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Research Fellow, PHFI


Prem Kumar has received his Masters degree in Economics from the Gokhale Institute for Politics and Economics, Pune. He holds a Research Fellowship under the PHFI-UKC Wellcome Trust Capacity Building Programme for research on mental health issues among orphaned children.Prem has been involved with evaluation of HIV prevention interventions from an economic and cost‐effectiveness perspective for the last 5 years.   Prior to PHFI, he has worked at ICRISAT, Administrative Staff College of India, George Institute – India and SHARE‐India. His areas of interest are economic and cost-effectiveness, HIV/AIDS and road traffic injuries.

 

 

Publications:

  • Kumar GA, Dandona R, Kumar SGP, Dandona L. Behavioral surveillance of premarital sex among never married young adults in a high HIV prevalence district in India. AIDS Behav. 2010 Jul 13. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Kumar SGP, Dandona R, Schneider JA, Ramesh YK, Dandona L. Outputs and cost of HIV prevention programmes for truck drivers in Andhra Pradesh, India. BMC Health Services Research 2009, 9:82.
  • http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/9/82/
  • Dandona R, Kumar SGP, Kumar GA, Lakshmi V, Dandona L. HIV testing among adults in a high prevalence district in India. National Medical Journal of India 2009, 22; 6: 289 – 293.
  • Dandona L, Kumar SGP, Kumar GA, Dandona R. Cost-effectiveness of HIV prevention interventions in Andhra Pradesh state of India. BMC Health Services Research 2010; 10:117.
  • Dandona L, Kumar SGP, Kumar GA, Dandona R. Economic analysis of HIV prevention interventions in Andhra Pradesh state of India to inform resource allocation. AIDS 2009, 23: 233-242.
  • Dandona L, Kumar SGP, Ramesh YK, Rao MC, Kumar AA, Marseille E, et al. Changing cost of HIV interventions in the context of scaling-up in India.  AIDS 2008; 22 (suppl 1): S43–S49.
  • Dandona L, Kumar SGP, Ramesh YK, Rao MC, Marseille E, Kahn JG, Dandona R. Outputs, cost and efficiency of public sector centres for prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in Andhra Pradesh, India. BMC Health Services Research 2008, 8:26. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/8/26/
  • Marseille E, Dandona L, Marshall N, Gaist P, Bautista S, Rollins B, Bertozzi S, Saba J, Lioznov D, Plessis JD, Krupitsky E, Stanley N, Over M, Peryshkins A, Kumar SGP, Muyingo S, Pitter C, Lundberg M, Kahn JG.  HIV prevention costs and program scale: data from the PANCEA project in five low- and middle-income countries. BMC Health Serv Res 2007; 7:108. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/7/108/
  • Dandona L, Sisodia P, Prasad TLN, Marseille E, Rao MC, Kumar AA, Kumar SGP, Ramesh YK, Over M, Someshwar M, Kahn JG.  Cost and efficiency of public sector sexually transmitted infection clinics in Andhra Pradesh, India. BMC Health Services Research 2005; 5: 69. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/5/69/
  • Dandona L, Sisodia P, Kumar SGP, Ramesh YK, Kumar AA, Rao MC, Marseille E, Someshwar M, Marshall N, Kahn JG.  HIV prevention programmes for female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India: outputs, cost and efficiency.  BMC Public Health 2005; 5: 98. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/5/98/
  • Dandona L, Sisodia P, Ramesh YK, Kumar SGP, Kumar AA, Rao MC, Someshwar M, Hansl B, Marshall N, Marseille E, Kahn JG. Cost and efficiency of HIV voluntary counselling and testing centres in Andhra Pradesh, India.  National Medical Journal of India 2005; 18: 26-31.

 

 

 
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