Sami Pande is currently a Director of Community Health at Nyaya Health and was a public health officer at Department of Community Health Science of Patan Academy of Health Sciences. Pande has completed her B.Pharm from School of Health and Allied Sciences (previously known as the School of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences), Pokhara University and MPH from School of Population Health and Clinical Practice, the University of Adelaide, Australia. She was a program co-ordinator for the project “Citizen Actions for improving basic health services” at Makwanpur district in partnership with Rural Women Service Centre (Hetauda) and Action-Aid Nepal funded by OXFAM with the technical support from PAHS. She had worked as a lecturer of Public Health Pharmacy at Valley College of Technical Sciences, Kathmandu. Pande had worked as Technical officer and consultant of Diagnostic Imaging and Medical devices Unit at World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland. She had also served as a consultant in ASHA Project of Family Health International, Kathmandu and worked as a regulatory officer of Quest Pharmaceuticals Private Limited, Kathmandu. Her professional interest includes evidence based medicine, public health pharmacy and community medicine.