Sulakshana Nandi is co-chair of the People’s Health Movement’s (PHM) Global Steering Council and National Co-Convenor of Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (PHM India). She is also the Chhattisgarh State Convenor of Public Health Resource Network (PHRN), a national non-governmental network for research, advocacy and capacity building in public health. She has worked for over two decades as a public health researcher, trainer and practitioner in India. Her research has focused on health inequity in the Indian context, including in relation to social and commercial determinants of health, health financing and the distribution of human resources for health, and the role of community health workers as advocates. She has been involved in capacity building of public health professionals, civil society and community health workers particularly on health systems and policy issues. She also supports community-based organisations, particularly of indigenous communities, in Chhattisgarh, India in their struggles for the right to food, land and gender equity. She obtained her MPH and PhD in Public Health from the University of the Western Cape, South Africa.