Equitable India - All for Health and WellbeingEPHP 2016
EPHP 2016 was the third 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 Indian Council of Medical Research (Government of India), the Karnataka Department of Health and Family Welfare, and the BecauseHealthState (a Belgian platform for International Health) in Bengaluru from 7-9 July 2016. It started with a pre-conference workshop on Pre-conference workshop on ‘Cutting-edge Research in Health Inequities: Concepts & Methods’. The central theme of the conference was to reflect and deliberate on equity in health and wellbeing and how various sectors could contribute towards achieving that. The conference proceedings are published as a special supplement in the BMJ Global Health.
Wim Van Damme
Sundari Ravindran T K
Organisers and Partners
EPHP 2016 | Concurrent sessions | Keynote speaker | R Balasubramaniam (Founder & President, Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement; Grassroots Research & Advocacy Movement, Mysuru) Topic: Analyzing local actors & processes
EPHP 2016 | Concurrent sessions | Moderator | Zubin Shroff (Technical Officer, WHO Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research) Topic: Demand and use of research evidence in decision-making: learning from three cases
EPHP 2016 | Concurrent sessions | Keynote Speaker | Vandana Prasad (Founding Secretary & National Convener of the Public Health Resource Network, New Delhi) Topic: Food, nutrition & health
EPHP 2016 | Concurrent sessions | Keynote Speaker | Bruno Marchal (Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine)
Inaugural session EPHP 2016 | Keynote Speaker | T Sundararaman (Dean, School of Health Systems Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai) Topic: From research to better policy and practice
Inaugural session EPHP 2016 | Keynote Speaker | Aditi Iyer (Senior Research Scientist and Adjunct Associate Professor, the Ramalingaswami Centre on Equity and Social Determinants of Health, Bengaluru) Topic: Inequities in maternal health care
Inaugural session EPHP 2016 | Keynote Speaker | Sundari Ravindran (Professor, Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum) Topic: Researching Health Inequities
Inaugural session EPHP 2016 | Keynote Speaker | Wim Van Damme (Professor, Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp) Topic: Policies & Health Equity
Inaugural session EPHP 2016 | Keynote Speaker | Bart Criel (Professor, Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp) Topic: Towards equitable healthcare provision.
Inaugural session EPHP 2016 | Keynote Speech | Ravi Narayan (Community Health Advisor, Society for Community Health Awareness Research and Action, Bengaluru) Topic: Fostering community engagement in health services