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Dr.Barada Shankar Mahapatra

Public Health

Professional Summary

Driven and compassionate Public healthcare professional with more than 04 years hands-on experience in fast-paced at grass root and Management environments. Accountable and responsible with a strong focus on community development

Technical Skill

  • Project Design and implementation
  • Project management and strategic Management
  • Research (Epidemiological)
  • Training /capacity building
  • Monitoring and Evaluation

Area of Expertise

  • Child Health Nutrition  
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Health Communication and Promotion
  • Family planning
  • HMIS

Work experience

1st Sept 201530th Apr 2017

Regional Programme Coordinator

Avantha Foundation

Involved Projects:  ART Centre, COC, MCH,Hungamma Project
Duties & Responsibility


  • Looking after day to day functioning of the center mainly with regards to office discipline, cleanness and quality of care
  • Make Coordination among between COC and ART staffs
  • Liasioning with Government departments and partner organization for better services to clients
  • Conduct weekly and monthly meeting for better output of service
  • Verification of indent and monitoring the usages of reagents and drugs of ART Center
  • Capacity Building of ART Staffs   


  • Hand holding support to project coordinator and involved staffs of partner organization
  • Monitoring and supervise of project activities
  • Initiating community based monitoring in project area
  • Liasioning with various Government and agencies mainly ICDS and Public Health
  • Capacity building of involved staffs      

  3.Hungamma Next (Naandi Foundation):

  • Assist Programme Manager for development of Training Module
  • Training Project staffs and ICDS supervisor
  • Monitoring proposed activities at field level
Aug 2013Aug 2015

Avantha Nutrition Fellow

Avantha Foundation


  •  Situation analysis using both qualitative and quantitative tools
  • Implementing new creative ideas like Community Health Club ,Nutrition Messenger in community level as per situational analysis findings
  • Follow up and Home based counseling to maternity mothers and mothers of 0-2 years child , weight monitoring and plotting in Sishu Vikas Chart
  • Advocacy with district level, block level health officer like CDMO, CDPO, Medical officer of the Block Hospital.
  • Training and capacity building of health volunteer, Nutrition Messenger regarding food and Nutrition, basic Health , Maternal health, Personal Hygiene and Sanitation
  • Develop IEC and BCC materials for community awareness 

Involved other Projects:

In addition to Fellowship, also involved in following existing Health project of Seba Jagat as:

SCANHsupported by VSO :

  • Trained VSO Volunteer about Maternal Child health care
  • Conducted Survey and analysis data and plan accordingly
  • Monitoring and supervise all activities as per Proposal guideline

IYCFMN supported by Unicef:

  •  Conducted short study related to Exclusive Breast feeding, Complimentary feed and maternal nutrition
  • Trained AWW about Health Communication and BCC

Coaching for Hope supported by Skillshare International:

  •  Trained village level football coaches about HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other social issues including Mal nutrition in both theory and playground using football and other equipment of football matches.
  • Help expert of Coaching for hope (Mr. Dan Lawson, international football player as well as coach of UK) in playground.
  • Follow up the programme in village level.

Sakhi Saheli supported by WCD:

  •  Trained around 300 adolescent girl about personal hygiene, reproductive health  as per module in 15 Grampanchyat under M.Rampur Block of Kalahandi district

PHC New( PPP)supported by NRHM:

  •  Act as Technical adviser and mentor in public health activities
Aug 2013Aug 2015

Research Fellow

Public Health Foundation Of India (Phfi)

Title of the researches: Utilization of AYUSH services in Odisha
Duties & Responsibility

  • Research work carried out in strengthening Human Resources of Health
  • Tool design, planning for data collection
  • Data collection and analysis (both qualitative &quantitative) of data from various health workers, doctors in govt. Health
    department & multiple stakeholders.



Mar 2012July 2012

Field Physician

Incline Trust International

Title of the Project: Neurodevelopment Disorder in odisha
Duties & Responsibility

  • Data Collection and conform diagnosis of Neuro Developmental disorder of child at village level
  • Community mobilization
  • Data compilation


Nov 2016Nov 2016

Certificate Course on Public Health Policy and Management

John Hopkins Fall University
Aug 2012Jul 2013

Post Graduate Diploma In Public Health Management

IIPH Bhubaneswar
Nov 2005Mar 2011


C.H.Medical Collage and Hospital (Utkal University

Short Term Course

1.Certificate course in DNHE from IGNOU
1.Certificate course in Descriptive statistics through EDX.
2.Certificate course in Food and Nutrition through EDX
3.Certificate Course in Macronutrient and Obesity through EDX
4.E-learning course on Basic Health Economics (Cohort -1) FY 16
5. Food Security and Sustainability :Food Access through EDX
Post graduate diploma in computer application (PGDCA)

Computer Proficiency:

1. Basic Computer usage (MS Office, MS access, photo editor & web based activity)
2. Presentation : Microsoft Power point , Prezi,kingsoft
3. Quantitative Software : SPSS
4. Writing & research software – ZOTERO referencing, END NOTE & MENDLY

Personal Particular

Date of birth: 05th July 1988
Marital Status: Single
Language Proficiency: English, Hindi, Odiya


Mr.Jitendra Sawkar
Programme Manager Avantha Foundation

Mr.Srinivas Nalla
Assistant Professor , Indian Institute of Public Health , Bhubaneswar,Odisha

Mr.Satyanarayn Pattanayak
Secretary SEBA JAGAT (NGO)