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MADHURIMA NUNDY

Madhurima Nundy is Assistant Director & 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.


The Illusion of Universal Health Care: Medical Insurance as the Panacea
28 Feb 2019

This analysis places the recent developments in health policy in India and China in the context of the departure from the principles and design that informed the Primary Health Care (PHC) approach in 1978.

Public Private Partnerships in Health Care: China and India
30 Sep 2017

(Co-author ) ICS Analysis, Issue No. 51, September 2017

Public-Private Partnerships in Health Care: China and India
08 Sep 2017

This paper attempts to present the different models of PPPs being piloted in the tertiary public hospitals in India and China. It also compares the respective models in terms of the variations in design, the levels of emergence etc.

Health Service Systems in Transition: Challenges in India and China
01 Jul 2017

This edited volume is a collection of papers presented at the International Seminar on "Challenges to Health Service Systems in Transition: China and India". The authors are public health scholars from various institutes and universities from Beijing, Delhi and Shanghai.

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

The paper anlyses the growing importance of Pubic Health in a globalised world primarily due to rising incidence of infectious diseases and threats posed by transnational disease epidemics.

भारत और चीन: स्वास्थ्य सुरक्षा पर क्षेत्रीय और उपक्षेत्रीय सहयोग
17 May 2017

यह पेपर वैश्विक दुनिया में पब्लिक हेल्थ ;मुख्य रूप से संक्रामक बीमारियों की बढ़ती हुई घटनाओं और ट्रांसनेशनल महामारी द्वारा उत्पन्न खतरे के कारण; के बढ़ते महत्व मुहैया कराता है।

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

ICS Analysis, Issue No. 46, May 2017

China's One- or Two-child...
15 Oct 2016

The announcement of the shift from a one-child to two-child policy at the fifth plenum of the 18th Party Congress of the Communist Party of China...

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

The commercialisation of medical education in India has led many students to study medicine abroad. China tops the list of the most preferred destination to study medicine.

Social Unrest and Resistances: State and the Social Sector in China during the Reform Period
10 Jun 2016

This paper looks at social unrest, resistances and growth of non-governmental organisations in the social sector arising from consequences of the reform agenda in the last three decades.

Health Tourism in India and China
06 Jun 2016

(Co-author), ICS Blogs

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

Several incidents of violence have been reported against doctors and other health personnel in China in the last few years that have received considerable media attention.

चीन और भारत में स्वास्थ्य कर्मियों के विरुद्ध हिंसाः एक गहरे संकट का लक्षण
30 Dec 2015

चीन में पिछले कुछ वर्षों में डॉक्टरों और अन्य स्वास्थ्य कर्मियों के विरुद्ध हिंसा की कई घटनाएं घटी हैं, जिन्हें मीडिया में भी बहुत कवरेज मिला है।

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

China Policy Institute Blog, The University of Nottingham

Challenges to health service systems in China and India
02 Oct 2015

The historical pathway for the emergence of China and India as global players has been different.

Lifting Drug Price Controls in China
30 May 2015

Economic and Political Weekly

Implementing of RSBY in Chhattisgarh, India: A Study of Durg District
21 Feb 2015

(Co-author) in Rama Baru (ed.), Medical Insurance Schemes for the Poor: Who Benefits? (New Delhi: Academic Foundation, 2015), pp.111-150

Challenges to Health Service System in China: Institutional and Financial Reforms
01 Jan 2015

in Md. Nazrul Islam (ed.), Public Health Challenges in Contemporary China: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (Heidelberg: Springer, 2015), pp. 9-23

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

On 8 August 2014, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the Ebola outbreak a public health emergency

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

ICS Analysis, No. 23, December 2014

Recent Trends in Health Sector Reforms and Commercialisation of Public Hospitals in China
02 Dec 2013

Several scholars have commented on the content and process of reform as encompassing both developed and developing countries and acknowledge that it is a global process informed by the principles of new public management (NPM).

The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) experience in Chhattisgarh: What Does it Mean for Health for All
01 Jul 2013

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

of Colin Leys and Stewart Player. 2009. Plot Against the NHS (Wales: Merlin Press)
01 Jun 2013

Social Change, Vol. 43, No. 2, June 2013, pp. 321-324

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

(Co-author) 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)

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

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

New Delhi: Institute of Social Studies Trust, 2001

Resources

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

Experience

Current Positions
    • Assistant Director, Insitute of Chinese Studies, Delhi 
    • 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
Education
    • 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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