Navin Pyakuryal has Master in Public Health (MPH) from Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, and Post graduation Diploma in Population Sciences from International Institute of Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai. He also holds certification in Pharmacy Tech and Health Coverage Navigator. Mr. Pyakuryal has extensive experience in community development and health serving the less privileged and under-served populations in the different countries in South, Southeast and Central Asia, and the US. He has expertise directly working with refugees, internally displaced population (IDPs) and immigrants. Currently Mr. Pyakuryal is working with City of Houston in a project to expand health care to under-served populations. Avid believer of participatory approaches and community ownership, he specializes in increasing access to services, and education campaigns for low-literate populations.