Seminar with Professor Rama Baru “Capital and Care: The Business of Medicine in India” June 7th 1 pm

We are delighted to invite you to our upcoming public GHSM lecture with Professor Rama Baru (Center of Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi), titled: “Capital and Care: The Business of Medicine in India”

rama baruWhen: Wednesday 7th June from 13:00-14:30

Where: King’s College London, Strand Campus, Anatomy Museum (King’s Building)
Dr Rama Baru is a professor at the Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.  Her research focus is on health policy, international health, privatisation of health services and inequalities in health.  She is the  author of  Private Health Care in India:Social Characteristics and Trends and more recently has edited a volume on School Health Services in India: The Social and Economic Contexts, both published by Sage.  Her recent edited volume Medical Insurance Schemes for the Poor: Who Benefits? critically engages with the role of insurance for access to medical care. She has published extensively in journals and contributed to several edited volumes.  She was awarded the Balzan Fellowship by the University College London and the Indo-Shastri Canadian Fellowship.  Dr Baru is the regional editor for South Asia for Global Social Policy published by Sage.  She has served as a member of research committees for the Government of India, the Indian Council for Medical Research and the World Health Organisation.

For inquiries about this lecture please contact Dr Carlo Caduff at carlo.caduff@kcl.ac.uk

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