Anjali Borhade is Associate Professor with Indian Institute of Public Health, Delhi, India. Anjali has a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from Tulane University, USA, as well a Master of Social Work (MSW) and a diploma in Labour Laws and Labour Welfare from Pune University. Currently she is research fellow under PHFI-UKC Wellcome Trust Capacity Building Programme and pursuing her doctoral research at University of Oxford focussed on primary health care for migrant workers in India.
Her areas of interests are; urban health and policies, multidisciplinary research, health systems, and public health governance
Anjali specializes in the areas of program design, evaluation methodologies, operations research, and capacity building and policy advocacy pertaining to initiatives for highly vulnerable migrant populations.
Anjali has sixteen years of experience in addressing rural/tribal-urban labour migration, and improving social protection policies including health policies for migrant workers. She has provided technical support to various state governments and to UN agencies like UNICEF and UNESCO for improving programs and policies for migrant workers. Her recent work has focused on addressing health inequities among migrant workers through integrated approach.
She is Founder Director of NGO ‘Disha Foundation’ dedicated to work with internal migrants and their rights in Maharashtra. She convenes a National Coalition of NGOs/Academia’s working on migrants’ rights across India.
She is visiting professor at Tulane University, USA. She has received Health and Population Innovation Fellowship of Population Council (formerly MacArthur Fellowship) to ensure sexual and reproductive health rights of migrants