Strengthening Health Systems to Achieve Universal Health Coverage

(EPHP 2012)

EPHP 2012 was the second in the series of the national conference on bringing Evidence into Public Health Policy (EPHP). The conference was organized by the Institute of Public Health (Bengaluru) and the Institute of Tropical Medicine (Antwerp) in partnership with the National Health Systems Resource Centre (Government of India) and the Karnataka State Health Systems Resource Centre (Government of Karnataka) in Bengaluru from 5-6 October 2012. The central theme of the conference was to reflect and deliberate on the Universal Health Coverage in India and how to strengthen health systems towards achieving that. The conference proceedings are published as a special supplement in the BioMedCentral Proceedings. 


Keynote Speakers

Aravind Limbavali

Government of Karnataka

Vishal R


Arima Mishra

Faculty, Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru

Sundari Raveendran

Professor, Sree Chitra Thirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram

V R Muraleedharan

Professor, IIT, Chennai.

Girija Vaidyanathan

Government Of Tamil Nadu


Executive Director, NHSRC, New Delhi

Sunil Nandaraj

Visiting Faculty, Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru

Kabir Sheikh

Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi

Madan Gopal

 Government of Karnataka

M R Mohanraju

Director, Karnataka State Health Systems

Rama Baru

Professor, JN University, New Delhi

Gita Sen

Professor (Public policy), IIM, Bengaluru


Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru
Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp

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