Sarju Sing Rai | Global Health Corps

Sarju Sing Rai

Sarju Sing



Meghana Kulkarni

Placement Country: United States
Title: Policy and Program Officer
Health equity, to me, means every individual’s fundamental right to have access to effective, quality and affordable healthcare.

Originally from eastern Nepal, Sarju Sing Rai is a pharmacist with a passion for working on issues related to health equity and rights. He has amassed varied professional experiences over the years, from pharmaceutical marketing and public health logistics to global health advocacy and fundraising. Sarju has post-graduate degrees in rural development and community medicine. He recently graduated from the University of Tokyo with a master’s degree in community and global health. Prior to joining GHC, Sarju interned for UNFPA Tokyo Liaison Office and also consulted for UNFPA advocating for the inclusion of sexual and reproductive health rights at the third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) and the International Conference on Universal Health Coverage held in Japan in 2015.