Tag Archives: India

Comprehensive Primary Health Care for India – cost implications of improving coverage for 1.4 billion people

Authors: Diksha Singh1, Pankaj Bahuguna1, Lorna Guinness2, Shankar Prinja1 1Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India 2 International Decision Support Initiative (IDSi), Centre for Global Development, London, UK … Continue reading

The COVID-19 pandemic and associated catastrophic financial burden: a tragedy still in the making

Rakesh Parashar, Ankita Mukherjee (Oxford Policy Management, Delhi) In this blog series we are giving a voice to practitioners, implementers and policy-makers involved in national COVID-19 responses in low- and middle-income countries.  These posts seek to facilitate timely cross- learning … Continue reading

The relationship between bribes on quality of care during childbirth in India

By Amanda Landrian (University of California, Los Angeles) Reducing maternal mortality remains a public health priority in many low- and middle-income countries. Great efforts have been made globally to increase institutional deliveries (versus delivering at home) as a means of … Continue reading

We invest millions in health, but still millions are dying

By Shelly Batra (Co-Founder and President, Operation ASHA) TB – a disease that continues to plague the poorest When I was a student in King George’s Medical College, India, a group of doctors came from the UK to visit our … Continue reading

Christmas cards from India to Sir Ronald Ross

While the collection at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine archives includes a wide variety of material on tropical medicine and the related scientific papers, included within these collections are the occasional treat – in this case, a … Continue reading

Our new supplement: District decision making for health in low-income settings- a new model for data platforms

By Rhys Williams (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine). This blog is cross posted on the IDEAS website here. An IDEAS supplement in the Journal of Health Policy and Planning Information systems and health planning are relatively neglected areas … Continue reading

Breaking Silos and Building Bridges

LSHTM alumni Ben Weobong writes about his time at the 2016 MARCH retreat and how different facets of health must come together to defeat a common enemy Continue reading

Interview: Timothy Powell Jackson on Social Franchising in Health

Dr Timothy Powell Jackson is a Senior Lecturer in Health Economics at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is currently involved in a study evaluating social franchising in Uttar Pradesh, India. Continue reading

Sir Ronald Ross’ Ear Plugs

Today, the World Health Organisation celebrates its 9th International Ear Care Day. Beginning in Beijing in 2007, the day aims to raise awareness and to promote ear and hearing care across the world, with each year focussing on a different … Continue reading

Under new leadership: making the most of India’s private health care system

by Arjun Vasan and Gina Lagomarsino, Results for Development Institute Just over three months ago, Mr. Narendra Modi was inaugurated as the 14th Prime Minister of India after his party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), resoundingly defeated the ruling Congress … Continue reading