Shiva Raj Adhikari

Tribhuvan University

Shiva Raj Adhikari is an associate professor of economics at Tribhuvan University in Nepal. He holds a PhD in Economics from Chulalonglongkorn University Bangkok, Thailand. He is also a member of a number of professional bodies including the International Health Economics Association as well as the President of the Institute for Nepal Environment and Health System Development. He has been involved in a number of high-profile research projects, examining a number of issues relating to health policy and health care financing. The themes covered include the evaluation of equitable access to medicine, poverty and tropical diseases, the impact of urban planning on health as well as health care financing in Nepal.