Mohan P. Joshi, MBBS, MSc, MD
Senior Principal Technical Advisor
Mohan P. Joshi, MBBS, MSc, MD, has worked for Management Sciences for Health (MSH) since 2003. He has more than 18 years of experience supporting 21 low- and middle-income countries (LIMCs) in the technical implementation of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) containment and other pharmaceutical systems strengthening activities through four USAID-funded global programs implemented by MSH in addition to nearly two decades of experience in medical academia in Nepal.
He serves as the Senior Principal Technical Advisor for Pharmaceutical Services, and Technical Lead for Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) antimicrobial resistance activities under the USAID Medicines, Technologies, and Pharmaceutical Services (MTaPS) Program. In that capacity, he provides technical oversight and guidance for AMR-related multisectoral coordination, infection prevention and control, and antimicrobial stewardship activities in 12 countries. Previously, he served as the technical lead for AMR and pharmaceutical services activities for three other programs--Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS), Strengthening Pharmaceutical Systems (SPS), and Rational Pharmaceutical Management (RPM) Plus.
Before joining MSH, Dr. Joshi worked at the Tribhuvan University (TU) Institute of Medicine (IOM) & TU Teaching Hospital (TUTH) in Nepal in various capacities, serving as academic assistant dean, professor & head of clinical pharmacology, member secretary of IOM Research Committee, chief founder of TUTH Drug Information Service, and coordinator of the TUTH drug and formulary committees. He provided technical assistance to Nepal’s MOH as a member of the Drug Advisory Committee, the Nepal Medical Council, and the Committee for the Revision of the National EML. He also served on the International Health Advisory Panel of the US Pharmacopeia and on the Executive Committee of the Pharmacy Information Section of the International Pharmaceutical Federation. Dr. Joshi was awarded “Education Medal” in 2002 by the Ministry of Education of Nepal.
He is a lead and contributing author for more than a dozen peer-reviewed publications, technical leadership documents, guidebooks, and eLearning courses related to AMR containment, rational medicine use, and pharmacovigilance.