Arkasha Sadhewa


Arkasha Sadhewa is a PhD student at the Menzies School of Health Research, supervised by Dr. Benedikt Ley (Menzies), Ari Satyagraha (Eijkman), Assoc. Prof. Kamala Thriemer (Menzies), and Prof. Ric Price (Menzies). Her PhD project focuses on G6PD deficiency (G6PDd) diagnostics for the safe deployment of vivax radical cure. It involves collating G6PDd prevalence data in Indonesia, assessing and improving the operational characteristics of G6PDd quantitative point of care diagnostics, and assessing the intra-individual variability in G6PD activity.