Dr Yogesh Kalkonde

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Dr Yogesh Kalkonde, a public health researcher and neurologist, trained in India and in the US in medicine, neurology and clinical research. He returned to India to work with rural and tribal communities that have limited access to healthcare. Currently, he leads the rural chronic non-communicable diseases research programme at SEARCH, Gadchiroli. He is also a practising doctor at the rural hospital of SEARCH. Yogesh is a recipient of the prestigious Wellcome Trust/DBT fellowship in public health and the Bruce Shoenberg International Award in Neuroepidemiology by the American Academy of Neurology.

Articles by Dr Yogesh Kalkonde

non-communicable diseases doctor checking patient

March 15, 2018
Rural India faces an epidemic of non-communicable diseases
Non-communicable diseases are increasing at an alarming rate in rural India, with long-term consequences on people's health and finances. The worrying part is that our healthcare system is ill-equipped to tackle this crisis.
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