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Madhurima Nundy

Madhurima Nundy is Associate Fellow at the Institute of Chinese Studies (ICS), Delhi. She holds a PhD in Public Health from the Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She completed her MPhil from the same Centre. Before joining ICS she was Senior Programme Coordinator at the Public Health Resource Network and has been a Technical Consultant with the National Commission on Macroeconomics and Health. Her areas of interest include studying different health service systems, health policies and inequalities in health. She has several publications to her name.

Regional and Sub-regional Cooperation in Health Security: India and China
01 May 2017

ICS Analysis

Elderly Care in India and China: Need for Comprehensive Planning and Policy’
13 Apr 2017

ICS Blogs

Indian Students in China: The Case of Medical Education’
24 Feb 2017

China-India Dialogue

‘China’s One- or Two-Child Policy: A Narrow Path’
01 Oct 2016

Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 51, No. 42, p. 20-22

看看印度卫生领域 公私咋合作 (Public-Private Partnerships in Health: Experiences from India), (co-authored with Rama Baru).
04 Jul 2016

健康 (Health News), Shanghai Health Development Research Centre

Indian Students in Professional Education Abroad: The Case of medical education in China
01 Jul 2016

ICS Analysis

Indian Students in Higher Education Abroad: The Case of Medical Education in China
01 Jul 2016

ICS Analysis, Issue No. 40

‘Health Tourism in India and China’ (co-author)
06 Jun 2016

ICS Blogs

Pharmaceutical Sector in India and China: Some aspects for consideration
21 Dec 2015

ICS Blog

‘Violence against Health Personnel in China and India: Symptom of a Deeper Crisis
01 Dec 2015

ICS Analysis

Challenges to Health Service Systems in China and India
02 Oct 2015

China Policy Institute Blog, The University of Nottingham

‘Lifting Drug Price Controls in China’
30 May 2015

Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 50, No. 22, May 30

Ebola Crisis: Not a Death Knell but a Wake-up Call
01 Jan 2015

Primer, Observer Research Foundation

The Ebola Crisis: Responses from India and China
01 Dec 2014

ICS Analysis, No. 23

Emergence and Social Transformation of Charitable Medical Institutions in Delhi: A Historical Overview
01 Jul 2014

History and Sociology of South Asia, Vol. 8, No. 2, July 2014, pp. 195-215

The Transformation of Charitable Hospitals
01 May 2014

Economic and Political Weekly, Vo. 48, No. 19, May 2014, pp 21-23

Transformation of Health Insurance Schemes in China: Lessons for Access’
01 Feb 2014

China Report, Vol. 50, No.1, February 2014, pp. 31-43

Re-imagining School Health in Education and Health Programmes: A Study Across Selected Municipal Schools in Delhi
01 Jan 2014

Contemporary Education Dialogue, No. 11, Vol. 1, January 2014, pp. 5-39

The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) experience in Chhattisgarh: What does it mean for Health for All?
04 Jul 2013

Working Paper, published by Sama - Resource Group for Women and Health

What the Good Doctor Said: A Critical Examination of Design Issues of the RSBY Through Provider Perspectives in Chhattisgarh, India
01 Jul 2013

Social Change, Vol. 43, No. 2, July 2013, pp. 227-43

The Emerging Experience of RSBY in Chhattisgarh: What can the Informal Sector Workers Expect?
01 Jul 2013

Medico Friend Circle Bulletin, No. 352-354, July 2013

Plot Against the NHS
01 Jun 2013

Social Change, Vol. 43, No. 2 (Wales: Merlin Press, 2009), June 2013, pp. 321-324

Implementation of Rashtrya Swasthya Bima Yojana in Chhattisgarh
01 May 2012

Health, Culture and Society, May 2012, Vol. 2, No. 1

District Planning in Mental Health
01 Jan 2012

Module No.: 18, (New Delhi: Public Health Resource Network, 2012)

Issues in Urban Health
01 Jan 2011

Module No.: 16, (New Delhi: Public Health Resource Network, 2011)

A Health Programme for Homeless Children in Residential Care: A Handbook for Programme Managers
01 Jan 2011

(New Delhi: Public Health Resource Network and Centre for Equity Studies, 2011

Understanding Children’s Health Needs and Programme Responsiveness
01 Jan 2010

Working Paper Series 3, Vol. 1, USRN, New Delhi, 2010

Health PPPs in India: Stepping Stones for Improving Women’s Reproductive Health Care?
01 Jan 2009

in Timmermann, Martina and Kruesmann, Monika (ed.) Public Private Partnerships within the Ethical Framework of the UN Global Compact: The Example of the “Women's Health Initiative for Improving Women's and Girls´ Health in India”, (Tokyo: UNU Press, 2009)

Blurring of Boundaries: Public-Private Partnerships in Health Services in India
26 Jan 2008

Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 43, No.4, pp. 62-71

Health Sector in Delhi
31 Dec 2006

Background Paper, Modes of Service Delivery, Collective Action and Societal Regulation: Making Public Services Responsive to the Poor in Brazil, India and Mexico, IDS, Sussex

Approaches to Health Financing: A Review of Country Experiences
01 Dec 2006

Journal of Health and Development, Vol. 2, No. 3 and 4

Primary Health Care in India: Review of Policy, Plan and Committee Reports
01 Jan 2005

Background Paper, National Commission on Macroeconomics and Health (NCMH), GOI

The ‘Not-for-Profit’ sector in Medical Care
01 Jan 2005

Background Paper, National Commission on Macroeconomics and Health (NCMH), GOI

Delivery of Health Services in the Private Sector
01 Jan 2005

Background Paper, National Commission on Macroeconomics and Health (NCMH), GOI

Living Under a Shadow: Gender and HIV/AIDS in Delhi
01 Jan 2001

New Delhi: Institute of Social Studies Trust, 2001



Areas of interest

Areas of interest: At the ICS, she is associated with the Health Resource Centre that is looking at public health systems in India and China in a comparative perspective


Current Positions
    • Asscociate Fellow, Insitute of Chinese Studies, Delhi
Past Positions
    • Senior Programme Coordinator, Public Health Resource Network (PHRN), New Delhi, January 2010-October 2012.
    • Project Associate, School Health Project component of University School Resource Network – Jawaharlal Nehru University (USRN – JNU), New Delhi
    • Technical Consultant, National Commission on Macroeconomics and Health set up by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and WHO, India, May 2004-April 2005
    • PhD. Public Health, Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
    • MA, Social Work, Delhi School of Social Work, University of Delhi, Delhi

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