Dr Jaya Shreedhar

Adjunct Professor of Health Journalism, Asian College of Journalism

Dr Jaya Shreedhar is a medical doctor and an award-winning health journalist, whose area of interest is public health journalism with a focus on human rights and health governance. As Senior Technical Expert, Accountability and Media Engagement with the Resource group for Education and Awareness for Community Health (REACH), she helps build health journalism skills among mainly local language journalists and also supports community led accountability initiatives for better health services. Dr. Shreedhar is also Adjunct Professor, Health Journalism at the Asian College of Journalism, Chennai, India. Formerly a Special Health Correspondent for Frontline Magazine at The Hindu, she is a COVID-19 mentor and Asia Media Health Advisor for Internews and a WHO consultant.