Swagatika works as a Research Associate on the Being Initiative, India project. She holds a Master’s in Public Health from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai with a specialisation in health policy, economics and finance, and a Bachelor’s in Dental Surgery. Prior to joining the Centre, Swagatika worked with UNICEF in Odisha and Telangana on the management of acute malnutrition in children, and the leprosy program evaluation among communities in Dharavi, Mumbai.
In her free time, Swagatika creates and explores art, learns photography and hunts for the best coffee.
Professional Interests: Health policy and economics, implementation research, tribal health, palliative care and its associated dimensions