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Chandrakant Lahariya
Public health policy practitioner
c.lahariya@gmail.com
Chandrakant Lahariya works with a reputable international health agency. He is a physician with advanced training in public health, policy analysis and healthcare management, and is an enthusiastic practitioner of public health policy. He has been published extensively on wide-range of social issues both in mainstream media as well as in bio-science journals. The views are personal.

Articles By Chandrakant Lahariya
Tackling India’s dengue problem
Posted On: 01 Oct 2015

Topics:   Health

The dengue virus has infected 25,000 people in India this year, with about 6,000 in Delhi alone. In this article, Chandrakant Lahariya, a public health policy expert, contends that the dengue situation represents a failure of local public health administration, and calls for a holistic approach to address the root causes and ensure long-term solutions.
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Drafting India’s new national health policy: A window of opportunity
Posted On: 15 Jul 2015

Topics:   Health
Tags:   healthcare

The Indian government is working on drafting a new national health policy and designing a health assurance mission, in parallel with developing its national health accounts. In this article, Nata Menabde and Chandrakant Lahariya – public health policy experts at the World Health Organization - contend that this opportunity has the potential to transform the health status of millions of Indians and achieve universal health coverage.
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India’s national immunisation programme: Moving from policy to action
Posted On: 08 Jun 2015

Topics:   Health
Tags:   healthcare

About a year ago, the Prime Minister’s Office in India announced the introduction of four new vaccines in the national immunisation programme. In this article, Chandrakant Lahariya, a public health policy expert, discusses the significance of the decision. He highlights gaps between policy decisions and action with respect to the immunisation programme in the past, and emphasises the need for speedy and effective implementation of the announcement.
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