SURESH TAMANG, PhD
Field Advisor, Nepal
Dr. Tamang has over two decades of work experience with specific knowledge in non-profit project management, community-based health/social research and community development. He has worked with diverse populations in Nepal, Hawaii and the US-affiliated Pacific Island nations.
He has a doctorate in Social Welfare from University of Hawaii at Manoa (USA), and a Master’s Degree in Health, Population and Nutrition from Keele University (UK). He was awarded the Asia Pacific Leadership Fellowship (2007/2008) at the East West Center in Hawaii, USA.
His interests include social welfare, governance, civic engagement and social justice, and equity in the nexus of population health. His passion and research/scholarship goals are to serve the under-served, ethnic minority, geographically challenged (rural) and resource limited communities.
He has been supporting NGOs in developing project proposals and designing research studies in Nepal. Dr. Tamang is currently engaged in conducting public policy research and advocacy works, grant making and occasionally teaching in Nepal.
He loves travelling and photography.
He has also visited Bangladesh, China, India, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Finland, Japan, South Korea, Sweden, and Thailand.