Engagement with Community

 

2017

  • Speaker at International symposium- UHC 2017, NITTE University, Mangalore, India, 8th April.
  • Workshop on Universal Health coverage, Center for Law and policy research, Bangalore, India, 7th April.
  • Hygiene Matters, Multi-specialty National Conference, NIMHANS,Bangalore, 25 & 26 March.
  • Giridhara R Babu, National Conference on Health, Safety & Well Being of the workers in Unorganized sector/informal economy, Central University of Tamilnadu, 23rd March.
  • Public health aspects of Disaster Management, Bangalore University. 9th March.
  • Ethics in Public Health Practice. Wipro Learning Centre, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore 8th February.

2016

  • Writing a Good Manuscript for Publication – An Editor’s Perspective, Medical Communication Workshop, Indian Society for Clinical Research (ISCR) in collaboration with the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP), 13 November.
  • Epidemiology and Public Health in India, Bangalore University, 14th July.
  • Maternal Antecedents of Adiposity and Studying the Transgenerational role of Hyperglycemia and Insulin. Health in Slums Symposium by Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Maastricht University, Bangalore, Baptist Hospital, and Manipal University. 30th April.
  • Training and research opportunities in Diabetes at Beat diabetes, stay super; – world health CME by Department of Community Medicine and Endocrinology, M.S. Ramaiah Medical College. 16th April 2016.

2013

  • Keynote address on scope of public health and social work in India. International conference on Global Public Health and Social work- DYUTI 2013. 4 January.
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Media Mentions

  • SOS to doctors, nurses: Karnataka needs to you, Deccan Chronicle, Jul 05, 2017. Link
  • SIX DENGUE DEATHS IN STATE SINCE JULY 1, Bangalore Mirror Bureau, Jul 25, 2016. Link
  •  Public health needs could have been addressed better, Bangalore Mirror Bureau, Mar 19, 2016.  Link
  • Arogyavani reaches out to 4.19 lakh in 10 months, The Hindu, April 11, 2014. Link
  • Software professionals more prone to hypertension: study, The Hindu, April 26, 2014. Link
  • Garbage Increases Epidemic Deaths by 5 Times in One Year, The New Indian Express, December 27, 2013 . Link
  • Stressed-Out Techies in Search of Relief Indulging in Risky Sex: Study,The New Indian Express, December 19, 2013 . Link
  • Call for allocating funds to primary healthcare, The New Indian Express, Kochi. 06th January 2013. Link
  • Andhra Pradesh records most cases of acute diarrhea. The Times of India, Oct 22, 2013. Link
  • Farming of Catfish Thrives Despite Ban. The New Indian Express. 18th December 2013. Link
  • Garbage Increases Epidemic Deaths by 5 Times in One Year. The New Indian Express. 27th December 2013. Link
  • Seasonal Change Brings Health Woes, Sends More Smokers to Hospitals. The New Indian Express. 27th January 2014. Link
  • India Editor’s Choice, SOS: time to reclaim the air we breathe, BMJ 2014; 348 Link
  • India Editor’s Choice, SOS: time to reclaim the air we breathe, BMJ 2014; 348 Link

Research Grants and Fellowships

  • Wellcome Trust-DBT India Alliance,  Intermediate Fellowship. (2015-20). Hyperglycemia in Pregnancy and risk of chronic diseases. More details: India Alliance
  • Wellcome Trust Capacity Strengthening Strategic Award. Short Grants of Public Health Foundation of India and a consortium of UK universities. (2012-15) A Pilot Study to test the feasibility of a larger cohort study.
  • Karnataka State Health Systems Resources Centre, Bangalore. The World Bank, (2013-14). Development of Manual for health professionals- Non Communicable Diseases and Standard Treatment Guidelines for Karnataka.  available from www.healthykarnataka.org
  • Government of Karnataka, Bangalore. (2013-14) Human Resources in Health Karnataka State Health Systems Resources Centre. (PI: Suresh S Shapeti; Co-PI: Giridhara R Babu, Sathyanarayana TN)
  • Government of Karnataka, Bangalore. (2014). Universal Health Coverage in Karnataka, Visioning UHC, Government of Karnataka.
  • Ashoka Innovators for the Public.  Nutritional status in Karnataka. A state of the art review. (2014)
  • Government of Karnataka. National Urban Health Mission – Action Report for Govt. of Karnataka, Karnataka State Health System Resource Center, Government of Karnataka.  (2012)
  • PHFI short grants. The study on Job stress, Hypertension and General health profile of software professionals in Bengaluru, Public Health Foundation of India. (2009-12)
  • Supportive supervision for state nodal officers Bangalore, Department of Health & Family Welfare Services, Government of Karnataka.
  • Fogarty/UCLA AIDS International Research & Training Program. (2010-12)“Job Stress and Hypertension in IT/ITES professionals of Bengaluru, India” (Grant Number: D43 TW000013)
  • UCLA Graduate Student fellowships, University of California Los Angeles. (2006-2008)
  • UCLA Doctoral Student fellowships, University of California Los Angeles. (2011-2012)

Advocacy

 

Welcome to the Media Page. The press releases, media publications, videos and other media info are in this page.

Articles

  1.  Why stifle AYUSH for modern medicine? Deccan Herald, May 30,2017. Link
  2. Quality healthcare that is accessible, Deccan Herald, Feb 22,2017. Link
  3. Stress? Techies don’t mind it if pay check is fat.” NIMHANS-PUBLIC HEALTH FOUNDATION INDIA SURVEY OF 1,000+ ENGINEERS, Bangalore Mirror, Jan 21,2017. Link
  4. Attaining the SDGs: Which way India needs to gaze? ETHealthworld.com, Oct 02, 2016. Link
  5. Public health: Why is now the best chance? Deccan Herald, July 04, 2016. Link
  6. Why endure with insurance? Prevent, Deccan Herald, March 23, 2016. Link
  7. Invest more to keep India heart-healthy, Deccan Herald, Dec 9, 2015. Link
  8. Who is responsible for people’s health?, Deccan Herald June 12, 2015. Link
  9. When in doubt, don’t use antibiotics, Deccan Herald July 02, 2015. Link
  10. Stress at work: A pill or a peril, Deccan Herald July 31, 2015. Link
  11. Thank you MPs, but what are you smoking?, Express Health Care, April 13, 2015. Link
  12. Only insurance will not make us healthy, Deccan Herald, Sep 12, 2015,. Link
  13. May is here, prevent dengue, Deccan Herald, May 12, 2015. Link
  14. Visiting private clinic for immunisation?, Deccan Herald, April 08, 2015,. Link
  15. Eternally neglected health system, Deccan Herald, July 17, 2015,. Link
  16. Epidemiology of TB in India, Express pharma, 15 March 2013. Link 
  17. Don’t let pressure get to you. The Hindu, April 8, 2013. Link
  18. Hospital bills make patients paupers, The Bangalore Mirror, Jul 6, 2013. Link
  19. Building a healthy Karnataka, One World South Asia, Jun 21, 2013. Stressed-Out Techies in Search of Relief Indulging in Risky Sex: Study. The New Indian Express. Dec 19, 2013. Link
  20. Health for Indians—who cares about it anyway?, BMJ Group Blogs. 20 February, 2014. Link
  21. It might be Survival that determines Shopping. J Epidemiol Community Health 2011. Link
  22. Use of Social Media in Public Health: Experience with Public Health in India- A Facebook group. Blogs on Public Health Global Network Link published on Nov 17, 2011

To find more details or contact, visit the following links

Media

Welcome to the Media Page. The press releases, media publications, videos and other media info are in this page.Welcome to the Media Page. The press releases, media publications, videos and other media info are in this page.
Articles

  1. VivekAddressing the cancer burden, Deccan Herald, Dec 17,2018
  2. Save the girl child, against all odds. Deccan Herald, Apr 19,2018
  3. Experts slam N A B H accreditation, The New Indian Express Feb 17, 2018
  4. Prioritise health over disease management Deccan Herald, Jan 27,2018
  5. Making paracetamol & papaya work in tandem, Bangalore Mirror, August 31, 2017
  6. SOS to doctors, nurses: Karnataka needs you, Deccan Chronicle. July 05, 2017
  7. Why stifle AYUSH for modern medicine? Deccan Herald, May 30,2017. Link
  8. Quality healthcare that is accessible, Deccan Herald, Feb 22,2017. Link
  9. Stress? Techies don’t mind it if pay check is fat.” NIMHANS-PUBLIC HEALTH FOUNDATION INDIA SURVEY OF 1,000+ ENGINEERS, Bangalore Mirror, Jan 21,2017. Link
  10. Attaining the SDGs: Which way India needs to gaze? ETHealthworld.com, Oct 02, 2016. Link
  11. Public health: Why is now the best chance? Deccan Herald, July 04, 2016. Link
  12. Why endure with insurance? Prevent, Deccan Herald, March 23, 2016. Link
  13. Invest more to keep India heart-healthy, Deccan Herald, Dec 9, 2015. Link
  14. Who is responsible for people’s health?, Deccan Herald June 12, 2015. Link
  15. When in doubt, don’t use antibiotics, Deccan Herald July 02, 2015. Link
  16. Stress at work: A pill or a peril, Deccan Herald July 31, 2015. Link
  17. Thank you MPs, but what are you smoking?, Express Health Care, April 13, 2015. Link
  18. Only insurance will not make us healthy, Deccan Herald, Sep 12, 2015,. Link
  19. May is here, prevent dengue, Deccan Herald, May 12, 2015. Link
  20. Visiting private clinic for immunisation?, Deccan Herald, April 08, 2015,. Link
  21. Eternally neglected health system, Deccan Herald, July 17, 2015,. Link
  22. Epidemiology of TB in India, Express pharma, 15 March 2013. Link
  23. Don’t let pressure get to you. The Hindu, April 8, 2013. Link
  24. Hospital bills make patients paupers, The Bangalore Mirror, Jul 6, 2013. Link
  25. Building a healthy Karnataka, One World South Asia, Jun 21, 2013. Stressed-Out Techies in Search of Relief Indulging in Risky Sex: Study. The New Indian Express. Dec 19, 2013. Link
  26. Health for Indians—who cares about it anyway?, BMJ Group Blogs. 20 February, 2014. Link
  27. It might be Survival that determines Shopping. J Epidemiol Community Health 2011. Link
  28. Use of Social Media in Public Health: Experience with Public Health in India- A Facebook group. Blogs on Public Health Global Network Link published on Nov 17, 2011

Media Mentions

  • SIX DENGUE DEATHS IN STATE SINCE JULY 1, Bangalore Mirror Bureau, Jul 25, 2016. Link
  • Public health needs could have been addressed better, Bangalore Mirror Bureau, Mar 19, 2016.  Link
  • Arogyavani reaches out to 4.19 lakh in 10 months, The Hindu, April 11, 2014. Link
  • Software professionals more prone to hypertension: study, The Hindu, April 26, 2014. Link
  • Garbage Increases Epidemic Deaths by 5 Times in One Year, The New Indian Express, December 27, 2013 . Link
  • Stressed-Out Techies in Search of Relief Indulging in Risky Sex: Study,The New Indian Express, December 19, 2013 . Link
  • Call for allocating funds to primary healthcare, The New Indian Express, Kochi. 06th January 2013. Link
  • Andhra Pradesh records most cases of acute diarrhea. The Times of India, Oct 22, 2013. Link
  • Farming of Catfish Thrives Despite Ban. The New Indian Express. 18th December 2013. Link
  • Garbage Increases Epidemic Deaths by 5 Times in One Year. The New Indian Express. 27th December 2013. Link
  • Seasonal Change Brings Health Woes, Sends More Smokers to Hospitals. The New Indian Express. 27th January 2014. Link
  • India Editor’s Choice, SOS: time to reclaim the air we breathe, BMJ 2014; 348 Link
  • India Editor’s Choice, SOS: time to reclaim the air we breathe, BMJ 2014; 348 Link

To find more details or contact, visit the following links

Media

Welcome to the Media Page. The press releases, media publications, videos and other media info are in this page.

Articles

  1. A journey from resolution to reality, Deccan Herald, Jan 08, 2019
  2. Addressing the cancer burden, Deccan Herald, Dec 17,2018
  3. Save the girl child, against all odds. Deccan Herald, Apr 19,2018
  4. Experts slam N A B H accreditation, The New Indian Express Feb 17, 2018
  5. Prioritise health over disease management Deccan Herald, Jan 27,2018
  6. Making paracetamol & papaya work in tandem, Bangalore Mirror, August 31, 2017
  7. SOS to doctors, nurses: Karnataka needs you, Deccan Chronicle. July 05, 2017
  8. Why stifle AYUSH for modern medicine? Deccan Herald, May 30,2017. Link
  9. Quality healthcare that is accessible, Deccan Herald, Feb 22,2017. Link
  10. Stress? Techies don’t mind it if pay check is fat.” NIMHANS-PUBLIC HEALTH FOUNDATION INDIA SURVEY OF 1,000+ ENGINEERS, Bangalore Mirror, Jan 21,2017. Link
  11. Attaining the SDGs: Which way India needs to gaze? ETHealthworld.com, Oct 02, 2016. Link
  12. Public health: Why is now the best chance? Deccan Herald, July 04, 2016. Link
  13. Why endure with insurance? Prevent, Deccan Herald, March 23, 2016. Link
  14. Invest more to keep India heart-healthy, Deccan Herald, Dec 9, 2015. Link
  15. Who is responsible for people’s health?, Deccan Herald June 12, 2015. Link
  16. When in doubt, don’t use antibiotics, Deccan Herald July 02, 2015. Link
  17. Stress at work: A pill or a peril, Deccan Herald July 31, 2015. Link
  18. Thank you MPs, but what are you smoking?, Express Health Care, April 13, 2015. Link
  19. Only insurance will not make us healthy, Deccan Herald, Sep 12, 2015,. Link
  20. May is here, prevent dengue, Deccan Herald, May 12, 2015. Link
  21. Visiting private clinic for immunisation?, Deccan Herald, April 08, 2015,. Link
  22. Eternally neglected health system, Deccan Herald, July 17, 2015,. Link
  23. Epidemiology of TB in India, Express pharma, 15 March 2013. Link 
  24. Don’t let pressure get to you. The Hindu, April 8, 2013. Link
  25. Hospital bills make patients paupers, The Bangalore Mirror, Jul 6, 2013. Link
  26. Building a healthy Karnataka, One World South Asia, Jun 21, 2013. Stressed-Out Techies in Search of Relief Indulging in Risky Sex: Study. The New Indian Express. Dec 19, 2013. Link
  27. Health for Indians—who cares about it anyway?, BMJ Group Blogs. 20 February, 2014. Link
  28. It might be Survival that determines Shopping. J Epidemiol Community Health 2011. Link
  29. Use of Social Media in Public Health: Experience with Public Health in India- A Facebook group. Blogs on Public Health Global Network Link published on Nov 17, 2011

 

Media Mentions

  • SIX DENGUE DEATHS IN STATE SINCE JULY 1
  •  Public health needs could have been addressed better, Bangalore Mirror Bureau, Mar 19, 2016.  Link
  • Arogyavani reaches out to 4.19 lakh in 10 months, The Hindu, April 11, 2014. Link
  • Software professionals more prone to hypertension: study, The Hindu, April 26, 2014. Link
  • Garbage Increases Epidemic Deaths by 5 Times in One Year, The New Indian Express, December 27, 2013 . Link
  • Stressed-Out Techies in Search of Relief Indulging in Risky Sex: Study,The New Indian Express, December 19, 2013 . Link
  • Call for allocating funds to primary healthcare, The New Indian Express, Kochi. 06th January 2013. Link
  • Andhra Pradesh records most cases of acute diarrhea. The Times of India, Oct 22, 2013. Link
  • Farming of Catfish Thrives Despite Ban. The New Indian Express. 18th December 2013. Link
  • Garbage Increases Epidemic Deaths by 5 Times in One Year. The New Indian Express. 27th December 2013. Link
  • Seasonal Change Brings Health Woes, Sends More Smokers to Hospitals. The New Indian Express. 27th January 2014. Link
  • India Editor’s Choice, SOS: time to reclaim the air we breathe, BMJ 2014; 348 Link
  • India Editor’s Choice, SOS: time to reclaim the air we breathe, BMJ 2014; 348 Link

To find more details or contact, visit the following links

Videos

 

 

 

Consultations

  1. Represented and contributed at National level consultation. “Prioritising Newborn and Child Health: A Policy Advocacy Initiative to Build Informed Consensus and Mobilise Support by Translating Evidence to Action”. 23-24 November, 2010 , New Delhi
  2. Only external member on Committee to create Public health department and cadre in the state of Karnataka.
  3. Consultation provided to proposed Karnataka Public Health Act
  4. Consultancy to WHO SEARO, for finalization of “Handbook on Public Health Programs at the District Level”, for South East Asia Regional Office-WHO (SEARO) to be implemented by all the SEARO countries.
  5. Task Force for developing Karnataka Public Health Policy (KPHP) Karnataka Jnana Aayoga

Media

Welcome to the Media Page. The press releases, media publications, videos and other media info are in this page.

Articles

  1.  Why stifle AYUSH for modern medicine? Deccan Herald, May 30,2017. Link
  2. Quality healthcare that is accessible, Deccan Herald, Feb 22,2017. Link
  3. Stress? Techies don’t mind it if pay check is fat.” NIMHANS-PUBLIC HEALTH FOUNDATION INDIA SURVEY OF 1,000+ ENGINEERS, Bangalore Mirror, Jan 21,2017. Link
  4. Attaining the SDGs: Which way India needs to gaze? ETHealthworld.com, Oct 02, 2016. Link
  5. Public health: Why is now the best chance? Deccan Herald, July 04, 2016. Link
  6. Why endure with insurance? Prevent, Deccan Herald, March 23, 2016. Link
  7. Invest more to keep India heart-healthy, Deccan Herald, Dec 9, 2015. Link
  8. Who is responsible for people’s health?, Deccan Herald June 12, 2015. Link
  9. When in doubt, don’t use antibiotics, Deccan Herald July 02, 2015. Link
  10. Stress at work: A pill or a peril, Deccan Herald July 31, 2015. Link
  11. Thank you MPs, but what are you smoking?, Express Health Care, April 13, 2015. Link
  12. Only insurance will not make us healthy, Deccan Herald, Sep 12, 2015,. Link
  13. May is here, prevent dengue, Deccan Herald, May 12, 2015. Link
  14. Visiting private clinic for immunisation?, Deccan Herald, April 08, 2015,. Link
  15. Eternally neglected health system, Deccan Herald, July 17, 2015,. Link
  16. Epidemiology of TB in India, Express pharma, 15 March 2013. Link 
  17. Don’t let pressure get to you. The Hindu, April 8, 2013. Link
  18. Hospital bills make patients paupers, The Bangalore Mirror, Jul 6, 2013. Link
  19. Building a healthy Karnataka, One World South Asia, Jun 21, 2013. Stressed-Out Techies in Search of Relief Indulging in Risky Sex: Study. The New Indian Express. Dec 19, 2013. Link
  20. Health for Indians—who cares about it anyway?, BMJ Group Blogs. 20 February, 2014. Link
  21. It might be Survival that determines Shopping. J Epidemiol Community Health 2011. Link
  22. Use of Social Media in Public Health: Experience with Public Health in India- A Facebook group. Blogs on Public Health Global Network Link published on Nov 17, 2011

Media Mentions

  • SIX DENGUE DEATHS IN STATE SINCE JULY 1
  •  Public health needs could have been addressed better, Bangalore Mirror Bureau, Mar 19, 2016.  Link
  • Arogyavani reaches out to 4.19 lakh in 10 months, The Hindu, April 11, 2014. Link
  • Software professionals more prone to hypertension: study, The Hindu, April 26, 2014. Link
  • Garbage Increases Epidemic Deaths by 5 Times in One Year, The New Indian Express, December 27, 2013 . Link
  • Stressed-Out Techies in Search of Relief Indulging in Risky Sex: Study,The New Indian Express, December 19, 2013 . Link
  • Call for allocating funds to primary healthcare, The New Indian Express, Kochi. 06th January 2013. Link
  • Andhra Pradesh records most cases of acute diarrhea. The Times of India, Oct 22, 2013. Link
  • Farming of Catfish Thrives Despite Ban. The New Indian Express. 18th December 2013. Link
  • Garbage Increases Epidemic Deaths by 5 Times in One Year. The New Indian Express. 27th December 2013. Link
  • Seasonal Change Brings Health Woes, Sends More Smokers to Hospitals. The New Indian Express. 27th January 2014. Link
  • India Editor’s Choice, SOS: time to reclaim the air we breathe, BMJ 2014; 348 Link
  • India Editor’s Choice, SOS: time to reclaim the air we breathe, BMJ 2014; 348 Link

To find more details or contact, visit the following links

 

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