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Arush Lal

Arush Lal

International consultant, PAHO/WHO

Arush Lal is an international consultant at PAHO/WHO and serves on the board of directors for Women in Global Health.

He has policy, advocacy, and research experience in health emergency preparedness and response (including on COVID-19 and integrating health information systems in the DRC Ebola outbreak), primary health care and community workforce development, and resilient health systems strengthening at the national and global levels.

He has supported rights-based health initiatives with organizations including IntraHealth International, the U.S. HHS Office for Global Affairs (Pandemics & Emerging Threats), and VAW Global Health Alliances. Arush will soon begin doctoral research at LSE focused on building cross-sectoral capacity and governance at the nexus of global health security, universal health coverage, and health workforce in fragile- and conflict-affected states, and recently completed an master's degree in health policy, planning, and financing between LSHTM and LSE as a Rotary Global Scholar.