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Secretariat staff

Francis Josepph

Regional Coordinator

Francis Joseph is a drug user activist who has been working on the health and human rights of people who use drugs in the Asian region for almost two decades. He has extensively worked in the field of HIV prevention, care and support for people who use and inject drugs. A Harm Reduction specialist and a researcher by training, Francis started working in the streets of New Delhi, India as a Peer Worker distributing N/S in the early 2000s and later got involved in various national and regional level Harm Reduction programmes. He has since been working towards facilitating access to HIV, Harm Reduction, and Viral Hepatitis services for people who use drugs in Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. He is currently working on advocating on Drug Policy advocacy in Asia
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Shrutika Badgujar

Consultant - Knowledge Management

Shrutika Badgujar has enriching experience in the field of public health, especially in the area of HIV and Tuberculosis. She has more than 10 years of experience and comes with her unique expertise in designing and implementing integrated, multi-sectoral and cross-cutting approaches in HIV and TB programming. Shrutika has worked as a Technical Officer (Targeted Interventions) with the National AIDS Control Organization (NACO), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), and Government of India and has managed large-scale HIV prevention and control programme at the national level. She has also worked as a Team leader (Capacity building) with the Technical Support Unit (TSU) in the state of Maharashtra and as an Associate Consultant with Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT). Having done her Masters in Art (MA) in Public Policy and Management from the University of York, Masters in Social Work (Medical & Psychiatric Social Work) from Karve Institute of Social Services, Pune and a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) Shivaji University, Maharashtra she works as a Knowledge Management Consultant at the Network of Asian People who Use Drugs (NAPUD) in Bangkok, Thailand.
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