Age: 25
Home Town: Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Education: Bachelors in Technology (Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University)
Specific Field Interests: International Affairs and Global Conflicts
Placement: Jagori Rural Charitable Trust, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh
Area of Focus: Public Health

Highlights: Mahir finished his Bachelors in Civil Engineering in 2015. During this time, he volunteered with an international not-for-profit organization for three and a half years and took up several leadership roles in the organization. He worked full time as national vice president of AIESEC in Nepal for a period of one year post his Bachelors. He is currently working with Swasthya Swaraj Society, an NGO based in Kalahandi, Odisha. He has been working to strengthen government schools in remote tribal villages of Thuamul Rampur block. In the coming years, he wants to understand and work on framing evidence-based public policy. Mahir is passionate about personal development, and he loves travelling and reading.

Posts by MahirBhatt


Introducing Sexual & Reproductive Health Education in Schools

Educating students on sexual and reproductive health can often be tricky, especially with adolescents when […]


The Cultural Legacy of a Social Evil: Dowry

Dowry (Dahej pratha) in India has very complex and complicated history. It didn’t used to […]


Spreading Awareness on Government Schemes for Health

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assortment of pills

Challenges in Access to Medicine

In order to achieve equity in access to healthcare for all, a lot of factors […]


Finding Community in Healthcare Activism

I am lying on my bed with my eyes open, trying to push myself out […]


Status of Mental Health in India

“Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also […]


Daily Lifestlye Leading to Health Hazards in Kangra

Healthcare is not just about curing the illnesses but it is more about preventing illnesses […]


Why Won’t People Openly Talk about Sexual Health and Hygiene?

Women’s reproductive health and hygiene has always been an awkward topic of conversation for the […]

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