Vivek Singh, MBBS, MPH

Public Health Specialist, Indian Institute of Public Health

Public Health Foundation of India


Vivek Singh, MBBS, MPH is a Public Health Specialist in the Indian Institute of Public Health at the Public Health Foundation of India.  Dr. Singh received his MBBS from the Government Medical College in Nagpur, India. He received his MPH from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Singh is also an assistant professor at PHFI’s Indian Institute of Public Health. At PHFI he is engaged in development of course content for competency-based training programs in public health; coordination of training programs; teaching and training on applied epidemiology, public health surveillance and public health program management; and policy advice to state governments on disease control and maternal & child health program planning; implementation and evaluation. Vivek started his public health career working as a medical officer in-charge of a rural hospital in a remote, tribal region of western India. He has worked as a medical officer with World Health Organization’s (WHO) National Polio Surveillance Project (NPSP) in India. He has also worked as a consultant with the WHO in Africa through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta's 'STOP' program, providing technical support to Kenya’s Expanded Program of Immunization (EPI) and polio eradication program. He is a member of the board of directors of the International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) and also co-chairs the Global Outreach Committee and public health surveillance track as part of the Scientific Program Committee of the ISDS.

Project 1 Title: Review of Human Resource for Health for ageing population in India

Project 2 Title: Operationalization of a NCD Surveillance WorkGroup at the International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS)