Suraj Bhattarai

Suraj Bhattarai

Research Fellow

Global Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (GIIS), Nepal

Tel: +44 7745190572






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Research Keywords: 

Global health, public health, infectious diseases, interdisciplinary research, clinical research



Suraj is a public health physician from Nepal with academic interests in tropical & infectious diseases (TB/HIV/Dengue/IPDs), maternal-child health, vaccines, urban health, health systems, and health policies. He is a research fellow and the lead of Global health programme at the Global Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (GIIS), a non-profit based in Kathmandu that conducts interdisciplinary research. He is also co-leading an RTI-funded research project 'Mortality evidence generation using minimally invasive tissue sampling technique in Nepal', at Gandaki Medical College Teaching Hospital & Research Center.

Suraj graduated from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), UK with a degree in Tropical Medicine & International Health. Previously, he worked as a Clinical research fellow at Patan Hospital (Kathmandu) getting involved in Pediatric infectious disease and PCV  vaccine impact studies sponsored by the Oxford University’s Oxford Vaccine Group.


Related Websites: 


GIIS Website


Key Publications:

Available on ORCID