About the Author
Sonalini Khetrapal is a Social Sector Specialist in the Asian Development Bank in Manila, Philippines.
Sonalini is an Indian National and holds a PhD degree from the Department of Health Economics and Policy, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK on the provision of health services in a social health Insurance scheme under Public-Private Partnership contracts. An engineering major from Cornell University, She received her post graduate degree from Columbia University, USA, focused on Health Policy and Management.
As part of South Asia department in ADB Manila, Sonalini is currently leading the Health Systems Strengthening Project in Bhutan and is the co-lead for National Urban Health project in India.
Before joining ADB, she worked with the World Bank, Washington where she was engaged in the Basic Health Services Project in Ethiopia and co-led work on the Integration of Health Systems in Bangladesh and Philippines.
She has also worked as the project coordinator for the Bureau of Tobacco Control in the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, USA.