Dr.Kavita Yadav,BDS,MPH. She practiced dentistry in Chennai for 3 years and worked as a lecturer in Thaimugambiagai Dental College and Hospital. Chose her speciality in public health and did post graduation in same .She has been involved in the research activities since then. Has 3 international publications to her credit and has presented many international papers and posters. Has been part of ICMR project on risk factors of cardiovascular diseases. She has conducted research in the tribal areas of H D Kote, Mysore and has done studies on maternal and child health care, hypertensive medication compliance and mental health of caregivers with permanent disability. She was also part of polio supplementary immunization activity in national polio surveillance project (WHO) and has conducted evaluation of RNTCP at PHC level in Suttur. Has also worked as a Consultant Research Associate for WHO Project-Scaling Up of Urban Health Services and BMGF Project SCI-FI (Scaling Up of city institutions in India). In Toxics Link, she has been working on the project "Mercury Free Dentistry" in collaboration with “World Alliance for Mercury Free Dentistry” and “Biomedical waste management” at national level along with the Pharmaceutical pollution and Cytotoxic Drug handling and disposal guidelines.
Kavita is presently working as a Programme Coordinator in Toxics Link.
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