Dr. Sandul Yasobant PhD MPH
Sandul Yasobant is a global health researcher with a public health and health science background. He has worked in interdisciplinary issues in public health, not limited to infectious diseases, Water Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), non-communicable diseases, maternal and child health, adolescent health, environmental and occupational health.
Yasobant’s research incorporates health policy and system research in the domain of One Health and disease prevention. He has conducted extensive research in southeast Asia and is currently engaged in research activities in India and Ghana. Within the Section of Global Health at the University Hospital Bonn, Yasobant leads the Working Group “One Health & disease prevention”.
He is a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Hygiene & Public Health, University Hospital Bonn, Germany. He is working as a technical officer (research) at the Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar (IIPHG), India, associated researcher at the Center for Development Research (ZEF), University Bonn Germany, and an adjunct faculty at the Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (DMIMS), India. He is also serving as an academic and/or section editor for the lead publishers like PLoS, Frontiers, Springer Nature, Taylor & Francis.
Originally from Odisha (eastern India), Yasobant has completed his health education and public health training at Utkal University (Odisha), Sri Ramachandra University (Chennai) in India. He has completed the Doctoral Program ‘One Health & Urban Transformation’ at ZEF and obtained a public health doctoral degree from the medical faculty, University of Bonn, Germany, in 2020. He holds two prestigious fellowships (Operational Research Fellowship-2015, India, and EBQ- VLIR-UOS Scholar-2016, Belgium).
Health Policy & Systems Research
One Health & disease prevention
Global Health & Ethics
Epidemiology & surveillance
Operational & Implementation research
- NRW Forschungskolleg “One Health and Urban Transformation – identifying risks and developing sustainable solutions” (Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft)
- CoV Intersect: Intersectoral Collaboration and Health Services during COVID19: A multi-stage, multi-level mixed methods study in Ahmedabad, India (German Research Foundation, DFG)
Section Global Health
Institute of Hygiene and Public Health