Tarak Shah

Tarak Shah

Senior Medical Officer

Location New Delhi, India

About Tarak Shah

Dr Tarak Shah joined FIND in 2012 and is currently working as Medical Officer, supporting initiatives to increase access to TB diagnostics in India.

In this capacity, Tarak has led several lab strengthening projects, including establishing TB Culture and DST laboratories; implementing Laboratory Information Management System; effecting external quality assurance for GeneXpert testing; strengthening quality management systems for TB Labs to achieve ISO 15189 accreditation; capacity building of laboratory staff for management; and developing e-training content and demonstration videos on various diagnostics tests for training laboratory staff.

Prior to joining FIND, he worked with WHO and CDC on TB and HIV. He has over 18 years of public health experience in TB diagnostics, antimicrobial resistance, HIV, and health systems strengthening.

Tarak earned an MBBS from Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai and an MD in Preventive and Social Medicine from TN Medical College, Mumbai.