Sapna works as a Research Associate on CASP (Contact And Safety Planning) and assists in the implementation of the project by building capacities of Community Health Officers for suicide prevention, and evaluating its effectiveness to lower suicide attempt rates in Chhattisgarh.
She has a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Himalayan College of Nursing, SRHU, Dehradun, and Master’s in Public Health from ICMR-Regional Medical Research Centre, Bhubaneswar.
Prior to joining the Centre, Sapna has worked on projects related to maternal and child health, gender and COVID-19, and NCDs.
In her spare time, she enjoys hill climbs, watching movies, web series, and stand-up comedies.
Professional Interests: Gender based violence, youth suicide, maternal mental health