Saara Thakur

saara thakur

Saara Thakur is a Public Health Specialist and has worked with the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children and the Violence Prevention team at the WHO, Headquarters. She joined the University of Oxford Department of Social Policy and Intervention and Parenting for Lifelong Health (PLH) at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and worked on the dissemination of evidence-informed parenting resources, which have reached over 210 million beneficiaries in 198 countries and territories and are part of 34 government COVID-19 responses.
She currently serves as the Scale-Up Lead on the Global Parenting Initiative and leads PLH's ParentText team providing technical guidance to global governments, UN agencies, NGO’s and partners to support the scale-up of in-person and digital evidence-based resources

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