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Saswata Ghosh is Demography and Population Health Expert at the Centre for Health Policy (CHP), Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI), Patna and currently on lien from Institute of Development Studies Kolkata (IDSK), where he holds position of Associate Professor. He completed his Ph.D. in Population Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in 2006. He obtained Sir Ratan Tata Fellowship from Asia Research Centre of London School of Economics (LSE) during 2014-15, and International Fellowship from Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) during 2012-13. He has many publications in peer-reviewed journals of international repute including International Journal of Epidemiology, Population Research and Policy Review, BMJ Open, Maternal and Child Health Journal, Journal of Biosocial Science, Asian Population Studies, Genus, Economic and Political Weekly to name a few. His areas of interest include fertility, family planning, mortality, morbidity, maternal and child health, and nutrition. Other areas of research include field survey methods, demographic estimations, and econometric methods.
Posts by Saswata Ghosh
Has the National Rural Health Mission improved utilisation of maternal healthcare services in Bihar?
Bihar is a socioeconomically backward state with a persistently poor record with respect to maternal and child health indicators. Based on data from the National Sample Surveys on healthcare, this art...
The 2011 Indian Census data show a higher growth rate of Muslim population compared to the Hindu population. This article provides an in-depth picture of Hindu-Muslim fertility differentials at the di...
- Saswata Ghosh
- 27 March, 2019