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Prakash Javalkar

  • Senior Manager-Research
  • Karnataka Health Promotion Trust
  • 2PublicationsNumber of items in Prakash's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 1Followers

About

Post graduate in sociology with 10 years of experience in the field of Monitoring and Evaluation. Working in the field of Monitoring and Evaluation of HIV/AIDS prevention and care and support programs since 7 years. Worked with the community based organizations of female sex workers (FSWs) and men having sex with men (MSMs) in the state of Karnataka in India. For the past seven years I was involved in a USAID funded SAMASTHA program (Integrated HIV prevention and care & support programme) and BMGF funded Sankalp Project (Targeted intervention for sex workers, MSM and Transgenders. The work involved developing protocols, providing technical support in implementing the mapping of most at-risk populations in Karnataka, and designing and implementing individualized monitoring system for various programs in Karnataka. Presently working as Senior Manager (Research), and working in the research agenda of Research Program Consortium led by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) funded through DFID, which evaluate an intervention to address structural drivers of HIV/AIDS.

Research interests

Recent publications

  • Evaluation of a Community-Based HIV Preventive Intervention for Female Sex Workers in Rural Areas of Karnataka State, South India.

    • Washington R
    • Nath A
    • Isac S
    • et al.
    N/AReaders
    N/ACitations
  • Demographic changes and trends in risk behaviours, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Bangalore, India involved in a focused HIV preventive intervention.

    • Jayaraman G
    • Kumar S
    • Isac S
    • et al.
    N/AReaders
    N/ACitations

Professional experience

Senior Manager-Research

Karnataka Health Promotion Trust

November 2013 - Present

Manager - Monitoring and Evaluation

Karnataka Health Promotion Trust

December 2011 - October 2013(2 years)

Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Karnataka Health Promotion Trust

October 2010 - November 2011(a year)

Zonal M&E Officer

Karnataka Health Promotion Trust

July 2009 - September 2010(a year)

District M&E Officer

Karnataka Health Promotion Trust

June 2007 - June 2009(2 years)

Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator

Karnataka Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency, Bangalore

January 2004 - May 2007(3 years)

Education

MA(Sociolgy)

Karnataka University Dharwad

June 2011 - June 2013(2 years)