Dr. Pratap Jayavanth
is an experienced health professional working in Phnom Penh, Cambodia since 1997. He received his Masters of Science in Community Health from Edinburgh University and has gone on to successfully implement programs in many countries, including Tonga, Vietnam, Philippines, and Cambodia. He is a specialist in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases having been trained in Wales and also has a great deal of experience working with PHEMAP (Public Health and Emergency Management in Asia and the Pacific). Hailing from India, Dr Jayavanth has worked for many years overseas in Sri Lanka, Saudi Arabia and UK. In Cambodia, he worked with the World Bank/Ministry of Health, the World Health Organization, GTZ, and HealthNet International. His work has been published numerous times internationally. In 2008, he was awarded the "Thip Din Monisaraphorn" Medal from the Government of Cambodia in recognition of his contribution to the National TB Program. He has been the International Advisor for TB Program Management and M&E at the National Centre for Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control which is the Principal Recipient to the Global Fund in Phnom Penh. He serves as RACHA's Board of Directors.