Anjali has a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from Tulane University, USA, as well a Master of Social Work (MSW) and a diploma in Labour Laws and Labour Welfare from Pune University.
Anjali has extensive experience of working with inter and intra-state labour migrants, developing strategies to empower migrants and address their sexual and reproductive health needs through direct intervention and advocacy with state administration.
She has worked to build the capacity of NGOs and state government officials to address issues related to migration and health on specific government programmes such as the National TB control programme, maternal and child health programmes, health referral systems, ICDS, public distribution systems, and livelihood options programmes.
She is the winner of several prestigious awards and fellowships, including Health and Population Innovation Fellowship, administered by the Population Council (formerly MacArthur Fellowship). Tulane University, USA honoured her with James P Grant award. Anjali is a visiting professor at Tulane University, USA.
Areas of Interest:
Strengthening health systems, focusing on vulnerable populations and bridging policy gaps related to urban health through operations research and advocacy