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88. Kurian, Oommen C., David Siddarth (2013). Free Medical Care to the Poor: The Case of State Aided Charitable Hospitals in Mumbai. Mumbai: CEHAT, 2013 [ISBN : 978-81-89042-64-6].

78. Bhate-Deosthali, Padma and Khatri, Ritu. Healthcare in the Private Sector: A Study of Private Hospitals in Maharashtra. Mumbai: CEHAT, xv,136 p., 2011 [ISBN: 978-81-89042-54-7]

66. Desai, Mihir and Mahabal Bali, Kamayani (eds.). Healthcare Case Law in India. Mumbai: CEHAT, vi,200 p., August 2007. [ISBN 818904253-X]

40. Anand, Anita. Sexuality, Abortion and the Media: A Review of Adolescent Concerns. x,22 p., September 2003. [ISBN 81-89042-19-X]

17. Jesani, Amar and Barai, Tejal. (Coordination and Research, NCESSRH) Ethical Guidelines for Social Science Research in Health. Mumbai: CEHAT, 35 p., November 2000 [ISBN 81-89042-27-0]

15. Iyer, Aditi and Jesani, Amar. Medical Ethics: For Self-Regulation of Medical Profession and Practice. Mumbai: CEHAT, 41 p., October 1999 (also published as a book by VHAI)

14. Nandraj, Sunil; Khot, Anagha and Menon, Sumita. Accreditation of Hospital: Breaking Boundaries in Health Care. Mumbai: CEHAT, 132 p., January 1999 [ISBN 81-89042-02-5]

8. Jesani, Amar; Singhi, P. C. and Prakash, Padma. Market Medicine and Malpractice. Mumbai: CEHAT and Society for Public Health Awareness and Action, 175 p., 1997 [ISBN 81-89042-00-9]

7. Nandraj, Sunil and Duggal, Ravi. Physical Standards in the Private Health Sector: A Case Study of Rural Maharashtra. 100 p., December 1998.

4. Jesani, Amar. Laws and Health Care Providers. Mumbai: CEHAT, 135 p., January 1996

Papers and Articles

A 316.Appropriate Role for the Private Sector in Health Care in India. Health for Millions. Oct-Dec 2012 Vol.38, No.4.

A 311. Kurian, Oommen C. Charitable Hospitals: Charity at Market Rate. Economic and Political Weekly, 47(39) September 29, 2012, pp. 23-25.

A 300. Deosthali, Padma and Khatri, Ritu. Violating the law, yet thriving: study of private hospitals in Maharashtra. Medico Friend Circle Bulletin, February March 2010, No.339, pp.1-10

A 281. Mahabal, Bali Kamayani. Child Rights and law: One India One People, Vol.9, Issue 8, March 2006, pp. 42-44

A 277. Chatterjee, Chandrima B. Accreditation of Hospitals: An overview. Express Healthcare Management, 6(16), September 1-15, 2005, pp.5-6

A 261. Duggal, Ravi. Public hearings and litigations: The new medicine for policy reform. Express Healthcare Management, January 1- 15, 2005

A 231. Mahabal, Kamayani Bali. Are the doctors listening? Health Action, 17(10), September 2004, pp. 28-30

A 193. Duggal, Ravi. Should public hospitals participate in medical tourism. Express Healthcare Management, 4(22), 16-31 December 2003, 11p.

A 186. Malik, Seema and Deosthali, Padma. Public hospital based crisis centre: Experience from India. Prepared for the 2nd Asia Pacific Conference on Sexual and Reproductive Health held in Bangkok, September 2003, 9p.

A 185. Phadke, Anant. Doctors do not have the right to refuse treatment to HIV-postive patients. Issues in Medical Ethics, XI(3), July-September 2003, pp.77-78

A 181. Phadke, Anant. Profiteering in medicines. Economic and Political Weekly, XXXVIII(39), 27 September to 3 October 2003, 4070 p.

A 172. Dilip, T. R. Prescription Pattern of Diagnostic Tests in Public and Private Hospitals in India. Health for the Millions, Vol. 28(1), April-May 2000, pp. 42-43

A 171. Dilip, T. R. Understanding Levels of Morbidity and Hospitalization in Kerala, India. Bulletin of the World Health Organisation, Vol. 80(9), 2002, pp. 746-751

A 159. Phadke, Anant. Critical Issues in Regulatory Provisions for Private Medical Sector, Presented at the workshop on Concerns of the Mall Hospitals in the NGO Sector, Hyderabad, March 22, 2002, 4 p.

A 157. Phadke, Anant. Pharmaceutical Policy, 2001, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 37(6), February 9-15, 2002, pp. 528 529

A 152. Barai, Tejal; Khot, Anagha; Deosthali, Padma and Menon, Sumita. Code of Ethics for Health Research, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 34(3), January 20-26, 2001, pp. 196-198

A 139. Nandraj, Sunil; Khot, Anagha; Menon, Sumita; and Brugha, Ruairi. A Stakeholder approach towards Hospital Accreditation in India, Health Policy and planning: A Journal on Health in Development, Vol. 16(2), December 2001, pp. 70-79

A 137. Pitre, Amita. Health Rights Experiments, Health Action, Vol. 14(5), May 2001, pp. 11-14 A 133. Shukla, Abhay. Right to Health Care, Health Action, Vol. 14(5), May 2001, pp. 6-10

A 132. Shukla, Abhay. The Nutritional Crisis In Madhya Pradesh, Paper presented at the State JSA Convention, Bhopal, (Section Submitted as an input for the MP-Human development Report, 2001) April 7, 2001, 15 p.

A 131. Shukla, Abhay and Pitre, Amita. The Right to Health Care, ''Advocacy Internet, Volume 3(5), September October 2001, pp. 5-8

A 129. Barai, Tejal. Doing Ethical Research, In Alliance, Vol. 3, September 2000, 2 p.

A 128. Barai, Tejal. Ethical Guidelines in Social Science Research: A Small Step, MFC Bulletin, No. 276-277, September-October 2000, pp. 18-20.

A 126. Ethics in Social Sciences and Health Research: Draft Code of Conduct, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XXXV(12), March 18-24, 2000, pp. 987-991

A 116. Nandraj, Sunil. Accreditation System for Hospitals in India, Paper submitted to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Government of India, New Delhi and The World Bank, 'May 2000, 8 p.

A 114. Phadke, Anant; Shukla, Abhay; Nidhi, Amulya and Kunte, Prasanth. People Come Forth to Treat the Doctors, Health Action, Vol. 13(8), August 2000, pp. 24-26

A 110. Shukla, Abhay. Village Health Care is Our Right, Health Action, November 2000, pp. 16-17

A 109. Shukla, Abhay and Phadke, Anant. Putting Health on People's Agenda, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 35(33), August 12-18, 2000, pp. 2911-2912

A 103. Iyer, Aditi and Jesani, Amar. Barriers to the Quality of Care: The Experience of Auxiliary Nurse - Midwives in Rural Maharashtra, In Improving Quality of Care in India's Family Welfare Programme: The Challenge Ahead, Michael A. Koenig, M. E. Khan (eds.), New York: Population Council, 1999, pp. 210 237

A 102. Jesani, Amar. Whither Medical Technology?, Medisite, Vol. 1(1), January 1999, pp. 4-6

A 101. Khot, Anagha and Menon, Sumita. Accreditation: A New Beginning, Health Action, Vol. 12(8), August 1999, pp. 32-33

A 96. Nandraj, Sunil. Self-Regulation of Hospitals: A Private Sector Initiative in Mumbai City, India, QA Brief, Quality Assurance Project, University Research Corporation, Bethesda, USA, Vol. 8(2), 1999, 2 p. A

94. Phadke, Anant and Kale, Ashok. Some Critical Issues in the Epidemiology of Hepatitis B in India, Paper Presented at the Medico Friend Circle Meet, July 1999, 10 p.

A 93. Shukla, Abhay. Advocacy for Right to Health Care, MFC Bulletin, No. 262-63, July-August 1999, pp. 7-10

A 92. Shukla, Abhay and Phadke, Anant. Health Movement in India, Health Action, Vol.12(12), December 1999, pp. 6-9

A 87. Duggal, Ravi. A New Health Policy for Health Sector Reforms, Paper Presented at the International Seminar on Emerging Public Health Issues in South Asia, AMCHSS, Thiruvananthapuram, (Also presented at the 3rd International conference on Priorities in Health Care, Amsterdam, November 200), May 1998, 16 p.

A 77. Jesani, Amar. Health Workers and Strikes: Ethics and Rights, Issues in Medical Ethics, Vol. VI(3), July-September 1998, 73 p.

A 75. Jesani, Amar. Violence and health care profession: Towards a campaign for medical neutrality, Radical Journal of Health, Vol. III(3), July-September 1998, pp. 143-156

A 63. Nandraj, Sunil. Unhealthy Prescriptions: The Need for Health Sector Reform in India, Informing and Reforming: The Newsletter of the International Clearing house of Health System Reform Initiatives ICHSRI, April-June 1997, pp. 7-11

A 62. Nandraj, Sunil; Khot, Anagha and Menon, Sumita. Standards: The heartbeat of hospitals, Background Paper for the Seminar on Ethics in Health Care, Organised by Indian Medical Association, Mumbai, November 1997.

A 57. Iyer, Aditi. Crisis of credibility: The tale of medical councils, Health for the Millions, Vol.22(4), July-august 1996. pp. 17-20

A 56. Jesani, Amar. Medical ethics and professional self-regulation: Some recommendations, Health for the Millions, Vol. 22(4), July-August 1996, pp. 24-29

A 55. Jesani, Amar. Response of health care professionals and services to epidemic of violence in India: - A review, 14th International Conference on the Social Sciences and Medicine Peebles Hotel Hydro, Scotland, 2-6 September 1996, 8 p.

A 54. Jesani, Amar. Social action and advocacy for health care reforms, Perspectives in Social Work, Vol. XI(2), May-Aug 1996, pp. 16-18

A 53. Nandraj, Sunil and Duggal, Ravi. Physical standards in the private health sector, Radical Journal of Health, Vol. II(2/3), (New Series), April-September 1996, pp. 141-184

A 42 Jesani, Amar. Law, ethics and medical councils: Evolution of their relationships. Medical Ethics, 3(3), July-September 1995, pp. C9-C12

A 41. Jesani, Amar. Violence and the ethical responsibility of the medical profession. Medical Ethics, 3(1), January-March 1995, pp. 3-5

A 39. Jesani, Amar and Pilgaokar, Anil. In the pink: Need for asserting patients' Rights. ''Keemat, Vol. 24, No. 3, March 1995, Pgs.12-14

A 38. Jesani, Amar and Vadair, Asha. The doctor's dilemma: A supreme court judgement on death by hanging violates. Humanscape, March 1995, pp. 12-13

A 36. Nandraj, Sunil. Cost of medical care: Issues of concern in the present scenario. Paper Presented at the All India People's Science Network, Seminar on Health for All Now, New Delhi, November 1995, 13 p.

This paper examines the financial aspects of various components in the health care delivery system of the country. It attempt's to highlight some of the major issues of concern that need to be addressed in the present economic scenario.

A 35. Pilgaokar, Anil. Medical ethics: General principles. Medical Ethics, 3(2), April-June 1995, pp. C5-C8

A 26. Jesani, Amar. Doctors and hunger strikers. Humanscape, June 1994, pp.7-9, pp. 29

A 25. Jesani, Amar. Medical ethics: In the context of increasing violence. Presented at the Indian Medical Association Workshop on Medical Ethics and Ethos in Cases of Torture, at New Delhi, 25-27 November 1994, 7 p.

A 24. Jesani, Amar and Nandraj, Sunil. The unregulated private health sector. Health for the Million, 21, February 1994, pp. 25-28

A 23. Nandraj, Sunil. Assessing the Need for and Designing an Accreditation System: Situation in India. 'Paper Prepared as Consultancy for Institute of Health Systems, Hyderabad,'' August 1994. 10 p.

A 22. Nandraj, Sunil. Beyond the law and the lord: Quality of private health care. Economic and Political Weekly, XXIX(27), 2 July 1994, pp. 1680-1685

A 21. Pilgaokar, Anil. New moves: The Indian Drug Scene. Voices, II(3), 1994, pp. 22-24

A 15. Jesani, Amar. Medical ethics and patients' rights. The Indian Journal of Social Work, Focus Issue, Patients' Rights, LIV(2), April 1993, pp. 173-188

A 13. Jesani, Amar and Pilgaokar, Anil. Patient's autonomy: Throwing it to the winds?. Medical Ethics, 1(1), August-October 1993, pp. 6-7

A 5. Jesani, Amar and Duggal, Ravi. Medical ethics: Awaiting a patients' movement. New Delhi: Voluntary Health Association, 1992, pp. 365-375

A 2. Duggal, Ravi and Nandraj, Sunil. Regulating the private health sector. MFC Bulletin, No. 173-174, July-August 1991, pp. 5-7

A 1. Jesani, Amar. Repression of health professionals. Economic and Political Weekly, 5 October 1991, pp. 2291-2292