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What is public about public health? Evidence from three Indian Sanitation Studies
August 7, 2013

Conference Room

This seminar, organized by the NCAER brought together researchers from various institutions across Delhi. The presentation by Jeffrey Hammer, Princeton University and NCAER dwelled on three studies on sanitation and their comparisons with primary health care.

 
These three studies were: 
 
Cross state illustration of the damage done by poor sanitation
A randomised control trail of the Maharashtra Total Sanitation Campaign
Some preliminary results on drainage and health in Delhi slums
 
The presentation by Jeffery highlighted the kind of policy-related factors that contribute to good health. The seminar invited in comments and active participation from discussants including Dr Surjit Bhalla, O[x]us Investment Ltd; the NCAER research community as well as other participants. Professor Jeffery concluded his session with some policy recommendations on primary health care and sanitation in India.
 
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