Dr Jyoti Joshi is a medical doctor with specialization in community medicine/ Public health (MD) and is currently working as Senior Advisor- Adverse Events Following Immunization, vaccine quality and safety at the Immunization Technical Support Unit (ITSU), Public Health Foundation of India. The ITSU provides technical support to the Immunization Division, MoHFW in improving coverage and quality of immunization services in India and her unit specifically supports the National AEFI Surveillance Program.
She completed her M.D. degree from the Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, and a Masters of Sciences (MSc) Infectious Diseases from University of London, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Dr Jyoti carries a mix of field experience and technical expertise gained in the govt sector in India and UAE. She has been involved in the introduction of new vaccines into the NIP such as the Pentavalent (India), IPV Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) (in UAE and India), Rotavirus vaccine (India), Pneumococcal vaccine (UAE) and Hexavalent vaccine (UA) in the country. Her work has focussed on vaccine safety surveillance, Measles surveillance and implementation of International Health Regulations (IHR. Her areas of interest in immunization are VPD surveillance, vaccine pharmacovigilance, monitoring and evaluation of immunization programs and innovations in vaccine delivery.