Education Qualification

Master of Public Health (MPH), James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, 2019. (Distinction)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc. Nursing), Nepalese Army Institute of Health Science, TU, 2016. (Distinction)



Ayuska Parajuli

Senior Research Officer

Personal bio

I am a public health professional and a registered nurse with more than 3 years of experience. With my sound knowledge and experience, I have been involved in several projects in areas of gender and intersectionality, gender equity and social inclusion (GESI), sexual and reproductive health of HIV infected women, Antimicrobial resistance (AMR), health system research focused on community health workforce infectious disease of poverty, Non communicable diseases. I have robust skills in conducting research using qualitative and quantitative methods using intersectional gender lens, systematic scoping review, participatory action research and other participatory approaches namely, community dialogue approach, participatory videos, photo voice.

Work undertaken that best illustrates capability to handle the tasks assigned.

Project title: ‘Piloting TDR Toolkit on Intersectional Gender Analysis in Research of Infectious Diseases of Poverty through Generation of Intersectionality Case Studies’.

Development of protocol, tools, coordination for field work, imparting training to enumerators, monitored and supervised data collection team, data cleaning, data analysis using intersectional gender lens (quantitative-secondary data and qualitative data), report writing, preparing manuscript and providing feedback on ‘TDR Gender Toolkit’ in terms of its usability.

Project title: ‘The gendered experience of close to community providers in Fragile and Shock Prone settings: implications for policy and practice during and post COVID-19’ (Responsive fund – R4R)

Project implementation, systematic literature review, tools development, coordination for fieldwork, data collection, qualitative data analysis using intersectional gender lens, report writing, developing manuscript and policy brief.

Project title: Community-led solutions to antimicrobial resistance (COSTAR)”

Implementing Participatory Video (PV) method, developing tools for qualitative and quantitative components, conducting formative and evaluation research using qualitative and quantitative methods, conducting scoping review following systematic process, imparting training, providing technical support to project team members, development and implementation of intervention using community dialogue approach, data analysis, report and manuscript writing.

Project title: ‘Close to community providers addressing gender norms and power dynamics: participatory action research in fragile and shock prone (FASP) settings’ (Responsive fund – R4R)

Conducting research using the photo voice method, implementing participatory action research (PAR), developing tools, conducting workshops with stakeholders, data analysis, report and manuscript writing

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