Vyoma Dhar Sharma is a postdoctoral fellow with the O’Neill-Lancet Commission on Racism, Structural Discrimination and Global Health.
Her research focusses on the political economy of ‘inclusive’ interventions within Reproductive & Child Health (RCH) programs in India. She is examining the role of colonial legacies and international power asymmetries in determining the meaning and scope of good health for women in developing countries.
Prior to her doctoral studies, Dhar Sharma managed research and advocacy projects on RCH and health financing in Asian and African health systems. She holds a master’s degree from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), India and is finishing her DPhil in International Development at the University of Oxford.