About

Amrita Daftary is Assistant Professor of Global Health at York University, and Director of a social science focussed Tuberculosis centre at the Dahdaleh Institute of Global Health Research. She is a social and behavioural health researcher, with expertise in qualitative methods and implementation science. For over a decade, Amrita has worked closely with communities affected by tuberculosis and HIV in South Africa, India and Canada, among other settings, to address the social determinants of disease. She is an advocate for global social change, and recognized for her research on TB stigma particularly in the context of drug resistant TB and HIV. Amrita has a Master in Public Health and postdoctoral training from Columbia University, and a PhD in Public Health from the University of Toronto. Her primary training was in pharmacy. She holds an adjunct appointment at the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA), University of KwaZulu Natal.

Tags: 
Social Determinants of Health,
Gender & Health,
Infectious Diseases,
Implementation Science