Sulakshana Nandi is Co-Chair of People's Health Movement Global Steering Council. She is the State Convener of Public Health Resource Network (PHRN), Chhattisgarh and National Co-Convener of PHM India. She supports community based organisations in Chhattisgarh state of India in working on the right to food and health, forest rights, and gender and rights of indigenous communities. She is involved in research, capacity building, and advocacy on issues of health equity and access, and public policy and programmes for health and nutrition, with a focus on gender and vulnerable communities. She has published widely on these issues. She holds a PhD in public health from University of the Western Cape, South Africa.