Dr. Sandul Yasobant PhD MPH

Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar (IIPHG), India

Dr Yasobant, a global health scientist, has completed his public health doctoral degree and post-doctoral training at the Institute for Hygiene & Public Health, University of Bonn, Germany. He is also Co-Leading the Centre for One Health Education, Research & Development (COHERD) at the Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar, serving as an Adjunct Faculty at the Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, India and an Associate Researcher at the Centre for Development Research, University of Bonn, Germany. He has been serving as an Editor-in-Chief at the Dialogues in Health (Elsevier, ScienceDirect) since 2022 and holds multiple editorial affiliations with Elsevier, Frontiers, PLOS, Springer Nature, Taylor & Francis. Additionally, he is enriching the scientific community by serving as the Steering Committee Member (Asia Pacific Region) at the Alliance against Health Risks in Wildlife Trade, One Health Mentor at the ECHO Network,  Global Assessor at the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, assisting Lancet’s Commission in the Citizen’s Engagement Working Group as a Lancet Fellow, as a Collaboration & Partnership Lead supporting the Evidence to Action Working Group of Health System Global.

His research areas of expertise are One Health and Disease Prevention, Health Policy and Systems Research and Operational Research, Environmental and Occupational Health, Epidemiology & Biostatistics. Yasobant has conducted extensive research in Southeast Asia and is currently engaged in research activities in India and Ghana. He has published over 70 peer-reviewed international journal articles, 08 book chapters and edited 02 book volumes, with an h-index of 15 & i10-index of 20 (as of Sep 2023).
At the Section Global Health Dr. Yasobant leads the Global One Health group.

Research Profile: Meet the SDG3 Researcher Sandul Yasobant


Research Focus

  • One Health and Disease Prevention

  • Health Policy & Systems Research and Operational Research

  • Environmental and Occupational Health

  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Current Projects

  • Co-creating One Health workforce through Health system strengthening in Western India (OneHealth System Strengthening in India-OHSSIN)
    (German Alliance for Global Health Research (GLOHRA), Germany)
  • NRW Forschungskolleg “One Health and Urban Transformation – identifying risks and developing sustainable solutions” (Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft)


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