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About Yatin: 

Yatin is a public health physician and has completed his Master of Public Health from University of Pune and graduated from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. He has more than 6 years of experience in areas of system strengthening, program implementation, M&E, capacity building and advocacy. He has worked as a Surveillance Medical Officer for WHO-National Public Health Surveillance Project in hard-to-reach riverine areas of Bihar where he supported in intensification of Routine Immunization, strengthening disease surveillance through capacity building, and introducing new vaccines. During the pandemic, as a technical expert of WHO he supported district administration in COVID response through capacity building, data management and active participation in contact tracing. He has also worked with Symbiosis International Deemed University in managing health outreach activities and conducting research. He is currently working as a Road Safety Surveillance Coordinator at Vital Strategies for Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety in Delhi. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Health Sciences from Symbiosis International Deemed University under the guidance of Dr Sharvari Shukla- Director, Symbiosis Statistical Institute.



S. No Issued by Course name
1 Johns Hopkins University
  1. Certificate in Design and Interpretation of Clinical Trials
  2. Certificate in Road Traffic Injury Prevention in Low- & Middle-Income Countries
  3. Certificate in Road Safety Legislation
  4. Certificate in Assessing the Health and Economic Burden of RTIs
2 World Health Organisation
  1. Certificate in Health Financing Policy for Universal Health Coverage
  2. Certificate in Incident Management System (Tier 1) Introduction to Health Sector Emergency Response Management
  3. WHO Scholar Level 1 certificate course on Data Improvement Planning (Expires Dec’2022)
3 Vital Strategies
  1. Certificate in Human Subjects Research Training
  2. Certificate in Data Visualization and Mapping
4 World Bank
  1. Certificate in Basics in Health Economics
  2. Certificate in Think Road Safety- Road Safety Training
  1. Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation Fundamentals (USAID and MEASURE Evaluation)
  2. Certificate in Immunization Essentials
6 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  1. Certificate in Disease Outbreaks in Low- and Middle-Income Countries


Workshops/ Seminars/ Presentations: 25 attended

  1. Oral presentation on Menstrual Hygiene in Rural India: Time to end the hesitation at SYMHEALTH 2017- International Conference on Healthcare in a Globalizing World (Won 1st prize with collaborators)
  2. Poster presentation at Pune Public Health Conference 2015- IPHA and IAPSM joint state conference (Won 1st prize with collaborators)


Publications (indexed journals)

  1. Anshika Singh, Neeti Sharma, Abhay Saraf, Samir Barve, Yatin Pimple; Assessment of the awareness about effects of cell phone radiation amongst students at Symbiosis International (Deemed) University hill base campus; Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development. 2019 Vol.10, No. 1
  2. Yeravdekar RC, Saraf AR, Pimple YV et al. Road Safety Awareness and Driving Practices: Perception of Students at an Urban Indian University Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development. 2018 Vol.9, No. 5
  3. Katti SV, Pimple Y, Saraf A. Menstrual Hygiene in Rural India. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development. 2017; 8(4):978-84.
  4. Pimple YV, Ashturkar MD. Preconception care: An Indian context. Int. J Community Med Public Health 2016; 3:3291-6


Summary of the area of research

Reliable and timely road traffic injury data is vital in a LMIC setting to monitor progress on achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to road safety. In order to protect vulnerable road users from injury, this research focuses on identifying system facilitators and potential areas of improvement for crash data on vulnerable road users and related road safety risk factors in India.