Our Team

N Devadasan (Faculty)

Co-founder and director, Deva started his career as a community health doctor in the forests of Nilgiris. He worked with the Adivasis of Gudalur for 10 years, building a comprehensive health system for them. Since then, he has worked with WHO Orissa and then with the WHO country office in Delhi as the NPO in-charge of communicable disease cluster and specialising in disease surveillance. In 2005, he founded IPH, Bengaluru and has been working closely in the area of health financing, access to health care and health systems management.  He has completed his MPH and PhD from the famous Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium. He has headed many research projects, including two large multi-country projects and is the author of many articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is also an adjunct faculty and teaches health financing at the masters level. 

email:  deva@iphindia.org

Admissions open for 2022!

In this Certificate course in Implementation Research Methods (eIR) course, There is a need to understand implementation in the real-world context. There are many evidence-based interventions to improve health that have not been effectively delivered. The research agenda especially in the context of maternal and child health, non-communicable diseases, etc. has been shifting and needs to shift from understanding the problem to actually intervening and testing solutions in health care systems. This Certificate course in Implementation Research Methods (eIR) course will improve the capacity of researchers to answer implementation research questions.

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