Arpita Deb

Partner and Grants Coordinator- Global Safe Delivery Programme (Asia)

As Partner and Grants Coordinator, Arpita manages a portfolio of partnerships with national and project level partners and supports partner’s integration and implementation of Maternity Foundation’s Safe Delivery Programme in Asia region. Prior to joining Maternity Foundation, Arpita has worked as an UNAIDS Consultant and supported NACO-Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and provided technical expertise in research and evaluation unit. She has experience of leading EMTCT (Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS) project in Gujarat funded by GFATM. Over her 18 years of working experience, majorly in public health (HIV/AIDS), she has the managed different projects and implementing partners across Gujarat, Maharashtra and Rajasthan as well as managed the GFATM funded operational research studies at national level. She holds Master’s Degree in Health Psychology from University of Calcutta and Post-Graduation Diploma in Hospital Management from Annamalai University. She has the opportunity to work in Gujarat, Kolkata and New Delhi and currently, based in Ahmedabad, India.