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Lessons for Global Health from India

UCL Interdisciplinary Society for International Development, the UCL Grand Challenge of Global Health and UCL Public Policy jointly held a symposium on “Lessons for Global Health from India”.

Read a blog of the event here or browse the poster exhibition below.


  • Dr Vinay Bothra, UK Health Protection Agency: Infectious Disease Research and Capacity Building in India. 
  • Dr Sushrut Jadhav, UCL Medical School: The Elephant Vanishes: Impact of Human-Elephant Conflict on People's Wellbeing View presentation
  • Dr Babken Babajanian, Overseas Development Institute: Addressing Social Exclusion in Health: the RSBY Health Insurance Scheme View presentation
  • Dr. Tarit Mukhopadhyay, UCL Biochemical Engineering: Vaccine Development and India View Presentation
  • Dr Marcos Vera Hernandez, UCL Economics: Assessing the Impact of Telemedicine in Bihar


The event aimed to bring together academic researchers and students, policy-makers, think-tanks, and NGOs to discuss some of the latest research on India, and the implications for global health. Emphasis was also be placed on the practical lessons that could be drawn from such research for addressing global health challenges and the implications for public policy at regional, national and global level.


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Poster Exhibition

A poster exhibition was held to accompany the symposium, and individual posters submitted can be viewed below.

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