Dr. Krishna Jafa is Deputy Director for Delivery Programs, Channels & Components in the Integrated Delivery team at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She leads a team that focuses on developing and strengthening cross-cutting platforms and channels—such as community health workers and private sector providers–to provide affordable, equitable, high-quality and accessible primary health care. Krishna is a clinical epidemiologist with two decades of experience in the design, management, monitoring and evaluation of public health programs and research in Asia, Africa and the United States. Areas of technical expertise and publication include: family planning; sexual & reproductive health & rights (SRHR); HIV prevention; commodity security; clinical services quality; correctional health; post-conflict humanitarian response, and epidemic response. Krishna has successfully led technical innovation to increase informed access to integrated services, including: long acting reversible contraceptives, misoprostol for post-abortion care and prevention of postpartum hemorrhage, cervical cancer screening and treatment, clean drinking water, and state-of-art HIV and TB diagnostics. She has led efforts to improve TB, HIV and reproductive health programs for sex workers, men who have sex with men, inmates, and people who inject drugs. Dr. Jafa employed her epidemiological and tactical skills and unwavering commitment to SRHR to draft the US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s (CDC’s) landmark 2005 recommendation to permit condom distribution in US prisons and jails. She received her medical degree from Rajasthan University (India), and her MPH from Harvard University (USA). Dr. Jafa is an alumna of the US CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service.