Puja Shrestha

Dr Puja Shrestha

Project Manager

Dr Puja is the Project Manager for the ACT South Asia study (The Azithromycin and Cefixime Treatment of Typhoid in South Asia Trial) at OUCRU Nepal.

Her responsibilities include managing the necessary actions for the trial, clinical evaluation of patients enrolled in the trial, communicating with the project team within Nepal and project site countries, and providing training regarding the trial protocol.

Before joining OUCRU, Dr Puja worked as a Medical Officer at Blue Cross Hospital, People’s Dental and General Hospital, and Nepal Medical College and Teaching Hospital. Additionally, she has worked voluntarily as a Health Coordinator in the Leo District Council.



Joined OUCRU


Master’s in Public Health


Lubell Y, Do NTT, Nguyen KV, Ta NTD, Tran NTH, Than HM, Hoang LB, Shrestha P, van Doorn RH, Nadjm B, Wertheim HFL
Antimicrob Resist Infect Control
October 4, 2018
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006717
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