Dr Mehul Dhorda

Head of Asia Regional Centre & EQA Programme
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Dr Mehul Dhorda joined WWARN in 2011 as a laboratory scientist and has recently been appointed Head of WWARN External Quality Assurance Programme, leading the laboratory activities for the WWARN Tracking Resistance to Artemisinin Collaboration Activities. He has extensive experience in molecular biology and also in clinical trials for tropical diseases in both Africa and Asia from his time spent working with Médecins Sans Frontières, Epicentre and University of Maryland School of Medicine. He serves as a member of WHO organised committees for quality assurance in malaria parasite detection and quantification. Mehul completed an MSc at Rutgers University, NJ, USA and holds a PhD in Molecular Parasitology from the Université Pierre et Marie Curie in France.