Publications

Journal Articles

These are written by CEHAT staff and are published in various journals and magazines or presented at various National and International Conferences. In addition the collection also includes Papers/Articles written by CEHAT staff on various health issues.

2017

Ethical concerns related to mandatory reporting of sexual violence

N. Jagadeesh; Rege, Sangeeta; Bhate-Deosthali, Padma
Published Year: 2017

Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol. II(2), April-June 2017, pp. 116-120

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Integrating gender in medical education

Bavadekar, Amruta; Rege, Sangeeta; Deosthali, Padma
Published Year: 2017

Quest in Education, Vol. XXXXI, No. 2, April, 2017, pp. 9 - 20

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2016

Violence against women & role of health professionals

Rege, Sangeeta
Published Year: 2016

Health Action, 29(1), January 2016 pp. 10-12

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Who decides the best interest of the child?

Chandrasekhar, Aarthi; Ayarkar, Sujata
Published Year: 2016

Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, I(3), July-September 2016 pp. 184-185

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2014

The health-systems response to violence against women

García-Moreno, Claudia; Hegarty,Kelsey; d’Oliveira, Ana Flavia Lucas; Koziol-MacLain,Jane; Colombini,Manuela; Feder, Gene
Published Year: 2014

The Lancet - Violence against women and girls series. November 21, 2014. pp. 1 - 13 + appendix.

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Responding to Sexual Violence: Evidence-based Model for the Health Sector

Rege, Sangeeta; Reddy, Jagadeesh Narayana; Bhate-Deosthali, Padma; Contractor, Sana
Published Year: 2014

Economic and Political Weekly, 49(48) November 29, 2014, pp. 96 - 101

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Amar Jesani Interview published on PCPNDT & Safe Abortion

Jesani, Amar
Published Year: 2014

Girlscount Newsletter October - December, Quarter 4(3). pp. 5 - 7.

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Addressing violence against women: a call to action

García-Moreno, Claudia; Zimmerman, Cathy; Morris-Gehring,Alison; Heise, Lori; Amin,Avni; Abrahams, Naeemah; ontoya, Oswaldo M.; Bhate-Deosthali, Padma; Kilonzo, Nduku; Watts Charlotte
Published Year: 2014

The Lancet - Violence against women and girls series. November 21, 2014. pp. 1685 - 1695.

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2013

Moving from evidence to care: ethical responsibility of health professionals in responding to sexual assault

Padma Deosthali
Published Year: 2013

Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, X(1) Jan-Mar 2013

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Reforms urged to tackle violence against women in India

Yee, Amy
Published Year: 2013

The Lancet, 381 April 27, 2013, pp. 1445-1446

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Health and Nutrition


Published Year: 2013

(2013). in "Socio-economic and educational backwardness of muslims in Maharashtra: a report". Mumbai: Government of Maharashtra

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Urban Youth in Health and Illness: A Rights Perspective

David, S.
Published Year: 2013

In Padma Prakash (Ed.), State of Youth in India 2012 (pp. 15-29). Mumbai, India: UN-HABITAT & IRIS-KF.

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Rethinking gender-based violence and public health policies in India Insights from Dilaasa, Mumbai, India

Bhate-Deosthali; Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2013

in Keerty Nakray (ed.) Gender Based Violence and Public Health - International Perspectives on Budgets and Policies 2013, pp. 184-196.

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2012

Addressing domestic violence within healthcare settings: The Dilaasa model

Bhate-Deosthali; T. K. Sundari, Ravindran; Vindhya, U.
Published Year: 2012

Economic and Political Weekly, 47(17) April 21 - April 27, 2012, pp. 66-75

Women experiencing violence most often decide to seek legal action only after the violence has escalated and that too without having any documentary evidence. The Dilaasa crisis centres at two public hospitals in Mumbai since 2001 have been established out of the recognition that the public health system is an important site for the implementation of anti-domestic violence intervention programmes. The crisis centres therefore straddle both discourses of public health and gender. The paper offers critical insights into the model and its impact in terms of its ability to reach out to women who are undergoing abuse and offer them multiple services in one setting. Read More


Violence faced by women health workers

Padma Deosthali; Sangeeta Rege
Published Year: 2012

In Sexual harassment at workplace edited by Deepti Deshpande and Nikhil Bhagwat. Nashik: Home Science Faculty of Gokhale Education Society's SMRK-BK-AK-Mahila Mahavidyalaya, 2012, pp. 104-112.

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Charitable Hospitals: Charity at Market Rate

Kurian, Oommen C
Published Year: 2012

Economic and Political Weekly, 47(39) September 29, 2012, pp. 23-25.

In Maharashtra, the Association of Hospitals and its member charitable hospitals are attempting to back out of providing free and subsidised beds to poor patients under the Bombay Public Trust Act Scheme which is a legally mandated service in return for subsidies. They are deliberately confusing this scheme with another health scheme of the Maharashtra government which is a business opportunity at competitive rates. Should the government fall for the obfuscation by these hospitals, it will end up paying the private “charitable” hospitals at market rates for what the latter are supposed to provide free in return for heavy subsidies. Read More


Appropriate Role for the Private Sector in Health Care in India


Published Year: 2012

Health for Millions. Oct-Dec 2012 Vol.38, No.4.

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2011

Mapping of Urban Health Facilities in Maharashtra

Dantas, Anandi
Published Year: 2011

Paper presented in the National Seminar on Delivery of Health care for the Urban Poor-Convergence Approach. Organised by Regional Centre for Urban and Environmental Studies of All India Institute of Local Self Government (AIILSG), Mumbai and Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India. January 6-7, 2011

Mapping of Urban Health Facilities in Maharashtra

Dantas, Anandi
Published Year: 2011

Paper presented in Eight Conference of Indian Association for Social Sciences and Health on Health, Environment and Sustainability. Organised by Department of Population Studies and Social Work, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, February 11-13, 2011.

Poor standards of care in small, private hospitals in Maharashtra, India: Implications for public-private partnerships for maternity care

Bhate-Deosthali; Ritu Khatri; Suchitra Wagle
Published Year: 2011

Reproductive Health Matters, 19(37), 2011, pp. 32-41

The private health sector in India is generally unregulated. Maharashtra is among the few states which require registration of private hospitals. This paper reports on a study of standards of care in small, private hospitals (less than 30 beds) in Maharashtra state, India, with a focus on maternity care, based on interviews with the hospitals' owners or senior staff, and observation. In the absence of reliable information on the number of private hospitals in the state, a physical listing was carried out in 11 districts and an estimate drawn up; 10% of hospitals found in each location were included in the study sample. We found poor standards of care in many cases, and few or no qualified nurses or a duty medical officer in attendance. Of the 261 hospitals visited, 146 provided maternity services yet 137 did not have a qualified midwife, and though most claimed they provided emergency care, including caesarean section, only three had a blood bank and eight had an ambulance. Government plans to promote public–private partnerships with such hospitals, including for maternity services, create concern, given our findings. The need to enforce existing regulations and collect information on health outcomes and quality of care before the state involves these hospitals further in provision of maternity care is called for. Read More


Medico-legal cases across various hospitals - A review & understanding of procedures

Sangeeta Rege
Published Year: 2011

Medico-Legal Update, 11(2), 2011, pp. 67-69.

Medico legal case is a case of injury or illness resulting out of sexual assault, poisoning or any suspicious circumstances, where the attending doctor, after eliciting history of the patient and on medical examination, decides that an investigation by law enforcement agencies is essential to understand establish and fix the criminal responsibility for the case in accordance with the law of the land in the interest of truth and justice of victim/patient and state. However it is crucial to assess what factors aid a Health care provider in determining which case becomes medico legal and whether this is a uniform practice across hospitals in India. Read More


Reflections on the high court’s dismissal of the ‘TISS rape case’

Sana Contractor
Published Year: 2011

Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, VII(4), Oct-Dec 2011, pp. 246-247

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Abortion and sex selection: Contentious issues in the campaign against sex selection

Sana Contractor
Published Year: 2011

The Urban World, Special issue on sex selection and PCPNDT act. 4(3), July-Sep 2011, pp. 13-17

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2010

Need for better governance in responding to cases of sexual assault in the health sector

Sana Contractor; Sangeeta Rege
Published Year: 2010

Paper presented in National Bioethics Conference, New Delhi, 2010.

Despite the well established role of the health sector in responding to cases of sexual assault, this issue remains a blind spot in health care governance. With no standard protocols in place for managing such cases, women and children reporting sexual assault continue to receive substandard care, and malfunctions of the health system result in lack of justice. This paper draws on the experience of engaging with the health sector to develop a comprehensive response to survivors of sexual assault. In 2008, we implemented an action project to streamline procedures in responding to sexual assault, at two peripheral municipal hospitals in Mumbai. This included implementation of a kit for sexual assault examination and forensic evidence collection, capacity building of health care providers, and provision of psychosocial support for survivors. Several gaps were found, with regard to consent seeking, admission procedures, treatment, and coordination with police and forensic laboratories, that rendered services inadequate and often impinged on the autonomy of survivors. The lack of protocols for preserving evidence provided scope for tampering. Health professionals considered their role to be largely medico-legal, and their ethical responsibility towards caring for the patient was compromised Some problems we encountered were rectified through formulating standard operating protocols and guidelines, which both compelled doctors to adhere to them and empowered doctors to defend their good practices. We end by critiquing the recent moves made by the government to implement guidelines for such cases and suggest how this could be better accomplished if services are provided to survivors of sexual assault in an ethical and comprehensive manner.


Challenges and dilemmas in institutionalising a crisis centre for women facing domestic violence in the public health system

Sangeeta Rege; Rupali Gupta
Published Year: 2010

Paper presented in National Bioethics Conference, New Delhi, 2010

Domestic Violence (DV), well recognised as a public health concern worldwide, is still missing, as a concern, from the Indian public health system. In public hospitals, which are the only viable health care option for a majority of the socio-economically marginalised population, the issue of DV is still on the distant horizon of public health reforms. Hence, CEHAT felt the urgent need to bring it on to the radar of the public health system. Dilaasa, the first public-hospital based crisis counselling centre in India, was established in collaboration with the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai in two public hospitals in Mumbai. Since 2001, Dilaasa has been engaged in providing counseling and psycho-social support services to women facing violence, and a training cell was set up to sensitise the hospital staff on DV. CEHAT was involved in demonstrating the crisis intervention model for DV response, merging the centre with the hospital’s medical services, and later in monitoring its services after handing over charge of both the centres to the hospital management in 2006. CEHAT implemented different mechanisms for monitoring of the centre, but ensuring the quality of services provided by the centre has always been a challenge. The hospital management provided infrastructure and resources for DV counselling and training, but issues such as transfers of deputed staff, a lack of reporting mechanisms or clear cut policies for referrals, and a lack of efforts to institutionalise the training cell, among others have been surfacing as on-going challenges. The Dilaasa experience highlights governance issues in institutionalising the issue of DV within a public health institution.


Equity through exemptions? User fees in a municipal hospital in Maharashtra

Raymus, Prashant; Kurian, Oommen C; Jui Ranade-Sathe
Published Year: 2010

Paper presented in National Bioethics Conference, New Delhi, 2010. (PPT)

In India, most states continue to collect user fees, despite the on-paper consensus that phasing out user fees is an urgent pre-requisite in achieving health equity goals. Despite the influx of funds through the National Rural Health Mission to improve the health care infrastructure, officials acknowledge that rogi kalyan samitis, that could potentially play a role in improving equity, are perceived by the public as a mere vehicle of user fee collection.

This paper will explore the ethical case against user fees in health. User fees were introduced purportedly to achieve the objectives of reducing frivolous demand, increasing revenue, improving quality and coverage, and rationalising patterns of care. Equity considerations were to be protected primarily through exemptions systems. In Maharashtra, user fees were introduced in 1988, and the scope and scale have been steadily increasing, with no visible effort at any rollback. Through a primary survey in a municipal hospital of Mumbai, the exemption systems in place and the efficiency of their implementation will be examined using qualitative interviews, while the flow of user fees collected will be mapped vis-à-vis the stated objectives, using secondary data sources. The status and relevance of these objectives will also be explored. About 50% of the primary data has been collected by conducting semi-structured in-depth interviews with the clinical and administrative staff of the facility. Data collection will be complete in October and at the conference, we will present our analysis and observations.


The third party in decision making: the role of web based medical facilitators in medical tourism

Suchitra Wagle
Published Year: 2010

Paper presented in National Bioethics Conference, New Delhi, 2010.

Cross border travel is now a decade-old phenomenon. Web-based health resources have emerged as an important aspect in seeking care. A new angle to this web-based information is the spurt of medical tourism facilitators in recent years. In no time, the facilitator has become the crucial connector of patients to the host country. These tourism facilitators guide medical travellers and navigate them through different countries, doctors and specialties providing combinations of arrangements. The facilitators tend to be numerous, operating without any ethical guidelines, influencing the decision making of the patients, but for the medical tourist it means more choices and wider variety. Little attention has been paid to the ethical aspects of the information provided by the facilitators, or the authenticity of it. The most remarkable factor is that, despite its origin in a developed country, it results in accelerating the movement of patients to a foreign third world country. This paper reviews and analyses the available web based information with special focus on the emergence and development of medical tourism facilitators and their present status. The paper deliberates on different kinds of facilitators, their characteristics and the way this would influence the medical traveller’s behaviour. It compares various facilitators across India, the USA and the UK. The paper indicates that though the field is at an early stage, some indicators emerge with regard to ethical standards.


Dealing with spousal violence

Padma Deosthali; Sangeeta Rege
Published Year: 2010

Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, October-December 2010, VII(4), pp.246-248

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A study to understand violence faced by female health workers: a need to develop hospital based response

Padma Deosthali; Sangeeta Rege
Published Year: 2010

In Second International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector, Congress Centre”De Meervaart”Meer en Vaart 300,1068 LE Amsterdam, The Netherlands. October 27 – 29, 2010, 249 p. (Poster)

Violating the law, yet thriving: study of private hospitals in Maharashtra

Padma Deosthali; Ritu Khatri
Published Year: 2010

Medico Friend Circle Bulletin, February – March 2010, No.339, pp.1-10

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Mapping of health facilities in Aurangabad

Dantas, Anandi
Published Year: 2010

Health Action, August 2010, 23(8), pp.34-36

Mapping of Urban Health Facilities in Maharashtra

Dantas, Anandi
Published Year: 2010

Paper presented in Seminar on Spatial Dimensions on Health Care use of GIS in Health Studies. Organised by CEHAT and Department of Geography, University of Mumbai, 24th September 2010

2009

Jan Swasthya Abhiyan: A Unique Health Movement Perspectives and Experience from Mumbai. In NGOs, Health and the Urban Poor

Pitre, Amita
Published Year: 2009

Edited by Vimla Nadkarni, Roopashri Sinha and Leonie D’Mello. Mumbai: Rawat Publications, 2009, pp.199-214

Urban Health Care: Issues and Challenges

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2009

In NGOs, Health and the Urban Poor. Edited by Vimla Nadkarni, Roopashri Sinha and Leonie D’Mello. Mumbai: Rawat Publications, 2009, pp.33-44

Establishing Dilaasa: A Public Hospital Based Crisis Centre. In NGOs, Health and the Urban Poor

Padma Deosthali; Seema Malik
Published Year: 2009

Edited by Vimla Nadkarni, Roopashri Sinha and Leonie D’Mello. Mumbai: Rawat Publications, 2009, pp.140-160

Attempted suicide a consequence of Domestic Violence: A Feminist response

Rege, Sangeeta; Padma Deosthali
Published Year: 2009

(paper submitted for publication) 2009, 16 p

Course on VAW and role of Health Care Providers: Bridging the gap in current medical discourse

Padma Deosthali
Published Year: 2009

(paper submitted for publication) 2009, 6 p.

Implementation of Protocols to respond to Sexual Assault- Experiences from the field

Rege, Sangeeta; Sana Contractor
Published Year: 2009

aper presented at the International Conference on Gender-based Violence and Sexual and Reproductive Health. February 15-18, 2009, Mumbai

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2008

Divided Destinies Unequal Lives: Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the Indian State, NGO report to the United Nations Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights

Padma Deosthali
Published Year: 2008

by People's Collective for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. New Delhi: PWESCR, 2008, 100 p...

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2007

Women's Empowerment : Budget as a Tool to Deal with the Gender Gap

Raymus, Prashant
Published Year: 2007

Special Issue on Gender Budgeting by National Resource Centre on Urban Poverty, UNDP, 2007, pp.53-61

Women at Work : Sick and Tired

Padma Deosthali
Published Year: 2007

Agenda Info change, 9, 2007, 46p

Adolescent Health and Human Rights Concerns

Chaudhari, Leni
Published Year: 2007

Health Action, October 2007, 20(10), pp.32-34

2006

Caring for Survivors of sexual Assault

Pitre, Amita
Published Year: 2006

Indian Journal of Medical Ethics. 3(3), July-September 2006, pp.90-92

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Right to Mental Health and the Barriers

Mahabal, Kamayani Bali
Published Year: 2006

Express Healthcare Management, 6(24), March 2006, 26 p.

Gender Equity and Millennium Development Goals

Mahabal, Kamayani Bali
Published Year: 2006

In The Macro Economic Policies and The Millennium Development Goals by Vibhuti Patel and Manisha Karne (eds.). Mumbai: Gyan Publications, 2006

Child Rights and law: One India One People

Mahabal, Kamayani Bali
Published Year: 2006

Vol.9, Issue 8, March 2006, pp. 42-44

Role of Health Professionals in addressing Family Violence

Padma Deosthali
Published Year: 2006

Paper presented at the International Seminar on Family Violence organsied by the Department of Sociology, Pune University. 2006

Combating Domestic Violence through the Health System: Lessons from Dilaasa: ISSRF Newsletter

Padma Deosthali
Published Year: 2006

A publication of the Indian Society for the Study of Reproductive and Fertility, pp.16-21

State-NGO Relationship in the Liberalised Scenario: Integral Liberation: A quarterly Review of Justice

Chatterjee, Chandrima; Paul, Sony
Published Year: 2006

Development and Social Change. 10(4), December 2006, pp.223-226

2005

Bridging gender gap through budgets: Union budget 2005-06

Raymus, Prashant
Published Year: 2005

Budget Track, 3(1), July 2005. pp.18-19.

Women's health and their lives: A perspective from Maharashtra

Pitre, Amita
Published Year: 2005

Background paper presented at the Western Zone International Women and Health Meeting (IWHM) at Ahmedabad, Gujarat. 2nd March 2005, pp.9

Sexual assault care and forensic evidence kit strengthening the case for use of the kit

Pitre, Amita
Published Year: 2005

presented at the 10th International Women and Health Meeting in New Delhi, India, from 21st to 25th September 2005, pp.6

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Role of health professionals: What to do in cases of sexual assault?

Pitre, Amita
Published Year: 2005

Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights Newsletter (Update No.4), 84(4), 2005, pp.2–3

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Case study of an attempt to institutionalize a model ‘Sexual Assault Evidence Kit’ to address care and evidence linked issues

Pitre, Amita
Published Year: 2005

Presented at the conference Lessons learnt from a rights based approach to health, organized by Emory University, Atlanta, USA, May 2005, 7p.

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Research with transgendered people

Bandewar, Sunita; Pisal, Hemalata
Published Year: 2005

Indian Journal for Medical Ethics, XIII(1), January 2005, pp.22-23

The rights based framework: Which way to go?

Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 2005

Medico Friend Circle Bulletin, 308, December-January 2005, pp.8-15

Sex Selection- unethical practice

Mahabal, Kamayani Bali
Published Year: 2005

Health Action, May 2005

Gender Equality and Millienium Development Goals

Mahabal, Kamayani Bali
Published Year: 2005

Samyukta: A Journal of Women Studies, V (1), January 2005, pp. 113-114

Where is the health agenda?

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2005

Express Healthcare Management, March 2005

The out of pocket burden of healthcare

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2005

Infochange Agenda, April 2005

Public hearings and litigations: The new medicine for policy reform

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2005

Express Healthcare Management, January 1- 15, 2005

Mumbai Demolitions– Drowned Under Tsunami

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2005

CEHAT, January 2005

Financing the NRHM

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2005

Paper presented at the national JSA consultation on NRHM, May 2005

Financing Strategies for Universal Access to Healthcare

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2005

Paper presented at Medico Friend Circle Conference, January 2005

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Decentralization of Health Services in India

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2005

Paper presented at the IAPSM National Conference, February 2005

Common Minimum Programme and Public Health

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2005

Paper presented at the National Consultation on Review of Common Minimum Programme of the UPA Government, May 2005

Budget 2005-06 – Whither Public Health Agenda

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2005

Indian Journal of Community Medicine, 30(2), April-June 2005

Should Case Documentations be used for Research?

Padma Deosthali
Published Year: 2005

Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, October - December 2005, 2(4), 129 p.

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Gender based violence and role of the Public health system for the State of Health Care Report

Deosthali, Padma; Maghanani, Poornima
Published Year: 2005

Mumbai: CEHAT, 2005

Involuntary Resettlement of a slum in Mumbai: A human rights perspective

Contractor, Qudsiya
Published Year: 2005

Urdhva Mula, 4(1), August 2005

Youth Health in India

Chaudhari, Leni
Published Year: 2005

Humanscape, XII(VII), August 2005, pp.24-25

Technology and Gender Based Discrimination: Sex-Selection Techniques

Chaudhari, Leni
Published Year: 2005

Health Action, 18(10), October 2005, pp.13-15

The Gats: A Threat to Public Health, southern initiatives

Chaudhari, Leni
Published Year: 2005

Journal of Sustainable Developement, I(II), 2005, pp.89-92

Population Control: At What Cost

Chaudhari, Leni
Published Year: 2005

Health Action, 18(12), December 2005, pp.20-21

Our Little Girl: Child Marriage in India: An Overview

Chaudhari, Leni
Published Year: 2005

Communalism Combat, 12(112), November 2005, pp.32-33

Human Right Approach: A Paradigm Shift in Understanding Health

Chatterjee, Chandrima
Published Year: 2005

Express Healthcare Management, 6(11), June 16-30, 2005, pp.10-18

Accreditation of Hospitals: An overview

Chatterjee, Chandrima
Published Year: 2005

Express Healthcare Management, 6(16), September 1-15, 2005, pp.5-6

2004

Domestic violence and pregnancy

Saha, Shelley
Published Year: 2004

Health Action, 17(9), September 2004, pp. 11-13

Challenges in research in tribal communities: A response to a case study

Saha, Shelley
Published Year: 2004

Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, 4, October-December 2004

Need for a gender sensitive health care system

Pitre, Amita; Khaire, Bhagyashree
Published Year: 2004

Health Action, 17(9), September 2004, pp.17-19

Women in ayurveda

Pitre, Amita
Published Year: 2004

Engendering Health, April-June 2004

Achieving one more milestone

Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 2004

Health Action, 17(8), August 2004, pp. 33-34

Thiyya andolan in Krishna Valley

Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 2004

Economic and Political Weekly, 39(8), 21-27 February 2004, pp.775-777

The mirage of polio eradication

Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 2004

The National Medical Journal of India, 17(5), 2004, 282p.

The dismantling of public health system in India: What should be our approach?

Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 2004

Medico Friend Circle Bulletin, April-May 2004, pp.5-8

Price pangs– medicines too costly to be left to market forces

Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 2004

The Times of India, 1 December 2004

Achieving one more milestone

Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 2004

Health Action, August 2004, pp.33-34

A healthy march against misuse of injection and saline

Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 2004

Health Action, April 2004, pp.22-24

Status of health care services in Madhya Pradesh: An overview

Nidhi, Amulya; Saha, Shelley
Published Year: 2004

Humanscape, 2004

They have a right to live with dignity

Mahabal, Kamayani Bali
Published Year: 2004

Health Action, 17(7), July 2004

Sex selection is abuse of genetic diagnostic technology

Mahabal, Kamayani Bali
Published Year: 2004

Express Healthcare Management, July 16-31, 2004

Right to health behind bars

Mahabal, Kamayani Bali
Published Year: 2004

Express Healthcare Management, 5(4), 1-15 March 2004, 14p

Infants have a right to be breastfeed: We need to stand up the aggressive marketing of infant milk formula products

Mahabal, Kamayani Bali
Published Year: 2004

Express Healthcare Management, January 1-15, 2004, 4(23), 15p

Healthy ageing and human rights

Mahabal, Kamayani Bali
Published Year: 2004

Express Healthcare Management, 5(20), 16-30 November 2004

Ensuring gender justice

Mahabal, Kamayani Bali
Published Year: 2004

Health Action, July 2004

Enforcing the right to food in India: The impact of social activism

Mahabal, Kamayani Bali
Published Year: 2004

Economic Social Review, South Africa, 5(1), March 2004

Emerging from shadows

Mahabal, Kamayani Bali
Published Year: 2004

Health Action, 17(9), September 2004, pp. 4-5

Dying with dignity- A human right?

Mahabal, Kamayani Bali
Published Year: 2004

ICFAI Journal of Healthcare Law, 2(4), November 2004 pp.28-36

CEHAT's PIL for reviewing diet scales in jail

Mahabal, Kamayani Bali
Published Year: 2004

Express Healthcare Management, 1-15 May 2004

Are the doctors listening?

Mahabal, Kamayani Bali
Published Year: 2004

Health Action, 17(10), September 2004, pp. 28-30

Access to essential drugs: a human rights issue

Mahabal, Kamayani Bali
Published Year: 2004

Health Action 17(12) September 2004, pp. 35-37

Urgent concerns on abortion services

Duggal, Ravi; Ramachandran, Vimala
Published Year: 2004

Economic and Political Weekly, 39(10), 6 March 2004, pp. 1025-1026

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The abortion assessment project- India: Key findings and recommendations

Duggal, Ravi; Ramachandran, Vimala
Published Year: 2004

Reproductive Health Matters, 12(24), November 2004 (Supplement), pp. 122–129

Unmet need for public healthcare services in Mumbai

Duggal, Ravi; Dilip, T. R.
Published Year: 2004

India Asia-Pacific Population Journal, 19(2), June 2004

Urban healthcare: Issues and challenges

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2004

Background paper for Urban Community Initiative: A Development Challenge of the Holy Family Hospital and Tata Institute of Social Sciences, July 2004

Tracing privatisation of health care in India

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2004

Express Health Care Management, 1-15 April 2004

The political economy of medical ethics

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2004

Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, I(3), July-September 2004 pp. 81-82

The political economy of abortion in India: Cost and expenditure patterns

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2004

Reproductive Health Matters, 12(24), November 2004 (Supplement) pp.130–137

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The budget is a continuum of the erstwhile Government's policy


Published Year: 2004

Express Healthcare Management, 1-15 August 2004

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Pursuing the new health agenda through the new government

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2004

Express Health Care Management, 1-15 June 2004

Operationalising right to healthcare in India

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2004

ICFAI Journal of Healthcare Law, August 2004, Vol 2, No. 3, pp. 13-42

Health financing for primary healthcare in rural India: Prospects and options

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2004

Paper presented at IRMA National conference, December 2004

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Healthcare and labour in India

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2004

Background paper for Observer Research Foundation National Consultation, August 2004

Health and healthcare in India: Responding to the changing scenario

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2004

Paper presented at the Observer Research Foundation National Consultation, January 2004

Financing healthcare in India: Prospects for health insurance

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2004

Express Healthcare Management, 5(4), 1-15 March 2004, pp.10-16

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Ethics, law and public action

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2004

Express Healthcare Management, 16-30 September 2004

Budget 2004: Is politics driving economics or vice versa?

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2004

Express Healthcare Management,' 5(3), 16-29 February 2004, 6p.

Domestic violence and the health sector

Padma Deosthali
Published Year: 2004

Health Action, 17(9), September 2004, pp.14-16

2003

Maharashtra's health budget

Phadke, Anant; Shukla, Abhay
Published Year: 2003

Economic and Political Weekly, 22-28 February 2003, 38(8), pp.670

The right to health care moving from idea to reality

Shukla, Abhay
Published Year: 2003

Asian Social Forum, January 2003, 11 p.

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Healthcare: A right...and health for all

Shukla, Abhay
Published Year: 2003

Humanscape,'' X(9), September 2003, pp. 20-23

Offering contraceptive choices post-abortion: The ignored link by service providers

Saha, Shelley; Manasee, Mishra
Published Year: 2003

Paper presented in the Symposium on Expanding Contraceptive Choices: International and Indian Experiences and their Implications for Policies and Programmes,Mumbai 7-10 December 2003, 8 p.

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Dilaasa: Creating spaces for women in a public health system

Rege, Sangeeta
Published Year: 2003

Humanscape E-newsletter, March 2003, 5p.

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Right to health care: Towards an agenda

Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 2003

Economic and Political Weekly, 38(41), 11-17 October 2003, pp.4308-4309

Profiteering in medicines

Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 2003

Economic and Political Weekly, XXXVIII(39), 27 September to 3 October 2003, 4070 p.

Is it wise to make hep B as part of NIP?

Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 2003

Express Healthcare Management, 16-28 February 2003, 14p.

Hep-B Vaccine: Some Issues

Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 2003

Economic and Political Weekly, 12-27 June 2003, 38(25), 2479 p.

Introducing the hepatitis B vaccine in the national immunisation programme would not only cost the government more than all the other six vaccines on the programme, but would yield little by way of public health protection. Read More


Hepatitis-B vaccine in national programme

Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 2003

Economic and Political Weekly, 37(52), 28 December to 3 January 2003, pp.5167-68

Independent analysis shows that introducing the Hepatitis-B vaccine in the national immunisation programme will yield small gains at high cost.


Doctors do not have the right to refuse treatment to HIV-postive patients

Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 2003

Issues in Medical Ethics, XI(3), July-September 2003, pp.77-78

Public hospital based crisis centre: Experience from India

Padma Deosthali; Seema Malik
Published Year: 2003

Prepared for the 2nd Asia Pacific Conference on Sexual and Reproductive Health held in Bangkok, September 2003, 9p.

Why tar all Reasons for Euthanasia with a common brush?

Mahabal, Kamayani Bali
Published Year: 2003

Express Healthcare Management, 4(20), 1-15 November 2003, 18 p.

Health and human rights are inextricably intertwined

Mahabal, Kamayani Bali
Published Year: 2003

4(21), 1-15 December 2003, pp.15-17

Women's illnesses: Life cycle approach

Madhiwalla, Neha
Published Year: 2003

National Medical Journal of India, Supplement No.2, 16, 2003, pp.35-38

Help yourself

Madhiwalla, Neha
Published Year: 2003

Humanscape, 5(9), September 2003, pp.27-29

Wither user: Charges?

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2003

Express Healthcare Management, 4(15), 16-31 August 2003, 10p.

The notifiable disease syndrome

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2003

Express Healthcare Management, 4(9), 16-31 May 2003, 6p

Should public hospitals participate in medical tourism

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2003

Express Healthcare Management, 4(22), 16-31 December 2003, 11p.

Reducing inequities in financing healthcare: From self-financing to single payer mechanisms

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2003

Health Action, 16(3), March 2003, pp.4-7

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Privatisation of Healthcare in India

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2003

Novib Newsletter, The Hague, March 2003, 2p.

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Operationalising Right to Healthcare in India

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2003

Asian Social Forum, Hyderabad, January 2003 (also presented revised version at the CSIH International Conference on Right to Health Ottawa, Canada) October 2003, 26p.

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Health Services Database in the Context of National Health Accounts

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2003

Paper presented at a National Seminar, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi, September 2003, 28p.

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Health and healthcare in western and central India: The criticality of public finance

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2003

Paper presented at the National Seminar on New Developmental Paradigms and Challenges for Western and Central Regional States in India, GIDR, Ahmedabad. March 2003, 18p.

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Have we failed to provide health services to children?

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2003

Express Healthcare Management, 4(6), 1-15 April 2003, 7p.

Do charitable hospitals deserve tax benefits?: All tax benefits should be withdrawn

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2003

Express Healthcare Management, 4(17), 16-30 September 2003, 11p.

Declining trends in public health expenditure in Maharashtra

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2003

July 2003, 11p.

This analysis of the trends in public health expenditure in Maharashtra shows that the State has to become more proactive in raising resources being allocated to the health sector. The level of public health spending is very low in the state, both as a ratio within the state budget and as a proportion to the SDP. Read More


Condoms in HIV control

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2003

Express Healthcare Management, 4(12), 1-15 July, 2003, 11p

Community health plan is nothing new

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2003

Express Healthcare Management, 4(5), 16-31 March 2003, 3p

Abortion economics- cost and expenditures

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2003

Seminar, 532, December 2003, pp.47-52

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Burden of paying for Hospitalization Care Services in India

Dilip, T. R.
Published Year: 2003

Health Action, 16(3), March 2003, pp. 8-11

Crisis counselling in domestic violence

Padma Deosthali; Burte, Aruna
Published Year: 2003

October 2003, 12 p. (Submitted to Journal of Mental Health)

Utilization and expenditure on delivery care services: some observations from Nashik district, Maharashtra

Duggal, Ravi; Dilip, T. R.; Balaji, Rajeswari
Published Year: 2003

Regional Health Forum, 7(2), 2003, pp.34-41

2002

Creating a Consensus on the Right to Health Care

Shukla, Abhay
Published Year: 2002

Paper presented at National Meeting on Right to Health Care, Mumbai, February 14, 2002, 6 p.

Gender Gaps in Research on Health Services in India

Saha, Shelley; T. K. Sundari, Ravindran
Published Year: 2002

Journal of Health Management, Vol.4(2), 2002, pp. 185-214

Pharmaceutical Policy, 2001

Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 2002

Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 37(6), February 9-15, 2002, pp. 528 – 529

Dams And Development

Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 2002

Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 37(11), March 16-22, 2002, pp. 1016

Critical Issues in Regulatory Provisions for Private Medical Sector

Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 2002

Presented at the workshop on Concerns of the Mall Hospitals in the NGO Sector, Hyderabad, March 22, 2002, 4 p.

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Building Pressure from Below

Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 2002

Health Action, Vol. 15(7), July 2002, pp. 28-30

Aajara Struggle

Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 2002

Mumbai:CEHAT, January 2002, 4 p. (Accepted for publishing in Health Action)

Health Care Services: A Far Cry?

Nidhi, Amulya
Published Year: 2002

Health Action, Vol.15(7), July 2002, pp. 35-36

Does Better Reproductive Health Status Mean Low Fertility Levels? Evidence from Asian Countries

Dilip, T. R.; Mishra, U.S.
Published Year: 2002

Health and Population- Perspective and Issues,' Vol. 25(2), 2002, pp. 65-73

Monitoring Right to Health in India

Khot, Anagha; Menon, Sumita
Published Year: 2002

Paper presented at the Annual meet of the International Federation of Health and Human Right organisation, Netherlands, May 27, 2002, 12 p.

Selective Versus Universal Hepatitis B Vaccination in India

Kale, Ashok; Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 2002

Paediatrics Today, Vol. 5(4), July 2002, pp. 199-207

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T. R. Urban Poor and Unmet Need for Public Health Services in Mumbai

Duggal, Ravi; Dilip, T. R.
Published Year: 2002

Paper presented at the Urban Symposia, World Bank, Washington DC, December, 2002, 23 p.

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Resource Generation Without Planned Allocation

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2002

Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 37(1), January 5-11, 2002, pp. 16-19

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Health Planning In India

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2002

India Health: A Reference Document, Kottayam, April 2002, pp. 43-56

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Fiscal Reforms Under a New Health Policy

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2002

Presented at the 29th Annual Conference of the Global Health Council 28-31 May 2002, Washington Dc, USA, May 2002, 20 p.

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Utilisation of Reproductive and Child Health Care Services: Some Observations from Kerala

Dilip, T. R.
Published Year: 2002

Journal of Health Management. Vol. 4(1), 2002, pp. 19-30

Understanding Levels of Morbidity and Hospitalization in Kerala, India

Dilip, T. R.
Published Year: 2002

Bulletin of the World Health Organisation, Vol. 80(9), 2002, pp. 746-751

Sex Selection and the Law

Contractor, Qudsiya
Published Year: 2002

Combat Law, Vol. 1(1), April–May 2002, pp. 69-70

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Women's Access to Good Quality Abortion Care Services

Balaji, Rajeswari
Published Year: 2002

Paper presented at the first International Conference Medical Sociology, Health, Illness and Society in the New Millennium organised by the Madras Medical Mission, Institute of Cardio-Vascular Diseases, May 25 – 26, 2002, 5 p.

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2001

The Right to Health Care

Shukla, Abhay; Pitre, Amita
Published Year: 2001

''Advocacy Internet, Volume 3(5), September – October 2001, pp. 5-8

The Nutritional Crisis In Madhya Pradesh

Shukla, Abhay
Published Year: 2001

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.

Right to Health Care

Shukla, Abhay
Published Year: 2001

Health Action, Vol. 14(5), May 2001, pp. 6-10

Notes on the Politics of Health Care in M.P.: Towards a Critical Analysis of the Situation of Health and Health Care

Shukla, Abhay
Published Year: 2001

Paper presented at the meeting of Jan Swasthya Abhiyan and Jan Sanghars Morcha, Betul, January 3-4, 2001, 14 p.

Studies on Health Services with Special Focus on Reproductive Health Services in India from 1990 to 2000: A Critical Review

Saha, Shelley; T. K. Sundari, Ravindran
Published Year: 2001

Paper presented at the workshop Reproductive Health Research Review Dissemination, Mumbai, June 2001, 25 p.

Waking up the System

Pitre, Amita
Published Year: 2001

Humanscape, Vol. VIII(IX), October 2001, pp. 8-10

Health Rights Experiments

Pitre, Amita
Published Year: 2001

Health Action, Vol. 14(5), May 2001, pp. 11-14

Cast-Class Dynamics in Relief Work

Nidhi, Amulya
Published Year: 2001

MFC Bulletin, No. 284-285, May-June 2001, 10 p.

A Stakeholder approach towards Hospital Accreditation in India

Nandraj, Sunil; Khot, Anagha; Menon, Sumita; Brugha, Ruairi
Published Year: 2001

Health Policy and planning: A Journal on Health in Development, Vol. 16(2), December 2001, pp. 70-79

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Dalits and Health

Menon, Sumita; Contractor, Qudsiya
Published Year: 2001

Paper presented at The World Conference against Racism and Zenophophobia and related discrimination, South Africa, Derban, August 2001, 6 p

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Sex Selection: Ethics in the Context of Development

Madhiwalla, Neha
Published Year: 2001

Issues in Medical Ethics, October-December 2001, Vol.9(4), pp. 125-126

Less Trouble for the Little Ones

Duggal, Ravi; Bandewar, Sunita; Menon, Sumita
Published Year: 2001

The Telegraph, May 2001 1 p.

Health Systems Profile in Maharashtra, a monograph prepared for ICRIER/WHO Commission on Macroeconomics and Health

Duggal, Ravi; Kamath, Rajashree; Dilip, T. R.
Published Year: 2001

June 2001, 4 p.

Health And Nutrition In Maharashtra in Human Development Report - 2002

Duggal, Ravi; Dilip, T. R.
Published Year: 2001

published by Government of Maharashtra, October 2001, 54 p.

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Utilisation of Health Care Services in India

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2001

Presented at the National Consultation on Health Security in India organised by IHD and UNDP, July 2001, 14 p.

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Missing Girls: Political Economy of Sex-Determination

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2001

Presented on World Population Day at the Institute of Population Sciences, July 2001, 7 p.

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Health Policy in India- A Historical Review

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2001

Paper Prepared for ICRIER/WHO Commission on Macroeconomics and Health, April 2001, 57 p.

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Health Policy in India

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2001

Health Action, October 2001, 8 p.

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The Burden of III Health Among Elderly in Kerala

Dilip, T. R.
Published Year: 2001

Research and Development Journal, Vol. 7(2), February-May 2001, pp. 7-15

Networking for Women’s Studies and Activities

Deosthali, Padma
Published Year: 2001

Samvadini, Vol. 3(1), September 2001, pp. 18-19

Dilaasa an Endeavour to Sensitise the Public Health System to Domestic Violence

Deosthali, Padma
Published Year: 2001

Samyukta- A Journal of Women's Studies, Vol. 2(2), 2001, pp. 327-329

Code of Ethics for Health Research

Khot, Anagha; Menon, Sumita; Deosthali, Padma; Barai, Tejal
Published Year: 2001

Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 34(3), January 20-26, 2001, pp. 196-198

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Abortion Legislation and Access to Safe Abortion Care Services: The Indian Experience

Bandewar, Sunita
Published Year: 2001

In Advocating for Abortion Access: Eleven Country Studies, Johannesburg, Klugman Barbara and Debbie Budlender (eds.), University of Witwatersrand, 2001, pp. 135-155

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Voluntarism and Elder Care

A., Asharaf
Published Year: 2001

Social Welfare, October 2001, pp. 17-18 con.. pp. 23-24

2000

Putting Health on People's Agenda

Phadke, Anant; Shukla, Abhay
Published Year: 2000

Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 35(33), August 12-18, 2000, pp. 2911-2912

Village Health Care is Our Right

Shukla, Abhay
Published Year: 2000

Health Action, November 2000, pp. 16-17

Unsafe Abortion

Saha, Shelley
Published Year: 2000

Frontier, Vol. 33(1), July 30 - August 5, 2000, pp. 13-14

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Safe and Legal Termination - A Distant Reality

Saha, Shelley
Published Year: 2000

Humanscape, Vol. VII(IX), September 2000, pp. 32-33

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Adolescents and their need for sex-education

Saha, Shelley
Published Year: 2000

Health for the Millions, September - October 2000, pp. 10-12

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Status of Health Care Services in Madhya Pradesh: An Overview

Nidhi, Amulya; Saha, Shelley
Published Year: 2000

2000, 5 p. (Accepted for publication in Health for the Millions, 2003)

Accreditation System for Hospitals in India

Nandraj, Sunil
Published Year: 2000

Paper submitted to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Government of India, New Delhi and The World Bank, 'May 2000, 8 p.

Globalisation, Economic Reforms and the Indian Economy: An Overview

Nadkarni, Avadhut
Published Year: 2000

March 2000, 29 p.

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Violence and Health Care Professionals: The Crucial Link

Khot, Anagha; Menon, Sumita; Deosthali, Padma
Published Year: 2000

Paper presented at the Regional south East Asia Workshop on Impact of Gender based Violence on the Health of the Women held on April 5th -7th 2000, organised by society for Operations Research and Training and CORT), April 2000, 7 p.

Understanding the Gender and Household Dimensions of Health in the Context of Economic Change

Madhiwalla, Neha
Published Year: 2000

March 2000, 10 p.

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Gender-Sensitive and Community-based Programme for Mumbai Slum Women

Khot, Anagha; Menon, Sumita
Published Year: 2000

Arrows for Change, Vol. 6(1), May 2000, 3 p.

Where are we Today?

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2000

Seminar, No. 489, May 2000, pp. 15-19

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Save Public Health Campaign

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2000

Paper for the Campaign, July 2000, 5 p.

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Reforming Health Policy for Universal Health Care

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2000

MFC Bulletin, No. 278-279, November-December 2000, pp. 10-18

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Private Health Sector in India: A Critical Review

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 2000

Paper for PHA Booklet No. 5, May 2000

Gender Issues Related to Women's Health Care

Saha, Shelley; Choudhary, Manoj
Published Year: 2000

Health Action, Vol. 13(9), 2000, pp. 18-19

Ethics in Social Sciences and Health Research: Draft Code of Conduct


Published Year: 2000

Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XXXV(12), March 18-24, 2000, pp. 987-991

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The Role of the World Bank in International Health: Renewed Commitment and Partnership

Jesani, Amar; Baru, Rama
Published Year: 2000

Social Science and Medicine, Vol. 50, 2000, pp. 183-184

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Ethical Guidelines in Social Science Research: A Small Step

Barai, Tejal
Published Year: 2000

MFC Bulletin, No. 276-277, September-October 2000, pp. 18-20.

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Doing Ethical Research

Barai, Tejal
Published Year: 2000

In Alliance, Vol. 3, September 2000, 2 p.

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Unsafe Abortion

Bandewar, Sunita
Published Year: 2000

Seminar, Issue 489, May 2000, pp. 39-43

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Prescription Pattern of Diagnostic Tests in Public and Private Hospitals in India

Dilip, T. R.
Published Year: 2000

Health for the Millions, Vol. 28(1), April-May 2000, pp. 42-43

A thorough critique of depo-provera

Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 2000

Book review of An epidemiological review of the injectable contraceptive, depo-provera, by C. Sathyamala. In Medico Friend Circle: Forum For Woman's Health, 2000. pp. 160

People Come Forth to Treat the Doctors

Phadke, Anant; Shukla, Abhay; Nidhi, Amulya; Kunte, Prasanth
Published Year: 2000

Health Action, Vol. 13(8), August 2000, pp. 24-26

1999

Population and family planning policy: A critique and a perspective

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1999

Paper Presented at International Conference on Population and Development, Cairo, September 1999, 6 p.

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Health Movement in India

Phadke, Anant; Shukla, Abhay
Published Year: 1999

Health Action, Vol.12(12), December 1999, pp. 6-9

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Advocacy for Right to Health Care

Shukla, Abhay
Published Year: 1999

MFC Bulletin, No. 262-63, July-August 1999, pp. 7-10

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Some Critical Issues in the Epidemiology of Hepatitis B in India

Kale, Ashok; Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 1999

Paper Presented at the Medico Friend Circle Meet, July 1999, 10 p.

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Age at Menarche Among Indian Women: Observations from NFHS, 1992-1993

Padmadas
Published Year: 1999

Journal of Family Welfare, Vol. 45(2), October 1999, pp. 71-79

Self-Regulation of Hospitals: A Private Sector Initiative in Mumbai City, India, QA Brief

Nandraj, Sunil
Published Year: 1999

Quality Assurance Project, University Research Corporation, Bethesda, USA, Vol. 8(2), 1999, 2 p.

Making Private Hospitals Accountable

Khot, Anagha; Menon, Sumita
Published Year: 1999

Humanscape, Vol. VI(V), May 1999, pp. 15-17

Violence and the Battering of the Mind

Madhiwalla, Neha
Published Year: 1999

Perspectives, March 1999, pp. 3–4

Health Professionals and Community Action Against Violence

Madhiwalla, Neha
Published Year: 1999

Issues in Medical Ethics, Vol. VII(1), January-March 1999, 29 p.

Role of the Community and the Health Profession in Responding to Violence

Khot, Anagha; Menon, Sumita; Deosthali, Padma
Published Year: 1999

Curare 22, 1999, pp. 35-37

Accreditation: A New Beginning

Khot, Anagha; Menon, Sumita
Published Year: 1999

Health Action, Vol. 12(8), August 1999, pp. 32-33

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Whither Medical Technology?

Jesani, Amar
Published Year: 1999

Medisite, Vol. 1(1), January 1999, pp. 4-6

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Barriers to the Quality of Care: The Experience of Auxiliary Nurse - Midwives in Rural Maharashtra

Jesani, Amar; Iyer, Aditi
Published Year: 1999

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

Women's Perspectives on the Quality of General and Reproductive Health Care: Evidence from Rural Maharashtra

Gupte, Manisha; Bandewar, Sunita; Pisal, Hemalata
Published Year: 1999

In Improving Quality of Care in India's Family Welfare Programme: The Challenge Ahead, Michael A. Koenig and M. E. Khan (eds.), New York: Population Council, 1999, pp. 117-139

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Health Effects of Forced Evictions in the Slums of Mumbai

Emmel, N. D.; D'Souza, Lalitha
Published Year: 1999

The Lancet, Vol. 354(9184), September 1999, 118 p.

Private Sector's Clout

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1999

Health Action, Vol. 12(9), September 1999, pp. 44-45

Malaria in a Tribal Village in Madhya Pradesh: The Government's Response to an Epidemic

D'Souza, Lalitha; Emmel, Nick; Nidhi, Amulya
Published Year: 1999

CEHAT, January 1999, 13 p

A Quarter Century of Legalised Abortion Services: A Country Situationer for India

Bandewar, Sunita
Published Year: 1999

Paper Presented at an International Dialogue on Reproductive Choice Organised by Likhaan, Manila, Philippines, 1999, 22 p.

1998

Epidemic diseases: Whose baby it is?

Nandraj, Sunil
Published Year: 1998

''Background paper for the Medico Friend Circle annual meet on Resurgence of Epide mic Diseases, Wardha, Maharashtra,'' January 1-3, 1998, 3 p.

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Towards relevant and accessible public health services

Mistry, Mani
Published Year: 1998

Paper Presented at Forum For Health Promotion, Workshop on Structure of the Existing Health Care Service Situation in Mumbai City, Mumbai, June 23-24, 1998, 7 p.

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Health rights of the urban poor

Mistry, Mani
Published Year: 1998

Paper Presented at the Medico Friend Circle Annual Meet on Resurgence of Infectious Diseases and the Indian Society, Wardha, January 1-3, 1998, 7 p.

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Women, development and health redefining the relationship

Madhiwalla, Neha
Published Year: 1998

Paper Presented at the National Seminar on The Rights to Development, University of Mumbai, December 10-11, 1998, pp. 1-8

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The case of intra-dermal route hepatitis-B vaccination

Kale, Ashok; Phadke, Anant
Published Year: 1998

3 p.

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Violence and health care profession: Towards a campaign for medical neutrality

Jesani, Amar
Published Year: 1998

Radical Journal of Health, Vol. III(3), July-September 1998, pp. 143-156

Violence Against Women: Health Issues

Jesani, Amar
Published Year: 1998

WHO Country Profile: India, 1998, 20 p. (Draft Submitted to WHO/VHAI).

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Health Workers and Strikes: Ethics and Rights

Jesani, Amar
Published Year: 1998

Issues in Medical Ethics, Vol. VI(3), July-September 1998, 73 p.

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Health, Section for the Women's Health and Development

Jesani, Amar
Published Year: 1998

WHO COUNTRY PROFILE: India, 1998, 34 p. (Draft Submitted to WHO/VHAI)

From Philanthropy to Human Right: A Perspective for Activism in the Field of Health Care

Jesani, Amar
Published Year: 1998

Indian Journal of Social Work, Vol. 59(1), (Special Issue Towards People-Centred Development – Part 2), January 1998, pp. 291-320

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Women's Reproductive Health, Section C3.7 of the Women's Health and Development, Country Profile, India

Iyer, Aditi
Published Year: 1998

1998, 41 p. (Draft Submitted to WHO/VHAI)

Women's Access to Health Care, Section C3.7 of the Women's Health and Development, Country Profile, India

Iyer, Aditi
Published Year: 1998

1998, 46 p. (Draft Submitted to WHO/VHAI)

Leading Causes of Morbidity and Mortality, Section C3.1 of the Women's Health and Development, Country Profile, India

Iyer, Aditi
Published Year: 1998

1998, 34 p. (Draft Submitted to WHO/VHAI)

Making a Health Services Database: A Discussion Note

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1998

A Review and Feasibility Report of the ICSSR Data Archives Committee, New Delhi, April 1998, 6 p.

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India's Socio-Economic Database: A Review and a Critique

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1998

A Resource Document Prepared for Lead India, New Delhi, March 1998, 13 p.

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Health Care as Human Right

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1998

Radical Journal of Health, Vol. III(3) (New Series), July-September 1998, pp. 141-142.

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Health Care and New Economic Policies: The Further Consolidation of the Private Sector in India

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1998

Paper Presented at the National Seminar on the Rights to Development, University of Mumbai, December 10-11, 1998, 13 p.

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A New Health Policy for Health Sector Reforms

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1998

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.

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Human Rights Violence and Health


Published Year: 1998

CEHAT's Work on Human Rights and Health Care 1991-98, October 1998, 18 p.

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Aparamedics in MR Practice: A Feasibility Evalution

Bandewar, Sunita; Pisal, Hemalata; Lele, Mugdha
Published Year: 1998

Paper Presented for The State Level Consultation on Issues Related to Safe and Legal Abortion, Pune, June 7, 1998, 27 p. (Paper Accepted for Publication in the Economic and Political Weekly)

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Paramedics in Menstrual Regulation Practice: A Feasibility Evaluation

Bandewar, Sunita
Published Year: 1998

Paper Presented for The State Level Consultation on Issues Related to Safe and Legal Abortion, Pune, June 7, 1998, 8 p. (Paper Accepted for Publication in the Radical Journal of Health)

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Menstrual Regulations as an Abortion Method: A Socio-Medical and Legal Evaluation to Explore its Promotion in India

Bandewar, Sunita
Published Year: 1998

Paper Presented for The State Level Consultation on Issues Related to Safe and Legal Abortion, June 1998, 22 p. (Paper Accepted for Publication in the Radical Journal of Health)

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1997

Standards: The heartbeat of hospitals

Nandraj, Sunil; Khot, Anagha; Menon, Sumita
Published Year: 1997

Background Paper for the Seminar on Ethics in Health Care, Organised by Indian Medical Association, Mumbai, November 1997.

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Unhealthy Prescriptions: The Need for Health Sector Reform in India

Nandraj, Sunil
Published Year: 1997

Informing and Reforming: The Newsletter of the International Clearing house of Health System Reform Initiatives ICHSRI, April-June 1997, pp. 7-11

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Morbidity among women in Mumbai city: Impact of work and environment

Jesani, Amar; Madhiwalla, Neha
Published Year: 1997

Economic & Political Weekly, Vol. XXXII(43), October 25, 1997, Pgs. 38-44

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Notes from the field

Madhiwalla, Neha
Published Year: 1997

Humanscape, Vol. 4(4), April 1997, pp. 28-31

A need for accountability: What is needed today is not privatisation of health services but their accessibility to all without any financial barriers

Jesani, Amar
Published Year: 1997

Humanscape, Vol. IV(XII), December 1997, pp. 19-20

Abortion needs of women in India: A case study of rural Maharashtra

Gupte, Manisha; Bandewar, Sunita; Pisal, Hemalata
Published Year: 1997

Reproductive Health Matters, No. 9, May 1997, pp. 77-86

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Health Care Budgets in a Changing Political Economy

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1997

Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 32(20-21), May 17-24, 1997, pp. 1197-1200

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Abortion: Cause for concern in India, Even 25 years after legalisation

Bandewar, Sunita
Published Year: 1997

Paper Prepared Sixth National Conference of Women's Movement at Ranchi, Bihar, December 28-30, 1997, 7 p.

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1996

Physical standards in the private health sector

Nandraj, Sunil; Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1996

Radical Journal of Health, Vol. II(2/3), (New Series), April-September 1996, pp. 141-184

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Social action and advocacy for health care reforms

Jesani, Amar
Published Year: 1996

erspectives in Social Work, Vol. XI(2), May-Aug 1996, pp. 16-18

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Response of health care professionals and services to epidemic of violence in India: - A review

Jesani, Amar
Published Year: 1996

14th International Conference on the Social Sciences and Medicine Peebles Hotel Hydro, Scotland, 2-6 September 1996, 8 p.

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Medical ethics and professional self-regulation: Some recommendations

Jesani, Amar
Published Year: 1996

Health for the Millions, Vol. 22(4), July-August 1996, pp. 24-29

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Crisis of credibility: The tale of medical councils

Iyer, Aditi
Published Year: 1996

Health for the Millions, Vol.22(4), July-august 1996. pp. 17-20

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Women's Role in Decision Making in Abortion: Profiles from Rural Maharashtra

Gupte, Manisha; Bandewar, Sunita; Pisal, Hemalata
Published Year: 1996

Paper Prepared for XIV International Conference of the Social Science and Medicine at Peebles, Scotland, September 1996, 23 p.

National disease control programmes: Recent trends in financing

Nandraj, Sunil; Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1996

Radical Journal of Health, Vol. II(1), (New Series), January-March 1996, pp. 86-91

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India's family welfare program in the context of a reproductive & child health approach: A Critique and a Viewpoint

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1996

MFC Bulletin, No.234-235, September-October 1996, 7 p

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A note on health care and financing Strategies for the Ninth Five Year Plan

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1996

Sub-group on Health Financing Strategies, (Planning Commission, New Delhi, April 1996), 10 p.

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1995

Note for research project on health of child labourers in India

Sinha, Roopashri
Published Year: 1995

Mumbai: CEHAT December 1995, 6 p

Medical ethics: General principles

Pilgaokar, Anil
Published Year: 1995

Medical Ethics, 3(2), April-June 1995, pp. C5-C8

Cost of medical care: Issues of concern in the present scenario

Nandraj, Sunil
Published Year: 1995

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. Read More


Beef up the health budget

Nandraj, Sunil
Published Year: 1995

The Metropolis (Anniversary Special), 4-5 February 1995, 1 p.

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The doctor's dilemma: A supreme court judgement on death by hanging violates

Jesani, Amar; Vadair, Asha
Published Year: 1995

Humanscape, March 1995, pp. 12-13

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In the pink: Need for asserting patients' Rights

Jesani, Amar; Pilgaokar, Anil
Published Year: 1995

''Keemat, 24(3), March 1995, pp. 12-14

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Abortion: Who is responsible for our rights

Jesani, Amar; Iyer, Aditi
Published Year: 1995

In Our lives, Our Health, New Delhi, Coordination Unit, World Conference on Women, Beijing, Edited by Malini Karkal, August 1995, pp. 114-130

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Violence and the ethical responsibility of the medical profession

Jesani, Amar
Published Year: 1995

Medical Ethics, 3(1), January-March 1995, pp. 3-5

Law, ethics and medical councils: Evolution of their relationships

Jesani, Amar
Published Year: 1995

Medical Ethics, 3(3), July-September 1995, pp. C9-C12

Abortion: An alternative to family planning?

Jesani, Amar
Published Year: 1995

1995, 2 p.

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Women, health and development

Gupte, Manisha; Karkal, Malini; Sadgopal, Mira
Published Year: 1995

Radical Journal of Health, 1(1), January-March 1995, pp. 25-36

Health expenditure across states- Part II

Nandraj, Sunil; Duggal, Ravi; Vadair, Asha
Published Year: 1995

Economic & Political Weekly, XXX(16), 22 April 1995, pp. 901-908

Health expenditure across states- Part I. Economic & Political Weekly

Nandraj, Sunil; Duggal, Ravi; Vadair, Asha
Published Year: 1995

Economic & Political Weekly, XXX(15), 15 April 1995, pp. 834-844

Underdevelopment of conservation and conservation of underdevelopment

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1995

Paper Presented at the International Symposium on 'What if the Indigenous People Reject Our Conceptions of Environment, Berne, October 1995, 8 p.

Public health budgets: Recent trends

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1995

Radical Journal of Health, I(3), (New Series), July-September 1995, pp. 177-182

Our health costs little

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1995

In our lives, our health, New Delhi, Coordination Unit, World Conference on Women, Beijing, Edited by Malini Karkal, August 1995, pp. 54-59

Health sector financing in context of women's health

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1995

Paper Presented at the National Seminar on Gender, Health and Reprodution, ISST, New Delhi, November 1995 and As ISST Occassional Paper No. 4/96, New Delhi, November 1995, 15 p.

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Health expenditure patterns in selected major states

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1995

Radical Journal of Health, I(1), January 1995, pp. 37-48

1994

New moves: The Indian Drug Scene

Pilgaokar, Anil
Published Year: 1994

Voices, II(3), 1994, pp. 22-24

Beyond the law and the lord: Quality of private health care

Nandraj, Sunil
Published Year: 1994

Economic and Political Weekly, XXIX(27), 2 July 1994, pp. 1680-1685

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Assessing the Need for and Designing an Accreditation System: Situation in India

Nandraj, Sunil
Published Year: 1994

Paper Prepared as Consultancy for Institute of Health Systems, Hyderabad,'' August 1994. 10 p

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The unregulated private health sector

Jesani, Amar; Nandraj, Sunil
Published Year: 1994

Health for the Million, 21, February 1994, pp. 25-28

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Medical ethics: In the context of increasing violence

Jesani, Amar
Published Year: 1994

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

Doctors and hunger strikers

Jesani, Amar
Published Year: 1994

Humanscape, June 1994, pp.7-9, pp. 29

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Health finance of the Brihan-Mumbai Municipal Corporation

Nandraj, Sunil; Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1994

Background paper for Medico Friend Circle, Mumbai Group's workshop on improving public hospitals in Mumbai, May 1994, pp. 37-44

The number game

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1994

Humanscape, November 1994, pp. 20-22

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The great divide

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1994

Humanscape, October 1994, pp. 14-15

Population meet: Poor impact of NGOs

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1994

Economic and Political Weekly, 29(38), 17 September 1994, pp. 2457-2458

People's economy: context and issues from India

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1994

Paper Presented at Seminar on Market Economy for the Poor, Berne, Switzerland, May 1994, 14 p.

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For a new health policy: A discussion paper

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1994

Paper Presented at the Study Circle Organised by the MFC/FMES/ACASH, Mumbai, August 1994, 13 p.

Health care utilisation in India

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1994

Health for the Millions, Vol. 2(1), Feb 1994, pp. 10-12

1993

Sexism in medicine and women's rights

Prakash, Padma; George, Annie; Rupande, Panalal
Published Year: 1993

The Indian Journal of Social Work, Focus Issue, Patients' Rights, LIV(2), April 1993, pp. 199-204

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New approaches to women's health: Means to an end?

Prakash, Padma
Published Year: 1993

Economic and Political Weekly, 18 December 1993, pp. 2783-2786

Patient's autonomy: Throwing it to the winds?

Jesani, Amar; Pilgaokar, Anil
Published Year: 1993

Medical Ethics, 1(1), August-October 1993, pp. 6-7

Women and Abortion

Jesani, Amar; Iyer, Aditi
Published Year: 1993

Economic and Political Weekly, 27 November 1993, pp. 2591-2594

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Medical ethics and patients' rights

Jesani, Amar
Published Year: 1993

The Indian Journal of Social Work, Focus Issue, Patients' Rights, LIV(2), April 1993, pp. 173-188

On being normal (Whatever that is)

Gupte, Manisha
Published Year: 1993

MFC Bulletin, No. 197-201, August 1993, 6 p

State of health care in Maharashtra: A comparative analysis

Nandraj, Sunil; George, Alex
Published Year: 1993

Economic and Political Weekly, XXVIII(32-33), 7-14 August 1993, pp. 1672-1677, 1680-1683

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User charges and patients' rights

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1993

The Indian Journal of Social Work, Focus Issue, Patients' Rights, LIV(2), April 1993, pp. 193-197

The impact of NIP-NEP on labour

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1993

Paper Presented at Seminar on impact of new industrial policy on labour, MILS/AILS/MKI, Mumbai, January 1993, 5 p

Health humanpower in India

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1993

Paper Prepared as National Consultant on WHO Project, for the Ministry of Health, New Delhi, August 1993, 20 p

1992

Medical ethics: Awaiting a patients' movement

Jesani, Amar; Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1992

New Delhi: Voluntary Health Association, 1992, pp. 365-375

Consumers and the medical community

Jesani, Amar
Published Year: 1992

Christian Medical Journal of India, 1992, pp. 5-7

Trends in family planning policy and programs

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1992

Paper Presented at Seminar on Trends and Perspectives for FP in the Nineties, Mumbai Union of Journalists, August 1992, 15 p

Resurrecting Bhore: Re-emphasizing a universal health care system

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1992

MFC Bulletin, No. 188-189, November-December 1992, pp. 1-6

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Regional disparities in health care development: A comparative analysis of Maharashtra and other states

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1992

Paper Presented at the National Workshop on Health and Development in India, NCAER/Harvard University, Delhi, January 1992, 20 p

Cost and concern in primary health care

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1992

Health Action, 5(8), August 1992, 11 p

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1991

Repression of health professionals

Jesani, Amar
Published Year: 1991

Economic and Political Weekly, 5 October 1991, pp. 2291-2292

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Regulating the private health sector

Nandraj, Sunil; Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1991

MFC Bulletin, No. 173-174, July-August 1991, pp. 5-7

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Private health expenditure

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1991

MFC Bulletin, No. 173-174, July-August 1991, pp. 14-16

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Ending the under financing of primary health care

Duggal, Ravi
Published Year: 1991

MFC Bulletin, No. 177-178, November-December 1991, pp. 7-9

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