GIRI, RUDRA SHANKER was born on May 17, 1932 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Dharbhanga Medical College, India, 1959, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. Malaria Eradication Training Center (METC), Jamaica, 1961, Malariology. Johns Hopkins University, 1963-1965, Epidemiology & Administration.
Michigan State University, United States of America, 1965, Communication. METC, Philippines and Thailand, 1971-1972, Advanced Epidemiology. Spoken languages: English, Hindi, Nepali.
Malariologist, Office(s) of Representative for Bangladesh, World Health Organization since 1987. Medical Officer, Team Leader, World Health Organization Intercountry Parasitic Disease Project(s), 1913 African countries, 1975-1987. Deputy Chief, Malaria Eradication Programme, Nepal, 1960-1975.
Medical Officer, Willingdon Hospital, Delhi, India, 1958-1959.
Member: Life Member, Nepal Medical Association. Lions Club of Nepal.
Community medical, primary health care, epidemiology, health admin, health economics and financing, human resources and medical educ dev.