Dr. J. N. Srivastava is working as Adviser Quality Improvement at the National Health Systems Resource Centre, which is a Technical Advisory Body to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, GOI. He and his team lead Quality Improvement initiatives under the National Health Mission (NHM). Under his leadership, the National Quality Assurance Standards for every level of Primary and Secondary care facility has been developed. The Standards have been accorded International Accreditation of International Society of Quality in Healthcare (ISQua). For addressing the issue of cleanliness and strengthening infection control practices, ‘Kayakalp’ initiative has been launched. For improving Quality of Care around birth, he led technical consultations on ‘LaQshya’ initiative. He supported the Government of India constituted task-force on ‘Standard Treatment Guidelines’. He is also WHO Consultant in Health Quality & STGs for the Republic of Maldives. He is an elected member of National Academy of Medical Sciences and founder member of Indian Society of Hospital Waste Management and Health Systems Action Network, and visiting faculty at Tata Institute of Social Science Mumbai & guide to PhD scholars.