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Santosh Gaihre

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  • Cromore Road, Coleraine Campus

    BT52 1SA Coleraine

    United Kingdom

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Biography

Santosh has a multidisciplinary background (Public Health, Nutrition, Epidemiology, Environmental Science, Environmental Health, Hygiene and Sanitation, Sustainable Development, Food Security, Exposure Assessment and Health Improvement) enabling his involvement across a wide range of social, environmental and lifestyle related population health research. He has expertise in a range of research settings, both in high and low-income countries. His research interest seek to understand how best to develop and deliver community based interventions, using transdisciplinary approach, to address environmental, lifestyle and social aspects of population health in low and middle-income countries.

Santosh graduated from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu Nepal with an MSc in Environmental Science with distinction. He then completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management and Sustainable Development from the Maastricht School of Management, the Netherlands under the Nuffic Fellowship. Santosh also earned a Master of Public Health Research (MPH) and a Doctorate (PhD) in Public Health from the University of Aberdeen in 2017, investigating the multisector approach to improve food security, nutrition, the household environment and health in low and middle-income countries.

Santosh joined NICHE, Ulster University as a Postdoctoral Research Associate on the SAFEWATER project in April 2018. His role in this project is to design and implement the Health Impact Trials to assess the health impacts of implementing SAFEWATER interventions (developed within this project) into households in rural communities in Mexico and Colombia.  Prior to joining NICHE, Santosh was working as a Research Fellow at the Epidemiology Group, University of Aberdeen and a Health Improvement Officer-Neighbourhoods at the Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership, Public Healtha and Wellbeing Team, NHS Grampian in Scotland.  

Santosh has presented his research findings at a wide range of national and internation scientific conferences, organised multidisciplinary workshops and community engagement activities.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Aberdeen

Master, University of Aberdeen

Keywords

  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
  • Nutrition

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Research Output 2019 2019

Bridging barriers to advance multisector approaches to improve food security, nutrition and population health in Nepal: transdisciplinary perspectives

Gaihre, S., Kyle, J., Semple, S., Smith, J., Marais, D., Subedi, M. & Morgan, H., 18 Jul 2019, In : BMC Public Health. 19, 1, 14 p., 961.

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Activities 2019 2019

  • 3 Participating in a conference, workshop, ...
  • 1 Organising a conference, workshop, ...
  • 1 Hosting an academic visitor
  • 1 Invited talk

Assessing the health impacts of implementing low-cost water treatment interventions in rural communities in Mexico and Colombia

Santosh Gaihre (Speaker), Helene McNulty (Speaker)
21 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

DCP Annual Health Fair

Santosh Gaihre (Participant), Samuel Ginja (Participant), William J Snelling (Organiser)
11 Apr 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

Ane Galdos Balzategi

Santosh Gaihre (Host)
4 Jul 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitorHosting an academic visitor

International Seminar on SAFEWATER: technology, water and community

Santosh Gaihre (Participant)
21 Feb 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

SAFEWATER World Water Day Awareness Event

Mwansa Jere (Organiser), Anne-Mette Nielsen (Participant), Santosh Gaihre (Participant), Lorraine Lavery-Bowen (Organiser), William J Snelling (Organiser)
21 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising a conference, workshop, ...