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Khem Pokhrel

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Khem Pokhrel

Nepal Country Representative

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Khem is a global health professional with key expertise in designing, implementing, and evaluating Public Health Programs for more than 16 years in Nepal and abroad. He received MSc and PhD degrees in Global Health from The University of Tokyo, Japan. His primary areas of work comprise of Health System Strengthening, Global Burden of Disease Study, HIV, Nutrition, Mental Health, Digital Health, and Reproductive Health. Currently, Khem works as a Country representative for THET in Nepal.

Prior joining to THET, Khem worked as Research Adviser for USAID’s Fertility Awareness for Community Transformation (FACT) project under Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA and National Nutrition Coordinator for Multi-sector Nutrition Plan of Government of Nepal. He has extensive research capacity and published multiple public health research articles in international indexed journals: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=hGfU2lgAAAAJ&hl=en.