Dr Krishna Hort
Senior Technical Consultant
Krishna joined the Australian International Health Institute in 2006 as Program Director - in 2009, the AIHI became the Nossal Institute.
Krishna trained as a doctor at the University of Sydney, studied Obstetrics and Tropical Paediatrics in the UK and community health at the University of New South Wales. He is a qualified public health physician. He spent 10 years in paediatrics and women’s health at a rural hospital in Bangladesh and before moving to the AIHI, he worked with the NSW Health Department and on development projects in the Philippines and Indonesia.
A career highlight was being part of the recovery and reconstruction program in Aceh after the 2004 tsunami. Building relationships and understanding between countries, sharing knowledge and experience, and collaborating to address common challenges and goals motivates Krishna.