Shameer Kunnathpeedikayil is a Public Health Consultant in Special Cell for rehabilitation of Endosulfan aerial spraying victims in District Collectorate, under National Health Mission (NHM) Kasaragodu, Kerala, Southern India. He is a visiting instructor and consultative committee member for the Public Health Course (MPH) at the Department of Community Medicine and Public Health in Central University of Kerala, India. He teaches Infectious and chronic disease Epidemiology modules to the students of MPH course.
Prior to joining National Health Mission, Shameer was a student of Master of Public Health (MPH) course from Christian Medical College, Vellore and Sri Chitra Thirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (Sctimst), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. He strongly believes that, student life at Christian Medical College Vellore, have changed his life and attitude towards global public health practice and care. He visited several places of rural India as part of the MPH program. He evaluated the public health system of one of the districts of Odhisha and in urban Delhi. He observed the huge service delivery gap in quality health practices and delivery services to the people of India. His peer group and renowned faculty at the Christian Medical College, Vellore helped him to do initiative to improve the health and educational standards of common man in India. He is the founder of the Thali Education Centre (TEC), a foundation located in his village, Thali, Thrissur, Kerala, Southern India. This social start up is committed to provide quality education, career services and public health actions in order to improve the student life and skills.