Prof. Sudha Sharma: MBBS, DGO, FRCOG, MPH
Prof. Sudha Sharma is an obstetrician gynecologist and a public health expert with over 35 years of experience. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, UK and holds a master’s degree in Public Health. She has served as President of the Nepal Medical Association, President of the South Asian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Chair of Education Committee of the Asia Oceana Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has received many national and international awards including woman of the year award from FIGO for her contributions to women’s health.
She has wide ranging experiences in clinical care, program management, health system management and quality of care, especially in the field of women, children and adolescents’ health. She has held several important positions in the public sector including as Professor and Director of the largest Maternity Hospital and later as the Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Population in Nepal. More recently she served as Chief of Health and Nutrition in UNICEF Tanzania. She has served as senior advisor to various UN agencies, WHO and international NGOs. She is currently working as the Principal at Kathmandu National Medical College.