Priti Patnaik


Priti Patnaik is a Geneva-based financial journalist reporting on global health, international trade and investment disputes. She also reports on illicit financial flows. In the past, Priti has worked with a trade law firm and a U.N. organization in Geneva. She has also worked in New Delhi and New York reporting on finance. Priti has a master’s degree in development studies from The Graduate Institute in Geneva and a master’s in business and economic reporting from New York University. She also has a bachelor’s in microbiology, genetics and chemistry from Osmania University, India.

Latest Articles

Neglected tropical diseases: Funding the next stage of the fight
3 May 2017

Neglected tropical diseases are one of the best buys in public health, experts say — but more domestic and better integrated financing is now needed.

The Geneva Commitment on Neglected Tropical Diseases: Key takeaways
25 Apr 2017

Last week saw renewed momentum around NTDs with a series of summits and events in Geneva, Switzerland. As the fight enters a new stage, Devex reports on how to progress from here.

Commitments made on neglected tropical diseases at WHO summit
20 Apr 2017

On the first day of a summit in Geneva, Switzerland, international organizations committed to prioritize the issue — with more than half a billion dollars worth of new support pledged in recent days — amid claims that at least one disease is nearing eradication.