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Sanjana Santosh is a researcher in the domain of Health and Development. She has an undergraduate degree in Sociology and Economics and a masters degree in Development from Azim Premji University, Bengaluru. She has worked in various research capacities with NGOs and academic institutions in Gujarat, Odisha and Maharashtra on the issues of gender based violence, agriculture and nutrition, maternal health and issues of community health workers. Her interests lie in reproductive health, health system policy research and generally understanding public health from an intersectionality lens.
- Ramalingaswami Centre on Equity and Social Determinants of Health
Research Summary and Interests
Sanjana’s current research interests include midwifery and respectful maternity care in India. Previously, as a WHO-SEARO Research Fellow at Ramalingaswami Centre on Equity and Social Determinants of Health, she conducted research exploring the midwifery professionalization policy in India with a Health Policy System Research and Intersectionality lens. She is also interested in understanding media as a social determinant of health and its impact on health systems.
Areas of Expertise
- Maternal Health/Women’s Health
- Public Health Nutrition
- Social Determinants of Health
- Qualitative Research
- Health System
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