Journal Articles

Kessler, A., van Eijk, A., Jamir, L., Walton, C., Carlton, J., & Albert, S. (2018). “Malaria in Meghalaya: a systematic literature review and analysis of data from the National Vector-Borne Disease Control Programme.Malaria Journal, 17 (1).

Pramanik, S., A. Ghosh, R. B. Nanda, M. de Rouw, P. Forth and S, Albert (2018). Impact evaluation of a community engagement intervention in improving childhood immunization coverage: a cluster randomized controlled trial in Assam, India. BMC Public Health 18(1): 534.

Albert S., Porter J., & Green J. Doktor Kot, Doktor Sla- book doctors, plant doctors and the segmentation of the medical market place in Meghalaya, northeast India. Anthropology & Medicine. 2017:1-18.

Albert S., & Porter J. Is ‘mainstreaming AYUSH’ the right policy for Meghalaya, northeast India? BMC Complement Altern Med. 2015;15(288).

Albert S., Porter J., & Green J. Sap and the Traditional Healer: A Tribal (Khasi) Understanding of the Human Potential. Indian Journal of Career and Livelihood Planning. 2015;4(1):52-61.

Albert S., Nongrum M., Webb EL., Porter JD., & Kharkongor GC. Medical pluralism among indigenous peoples in northeast India‐implications for health policy. Tropical Medicine & International Health. 2015;20 (7):952-60.

Oosterhoff P., Dkhar B., & Albert S. Understanding unmet contraceptive needs among rural Khasi men and women in Meghalaya. Culture, Health & Sexuality. 2015 21;17 (9): 1105-18

Oosterhoff P., Saprii L., Kharlyngdoh D., & ALbert S.When the Hen Crows: Obstacles that Prevent Indigenous Women from Influencing Health-care Policies – A Case Study of Shillong, Meghalaya, India. Evidence Report 119. Empowerment of women and girls. Institute of Development Studies (IDS) UK 2015.

Saprii L., Richards E., Kokho P., & Theobald S. Community health workers in rural India: Analysing the opportunities and challenges Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) face in realising their multiple roles. Human Resources for Health. 2015; 13:95

War RJ., & Albert S. Sexuality and ‘Silence’ among Khasi Youth of Meghalaya, Northeast India. Culture, Health & Sexuality. 2013: 15 (3): S351-64

Das, T., & Guha, P. Direction of Uneven Health Care Expenditure. Evidence from India’s North East. Indian Journal of Public Health. 2017: 61 (3): 61-81

Sharma, D., Rohilla, L., Bagga, R., Srinivasan, R., Jindal, H., & Sharma, N. et al. (2018). Feasibility of implementing cervical cancer screening program using smartphone imaging as a training aid for nurses in rural IndiaPublic Health Nursing35(6), 526-533. doi: 10.1111/phn.12517

Das, T., & Choubey, M. Do the heterogeneous determinants of life satisfaction affect differently across borrowers of diverse credit sources? A propensity score approach. International Journal of Social Economics. 2018: 45 (8): 1142-1158       

Das, T. Estimation of rural credit demand: a study of Lower Brahmaputra valley of Assam. International Journal of Emerging Markets. 2018: Vol. 13 Issue: 6, pp.1855-1875

Das, T. Is awareness of credit sources prerequisite for their use? A study of rural Assam. Indian Growth and Development Review. 2018: Vol. 12 Issue: 1, pp.131-146

Das, T. Does credit access lead to expansion of income and multidimensional poverty? A study of rural Assam. International Journal of Social Economics. 2019: Vol. 46 Issue: 2, pp.252-270

Dandona, L., Dandona, R., Kumar, G., Shukla, D., Paul, V., & Balakrishnan, K. et al. (2017). Nations within a nation: variations in epidemiological transition across the states of India, 1990–2016 in the Global Burden of Disease StudyThe Lancet390(10111), 2437-2460. doi: 10.1016/s0140-6736(17)32804-0

Books, Reports and Others

Albert, S. Indigenous peoples, food, and the environment in northeast India. In M. C. Rawlinson & C. Ward (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Food Ethics NY: Routledge. 2017. Chapter 11: 113-124

Kharkongor, GC., & Albert, S. Career Counseling Among Indigenous Peoples. In G. Arulmani, A.J. Bakshi, A.G Watts, & F. Leong (Eds), Handbook of Career Development: International Perspectives. New York: Springer.2014: 539-554

Oosterhoff P., Saprii L., Kharlyngdoh D., & ALbert S.When the Hen Crows: Obstacles that Prevent Indigenous Women from Influencing Health-care Policies – A Case Study of Shillong, Meghalaya, India. Evidence Report 119. Empowerment of women and girls. Institute of Development Studies (IDS) UK 2015

Indian Institute of Public Health Shillong. A situational analysis and exploratory study of disease burden based on data from tertiary care hospitals in Shillong, Meghalaya 2016. Submitted to Government of Meghalaya

Indian Institute of Public Health Shillong, National Health Mission and Dept. of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of Meghalaya. Reasons behind Refusal of Vaccines in Meghalaya- An exploratory Study in East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya.

Sandra Albert. Are medical colleges the answer for good health? Shillong Times. March 16, 2018 

Anirban Goswami. Encouraging community ownership for Childhood Immunization. The Sentinel. April 29.2018

Samina Parveen & Phibansuk C Lyngdoh. Exclusive Breast Feeding in Meghalaya: Is it Exclusive Enough? Meghalaya Guardian. August 14, 2018

Jahnabi Hazarika & Phibansuk C Lyngdoh. Optimal Child feeding practices need of the hour for Meghalaya. September 6, 2017

Karter Lombi. Challenges of Hepatitis in the North East. The Arunachal Times, 28 July 2017 

Samina Parveen. Blood Donation: The gift of Life. Shillong Times, 14 June 2017  

Jahnabi Hazarika and Sandra Albert. Tobacco the silent killer in Meghalaya. Shillong Times. May 31 2017

Anirban Goswami and. Jahnabi HazarikaMyths about immunization hampering children’s healthShillong Times, 2 May 2017 

Sandra Albert. State tops list of malaria cases in India. Shillong Times. April 25, 2017

Sandra Albert. The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. Shillong Times. January 23, 2017

Sandra Albert. Why are the women of Meghalaya so anaemic? Shillong Times. June 16, 2016

IIPH Shillong in the News

Meghalaya: Alternate models to address Shortage of medical specialists in the state. January 25, 2019. South Asia views.

International conference on health finance. March 9, 2019. The Shillong Times. 

Malaria study center launched in City, by Guardian News Bureau. September 25, 2017. The Meghalaya Guardian.

Meghalaya: Breakthrough in Malaria Research through Shillong’s Centre for Study of Complex Malaria soon! September 24, 2017. The Northeast Today.

East Khasi Hills among areas with highest cancer cases in country. July 27, 2016. The Shillong Times.

Imbalanced diet a cause of concern in M’laya. August 10, 2016. The Shillong Times.

Consultation programme on good nutrition held. August 10, 2016. The Sentinel.

Meghalaya among states with most number of stunted children under 5 yrs. August 9, 2016. Meghalaya Times.

State fares poorly in child nutrition. August 9, 2016. The Meghalaya Guardian.

Child stunting declines in Arunachal, Itanagar. August 12, 2016. Echo of Arunachal.

Arunachal better in feeding practices: NFHS, Shillong. August 12, 2016. Independent Review (Arunachal Pradesh).

Workshop on sexual abuse held in city. July 29, 2016, The Shillong Times.

Sensitization on sexual abuse underlined. August 1, 2016. The Meghalaya Guardian.