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2019–2022 Asia Health Policy Postdoctoral Fellow, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University
Radhika Jain’s research focuses on healthcare markets, the effectiveness of public health policy, and gender disparities in health. Her work has been supported by grants from the Weiss Family Fund and the Jameel Poverty Action Lab. She holds a PhD in Global Health from Harvard University. Her dissertation examined the extent to which private hospitals capture government subsidies for healthcare under insurance and whether accountability measures can help patients claim their entitlements.
Gender-targeted strategies are needed to improve health care for women under India’s universal medical insurance program.
A study from India shows low- and middle-income countries must improve economic evaluations of health interventions to reduce chronic disease burden.