Public Health Resources

This is list of reading materials available online as per syllabus. Please contact Srinivas if you getting any problem to download the documents. Please get in touch with your module coordinator for specific resources that are useful for better understanding.

Epidemiology

basic epidemiology.pdf

principlesofepidemiologyinpublichealthpractice.pdf

Health Communication & Promotion

  1.  The Hidden Epidemic: Confronting Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Institute of Medicine, 1997

http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=5284&page=R1

 

Communicable Diseases

  1. Dean T. Jamison, Joel G. Breman, Anthony R. Measham, and George Alleyne (2006). Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries. World Bank.

Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, 2nd Edition (from digital library) or

http://122.180.103.107:8080/dspace/handle/123456789/662

Essentials of Health Economics

  1. Better Health Systems for India’s Poor: Findings, Analysis, and Options. By David H. Peters, Published by World Bank Publications, 2002, ISBN 0821350293, 9780821350294

Better Health Systems for India’s Poor: Findings, Analysis, and Options or

http://122.180.103.107:8080/dspace/handle/123456789/1836

  1. Economics for Health Sector Analysis: Concepts and Cases By: A. Mead Over, Economic Development Institute (Washington, D.C.) Published by World Bank Publications, 1991 ISBN 0821313355, 9780821313350

Economics for health sector analysis : concepts and cases or

http://122.180.103.107:8080/dspace/handle/123456789/1837

  1. A Primer of Health Systems Economics. By: V Raman Kutty. Published by: Allied Publishers Ltd 1999 ISBN 81-7023-864-1
  2. Better Health Systems for India’s Poor: Findings, Analysis, and Options. By David H. Peters, Published by World Bank Publications, 2002, ISBN 0821350293, 9780821350294

Health Financing and Insurance

Better Health Systems for India’s Poor: Findings, Analysis, and Options or

http://122.180.103.107:8080/dspace/handle/123456789/1836

 

  1. Economics for Health Sector Analysis: Concepts and Cases By: A. Mead Over, Economic Development Institute (Washington, D.C.) Published by World Bank Publications, 1991 ISBN 0821313355, 9780821313350

Economics for health sector analysis : concepts and cases or

http://122.180.103.107:8080/dspace/handle/123456789/1837

2. Mahal A, Rao B. HIV/AIDS epidemic in India: An economic perspective. Indian. Journal of Medical Research. 2005;121:582-600

http://www.icmr.nic.in/ijmr/2005/April/0428.pdf

Disease Surveillance

  1. Government of India, Integrated Disease Surveillance Project (IDSP) program modules

http://122.180.103.107:8080/dspace/handle/123456789/985

  1. WHO, STEP wise Approach to Surveillance, Manuals

http://www.who.int/chp/steps/en/

Health Policy

  1. GOI (2002). National Health Policy. Dept. of Health, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi

http://www.mohfw.nic.in/NRHM/Documents/National_Health_policy_2002.pdf

Urban Health

  1. Levin A C E. et al. (ed.) ‘Working Women in an Urban Setting: Traders, Vendors, and Food Security’ International Food Policy Research Institute, Discussion Paper, Washington, U.S.A.

http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/94523/2/working%20women%20in%20an%20urban%20setting.pdf

  1. National Consultation on Improving the Health of the Urban Poor-Lessons Learned and Way Forward (Bangalore Workshop Report)

http://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PNACY277.pdf

  1. Goenka S, Ajay V, Jeemon P, Prabhakaran D, Varghese C, Reddy KS. Powering India’s Growth. IC-Health, Center for Chronic Disease Control, World Health Organisation-Country Office, Public Health Foundation of India; 2007.
Powering India’s Growth.pdf
  1. Yesudian C A K. Urban Health Determinants and Indicators: A Review of Literature, WHO Centre for Health Development. Kobe, Japan September 1997.

(project report-not available)

 Management of MCH/RCH

  1. IMNCI-Module No. 1-9 (UNICEF-India)

http://www.unicef.org/india/Training_Module_1-9.pdf

  1. State & National PIP documents of RCH-II (Government of India)

http://www.mohfw.nic.in/NRHM/RCH/guidelines/NPIP_Rev_III.pdf

http://www.health.mp.gov.in/nrhm/pip-rch-ii.pdf

http://mohfw.nic.in/NRHM/Documents/ARSH/Implementation_guide_on_RCH%20II.pdf

http://www.gujhealth.gov.in/pdf/rch2final.pdf

http://mohfw.nic.in/WriteReadData/l892s/6352431912JRM-8%20Aide%20Memoire.pdf

 

      Human Resource Management& Organizational Behaviour

  1. Managing human resource for healthcare in India: A case study of MP & Gujarat

http://cbhidghs.nic.in/writereaddata/linkimages/hrmreport7276226708.pdf

  1. Not Enough Here, Too many there: Health workforce in India

http://122.180.103.107:8080/dspace/bitstream/123456789/1154/1/Human_Resources_Health_Workforce_in_India_-_Apr07.pdf

  1. Working Together for Health: WHR, 2006

http://122.180.103.107:8080/dspace/bitstream/123456789/1047/1/whr06_en.pdf

  1. Human Resources for Health in India’s National Rural Health Mission: Dimension and Challenges

http://www.searo.who.int/LinkFiles/Regional_Health_Forum_Volume_10_No_1_03-Human_Resources_for_Health_in_Indias_National.pdf

     Quality, Equity & Access to Health Care

Quality Assurance

  1. Brown, Lori DiPrete et al., Quality Assurance Methodology Refinement Series: Quality Assurance of Health Care in Developing Countries, Quality Assurance Project

http://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PNABQ044.pdf

  1. Kaluzny, Arnold D., “Applying Total Quality Management concepts to Public Health Organizations”, Public Health Reports, May-June, Vol. 107, No. 3: pp 257-64.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1403644/pdf/pubhealthrep00073-0019.pdf

  1. Mallapaty,  Gabriele, Quality Assurance Training Programme for Primary Healthcare Laboratory Services, 2000 (Unpublisehd)

http://www.phclab.com/images/QA%20Training%20Programme.pdf

  1. Nicholas, D. D. et al., “The Quality Assurance Project: Introducing Quality Improvement to Primary Health Care in Less Developed Countries”, Quality Assurance in Health Care, Vol. 3, No. 3: 147- 165, 1991.

http://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PNABK543.pdf

  1. Quality Assurance Project, “Methods & Tools for QA in Healthcare”, http://www.qaproject.org/methods

http://www.hciproject.org/about/QAP_resources

  1. WHO, Primary Health Care Thesaurus, Volume I: A List of Service and support  activities, Primary Health Care Operations Research Project, Center For Human Services

http://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PNABC986.pdf

  1. WHO, Tools and Methods for Health System Assessment: Inventory and Review, WHO: Geneva, 1998.

http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/64322/1/WHO_ARA_98.4.pdf

 

Equity and Access

  1. Deaton, Angus S.,Health, Inequality, and Economic Development(June 2001). NBER Working Paper No. W8318. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=272680

http://www.nber.org/papers/w8318.pdf?new_window=1

  1. Feechem, R.G.A., “Poverty and Inequity: A Proper focus for the new Century”, Bulletin of WHO 78/2000: 1-2.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2560594/pdf/10686728.pdf

  1. Gakidou, E.E., et al., “Defining and Measuring Health Inequities: An approach based on the distribution of health expectancy”, Bulletin of WHO 78/2000: 42-54

http://www.who.int/bulletin/archives/78(1)42.pdf

  1. Gupta Indrani 2004. Inequities in Health and Health Care in India : Can the Poor Hope for a Respite?

http://en.calameo.com/read/001549712e95a407d1163

  1. Gupta R. Smoking, educational status and health inequity in India. Indian J Med Res 2006; 124 : 15-22.

http://icmr.nic.in/ijmr/2006/july/0706.pdf

  1. Makinen M, Waters H and Rauch M., Inequalities in health care use and expenditure: Empirical Evidence from Developed countries in Transition, Bulletin of WHO 78/2000: 55-65

http://www.who.int/bulletin/archives/78(1)55.pdf

  1. Roy, T.K., Sumati Kulkarni, Y. Vaidehi, ‘Social Inequalities in Health and Nutrition in Selected States’, Economic and Political Weekly, Feb 14, 2004, p.677-83.

http://www.epw.in/special-articles/social-inequalities-health-and-nutrition-selected-states.html

  1. Schuftan, Claudio, “Poverty and Inequity in the Era of Globalization: Our Need to Change and to Re-conceptualize”, International Journal for Equity in Health 2003, 2/4:1-7

http://www.equityhealthj.com/content/pdf/1475-9276-2-4.pdf

 

  1. Sen, G., Aditi Iyer and Asha George, ‘Structural Reforms and Health Equity: A Comparison of NSS Surveys, 1986-87 and 1995-96’, Economic and Political Weekly, April 6, 2002, p.1342-1351.

http://www.epw.in/special-articles/structural-reforms-and-health-equity.html

  1. Srinivasan, K and S.K. Mohanty, ‘Deprivation of Basic Amenities by Caste and Religion: Empirical Study Using NFHS Data’, Economic and Political Weekly, Feb 14, 2004, p.728-35.

http://www.epw.in/special-articles/deprivation-basic-amenities-caste-and-religion.html

  1. Subramanian S. V., et al., Income inequality and the double burden of under- and over nutrition in India, J Epidemiol Community Health 2007;61:802–809

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