Dr. Anna Salomi Kerketta

Scientist Profile

Dr. Anna Salomi Kerketta


Date of Joining : 29/01/1997
Date of Joining(present post): 01/09/2018

Regional Medical Research Centre, Chandrasekharpur, South Eastern Railway campous, Bhubaneswar PIN-741023


Lakeview Homes Apartment, Bidyut Marg, Madhusudan Nagar, P.O Nayapali, Bhubaneswar, PIN-751012

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Research Experience
  1. Vast experience in conducting community based studies on regional problems like malaria, filariasis, diarrhoea and nutritional deficiency disorders
Workshops(last 5 years)
  1. Qualitative Research, Methods, Analysis and Instrument Development.
  2. Workshop for master trainers on malaria.
  3. WHO Fellowship on Information, Education and communication for health.
  4. Symposium on current challenges on re-emerging diseases.
  1. Kerketta AS, Babu BV,Swain BK. Clinicians' practices related to management of filarial adeno-lymphangitis and lymphoedema in Orissa, India.. Acta Trop. 2007; 102:159-164.
  2. Kerketta AS, Mohapatra SSS, Kar SK. Assessment of the therapeutic efficacy of chloroquine in the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in a tribal block of Kalahandi district of Orissa, India. Tropical Doctor. 2008; 38(2): 82-4.
  3. Kerketta AS, K Dhal, Nayak RN. A successful outcome of gross haematuria treated with diethylcarbamazine and Ivermectin. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg.2008; 102(5): 506-7.
  4. Kerketta AS, Bulliyya G, Babu BV, Mohapatra SSS, Nayak RN. Health status of the elderly population among four primitive tribesof Orissa, India: A clinico epidemiological study.Z Gerontol Geriatr. 2008; 10 (E pub).
  5. Kerketta AS, Babu B V. Clinicians Attitude on Mass Drug Administration Under the Program to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis: A Qualitative Study From Orissa, India. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health. 2009;21(1) 112-7
  6. Mahapatra, N., Marai, N., Dhal, K., Nayak, R.N., Panigrahi, B.K., Mallick, G., Ranjit, M., Kar, S.K. and Kerketta, A.S.* Malaria outbreak in a non endemic tribal block of Balasore district, Orissa, India during summer season, Tropical Biomedicine.2012;29(2):19

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