Sumit Kane

Sumit Kane


Sumit Kane is a Professor at the Nossal Institute of the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, and Professor at NCAER. His research focus is on low and middle-income country societies and health systems transitioning to a post-service availability phase. His research examines the questions these transitions raise for health systems. Prof Kane has also consulted for and advised bilateral and multilateral agencies and international NGOs on global health matters. Since 2011, he has been an Honorary Professor at the Centre For Health Policy And Systems at the Gokhale Institute Of Politics & Economics (GIPE) in Pune, India.



ARTICLE | Social Science & Medicine
How social norms and values shape household healthcare expenditures and resource allocation: Insights from India
Sumit Kane, Madhura Joshi, Ajay Mahal and Barbara McPake
October 2023

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY | Health Seeking Pathways in Four Indian States of India
Findings from a Survey on Health Care Seeking for Chronic and Acute Illnesses
Prabir Kumar Ghosh Ajay Mahal, Sumit Kane, Sumit Kumar, Shayequa Zeenat Ali, Charu Jain, Sagari Sahu, Sree Sanyal, Chanchal Negi, Madhura Chowdhury, Barbara McPake
September 2023

ARTICLE | Social Science & Medicine
People’s care seeking journey for a chronic illness in rural India: Implications for policy and practice
Sumit Kane, Madhura Joshi, Sapna Desai, Ajay Mahal, Barbara McPake
September 2022

REPORT | NCAER and the Nossal Institute for Global Health
Healthcare seeking pathways in Uttar Pradesh and Odisha, India
Prabir Kumar Ghosh, Sumit Kane, Sumit Kumar, Shayequa Zeenat Ali, Sagari Sahu, Sree Sanyal, Madhura Chowdhury, Barbara McPake, and Ajay Mahal
October 2021

ARTICLE | Social Science & Medicine
Is there an association between public spending on health and choice of healthcare providers across socioeconomic groups in India? – Evidence from a national sample.
Patrick Mulcahy, Ajay Mahal, Barbara McPake, Sumit Kane, Prabir Kumar Ghosh, John Tayu Lee
September 2021