Aswath Karunakaran

Medical Consultant The Union , International Non-profit organisation

Delhi, Kerala

Public Health Consultant with 4.5 years of experience working with State Governments and several donor-funded projects, looking for challenging jobs or consulting opportunities. Fluent in English and Hindi. Savvy with digital solutions. Willing to relocate anywhere in India for the right opportunity.

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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy
  • Disaster, Aid, Emergencies, Relief
  • Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV/AIDS, Nutrition
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research
  • Private Sector, Corporate Social Responsibility
Professional Experience:

Worked as a casualty medical officer in various hospitals before working as TB medical officer in MOSC medical college, Kochi. I recieved training from NITRD, Delhi. Thereafter I worked for close to three years in the field of leprosy with NLR India. I was given medical officer training in leprosy at TLMTI, Nepal.I was also a sponsored PhD student (Public health) at Erasmus University, Netherlands. I did not complete the PhD. At NLR India I supported a clinical trial project called PEP++. I recieved ICH-GCP certification as a clinical trial investigator. Then as a medical consultant for organisations like WHO, WHP, The Union


Graduated with MBBS from Trivandrum Medical college and took my Masters in Public health from Central University of Kerala, Master of health sciences from Erasmus, Netherlands

Affiliations and Achievements:

Qualified National Eligibility Test for Assistant Professor
ICH-GCP (E6) Certified
Travancore Medical Registration
TB medical Officer
Leprosy Medical Officer
Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy Operational Excellence Working Group Member

Available for:

  • Being headhunted – make me an offer

Years of Experience:

2-5 years

Highest Qualification:



English, Hindi, Odiya, Malayalam