Manoj is a public health researcher at the Institute of Public Health (IPH), Bengaluru
, India. He is a masters of public health graduate in health system management specialisation. He has got more than six years of research experience in monitoring and evaluation, epidemiological modelling,health financing,research in health systems and services, equality, and NCD & access to medicines. He has been working with IPH for more than four years now, in the capacity of a research officer. He is currently involved in a research project on involving the private health sector in the national tuberculosis control programme at Tumkur district. He has more than five years of experience in data management, analysis and data visualization as well. As an young public health researcher, through his work, he tries to interconnect epidemiology and health systems research in addressing local, national and global public health challenges.