? Jury’s Choice Award at eIndia 2010 in the eHealth category for Health Risk Assessment Index 2009 (Team work)
? Recipient of IUSSP Full Fellowship for presenting paper at 26th IUSSP International Conference on Population at Marrekech, Morocco, during 27th September– 2nd October, 2009
? Dr. C. Chandrasekharan Award for the best research paper for the year 2007 in XXIX annual IASP conference held at BHU, Varanashi, India during 26-28 October, 2007.
? Best Seminar Paper in the “Population Health” session at the National Seminar 2007 on Contemporary Issues in Population and Health organized by Shyam Institute, Bhopal, India during 17th – 19th January, 2007.
? Certification in Research Ethics Training Curriculum by FHI360 Head Office, USA.
? Certification in Course Completion in Global Health “Demographic and Health Surveys: Data Use” from GH eLC by USAID & JH School of Public Health.
? Member of Global Health eLearning Center, USAID; Member of International AIDS Society (IAS); Annual Member of International Union of Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP); Annual Member of Population Association of America (PAA), USA; Life Member of Indian Association of Study of Population (IASP), New Delhi
? Received Government of India Fellowship through all India test for pursuing MPS course at IIPS, Mumbai in 2003.
? Received Gold Medal for securing first class first position in M.Sc. (Statistics) at Sambalpur University in 2002.

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