Dr. Ravi Narayan is a public health professional and health activist who currently works as a Community Health Adviser at Centre for Public Health and Equity, Bangalore. His main interests include the community paradigm in health and the evolution of health as a social movement.
Dr. Ravi Narayan is an active member of the People's Health Movement network. He was the joint convener of the Jan Swasthya Abhiyan till December 2002 and later coordinator of the Global Secretariat of People's Health Movement from January 2003 to July 2006. Currently he is a member of WHO Advocacy Circle of PHM and also part of the PHM Steering Council and Coordinating Council. He is also associated with the Global Health Watch and a faculty of the International People's Health University.
He is a council member of the Global Forum for Health Research and founding governing body member of the Public Health Foundation of India. He is a member of the Task Force on Primary Health Care of the Planning Commission of India and is also closely associated with two major initiatives of the Central Ministry of Health, the National Rural Health Mission and the AYUSH and Public Health Initiative. He is also a member of the International Advisory Committee and the speciality advisor on public health of the British Medical Journal.
- Centre for Public Health and Equity
- Community Health Cell
- Society for Community Health Awareness, Research and Action
Address: Centre for Public Health and Equity, Society for Community Health Awareness, Research and Action (SOCHARA), 359, Srinivasa Nilaya, Jakkasandra 1st Main, 1st Block, Koramangala, Bangalore, Karnataka, India 560034