Dr. Aakanksha Mehrotra has completed her BDS in 2015 from Institute of Technology & Sciences- Centre for Dental Studies & Research. After completing her Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health Management from the National Institute of Health & Family Welfare New Delhi she briefly worked at The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, which gave her a opportunity to understand the functioning of Health systems in the country at the apex level by providing Technical assistance to the Department of Medical Education & International Health.
She later joined the INCLEN Trust International where she worked on active sentinel AEFI (Adverse Effects Following Immunization) surveillance project at Lady Harding Medical College New Delhi, where she gained experience on Primary Data Collection and Management.
She believes that lack of awareness at the grass root level is the cause of many pressing Public Health issues across the country, and one can only achieve sustainable Health & Environment by gathering Data, identifying the lacunas and strengthening our Human resources.
She enjoys reading biographies & travelogues, trying new cuisines and travelling to offbeat locations.