Abhijit Chowdhury

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Abhijit Chowdhury is a Clinical Professor and Chair of Liver Disease at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Kolkata, West Bengal. Beyond his clinical responsibilities, he has been involved in designing and implementing impactful interventions in rural healthcare delivery, based on the pragmatic understanding of an academic and an activist. He had been a distinguished visiting fellow at the Division of Policy Translation and Leadership Development, Harvard Chan School of Public health. He leads a Health and Demographic Surveillance programme in West Bengal and is board member of the INDEPTH network to improve health surveillance for policy making.

Articles by Abhijit Chowdhury

A women vaccinating a child

December 14, 2018
The key to universal health care
The law has not succeeded in reducing the informal healthcare market as there are not enough alternatives in place to provide universal healthcare. We need to now recognise the unique strengths of these practioners, and work towards training them.
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