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Deepak B. Saxena

Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar

Dr. Deepak B. Saxena

Professor and Acting Registrar​, Indian Institute of Public Health -Gandhinagar.


Dr Deepak Saxena is Physician by training and MD in Community Medicine. He is also PhD in Epidemiology and Post Doc in Public Health from Centre of Global Health (IHCAR), Krolinsika Institute, and Stockholm Sweden.  At IIPHG he is a member of NIDHI-Techno business Incubation center and Regional Resource center for Health Technology Assessment. He is also a team member for generating Evidences to WASH in Health Care Facility at WHO-HQ.

His major are of interest are

  • One Health
  • Infectious Diseases & Neglected Tropical Diseases
  • WASH 
  • AMR and Drug Resistance TB
  • Health systems strengthening &
  • Developing Epidemiological Cohorts  

He leads the module of Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases and Public Health Law for various courses at IIPHG.

He also leads the e learning courses at IIPHG. He has authored five books and Monographs on various aspects of converging Epidemiological learnings in improving program implementation and evaluation.  He has more than 100 publications in National and International Peer reviewed Journals and is Editor to Indian Journal of Community Medicine (IJCM) since 2015.