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Dr Lalita Sah

Lecturer Public Health

Faculty/Dept/School School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership
(Faculty of Health Studies)


Dr Lalita Sah is a Lecturer in Public Health. Prior to joining Bradford University as a Lecturer in Public Health, she was Lecturer in Health and Social Care at Global Banking School (Leeds) and Calderdale College. Previously, she worked as a Sessional Lecturer in Public Health at Canterbury Christ Church University. She is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA) and have been actively involved in teaching and learning since 2017. Currently, She is pursuing PhD in Health and Wellbeing (Public Health) at Canterbury Christ Church University. Her PhD study uses mixed methods to explore factors affecting the mental health and wellbeing of pregnant women in Nepal.  Her first degree is in Medicine (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MBBS) from Zhengzhou University in China. She has also completed MSc in Public Health from London Metropolitan University and University Certificate in Academic Practice from Canterbury Christ Church University. She is registered with Nepal Medical Council as a Medical Doctor and am a Life member of the Nepal Medical Council (NMC) and Nepal Public Health Association (NPHA). She is a published author with research interests in mental health, maternal and child health, gender inequalities, global health inequalities, and health services research.  


Maternal and Child Health 

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Migrant Health

Global Health Inequalities 


Teaching interests

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Global Public Health

Health Inequalities 


TitleImpact of COVID-19 on health services utilization in Province-2 of Nepal: a qualitative study among community members and stakeholders. (2021)
AuthorsSingh DR;Sunuwar DR;Shah SK;Karki K;Sah LK;Adhikari B;Sah RK;
JournalBMC Health Services Research
TitleFood insecurity during COVID-19 pandemic: A genuine concern for people from disadvantaged community and low-income families in Province 2 of Nepal. (2021)
AuthorsSingh DR;Sunuwar DR;Shah SK;Sah LK;Karki K;Sah RK;
JournalPLoS ONE
TitleConducting Qualitative Interviews using Virtual Communication Tools amid COVID-19 Pandemic: A Learning Opportunity for Future Research. (2020)
AuthorsSah LK;Singh DR;Sah RK;
JournalJnma; Journal Of The Nepal Medical Association
Title'Medicine doesn't cure my worries': Understanding the drivers of mental distress in older Nepalese women living in the UK. (2019)
AuthorsSah LK;Burgess RA;Sah RK;
JournalGlobal Public Health