Gunjan Sharma
Gunjan Sharma Healthpost

A health journalist for 14 years, Gunjan Sharma is the founding editor of Healthpost.in. Previously, she covered health for about a decade for The Week, India's second largest circulated English news magazine.

She is an alumna of London School Of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Kornad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism at the Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines. She is the recipient of the prestigious Chevening Gurukul Fellowship for Leadership and Excellence awarded by Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), the United Kingdom.

Gunjan has travelled extensively both in India and abroad for stories and has had an opportunity to see from close quarters how India’s public health system works –and does not work—at the grassroots.

A bio-technology graduate, she has been a guest lecturer at various journalism schools and speaker on public health at conferences and seminars across the country. Recently, she addressed students of public health and international policy , the University of Maryland.

She has won numerous awards for health journalism, including the International Press Institute (IPI) award (2011); German Development Media Awards (2013) and Mumbai Press Club RedInk Award (2016).

She can be contacted at editor@healthpost.in

Awards:

Mumbai Press Club RedInk Awards, 2016 ( for reporting on science and innovation).

Mumbai Press Club RedInk Awards, 2016 ( for reporting on crime).

International Press Institute (IPI) award , 2011 for exposing the rot in India's private medical colleges.

German Development Media Award ( winner, Asia), 2013, for exposing human rights violations in India's mental hospitals.

SCARF-PII (Schizophrenia Research Foundation-Press Institute of India) Media Awards, 2013, for reporting on mental health.

REACH Lilly MDR-TB Partnership Media Award, 2015, for reporting on tuberculosis

The Eman I knew...

My tryst with Eman began on January 29, 2017. 4,500 miles away, on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, in a distant suburb of the historical city of Alexandria lay a woma....

Lifestyle changes are key to preventing heart diseases: Dr Bhaba Nanda Das

Dr Bhaba Nanda Das, one of India's most famous cardiac surgeons, talks about why coronary artery disease is becoming so common in India, why a lot of young people are fall....

The world's smallest and cheapest ventilator can help millions of patients  

This pocket sized ventilator is as accurate as any high-end conventional ventilator and costs only Rs 15,000....

Vitamin D deficiency not associated with asthma

Lack of exposure to adequate sunlight has increased the incidence of Vitamin D deficiency among people. Vitamin D deficiency is associated  wit....

3rd Medical Expo 2017, Lucknow is North India’s only trade show for doctors, hospitals, health care centers and clinics. This expo will showcase the la...