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PROFILE

Dr. Subodh Kandamuthan

Centre Director and Professor

Subodh Kandamuthan is currently Director and Professor of Centre for Health Care Management at ASCI, Hyderabad. He has been the Programme Director of the AICTE approved Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital Management (PGDHM), ASCI’s prestigious long term programme for the last five years.

He holds a Masters Degree in Development Economics, M Phil Degree in Applied Economics and

Ph.D in Health Economics. He had worked as faculty in Health Economics at the Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi, Institute of Health Systems, Hyderabad and as a technical consultant for DFID in Finance and Procurement to Health department of Government of Andhra Pradesh. He worked on projects related to Economic costing, Economic Evaluation of Health Care programmes like National Rural Health Mission in Andhra Pradesh, Medium Term Health Expenditure frameworks in Odisha and Madhya Pradesh, Trade in Health and Hospital services, Public Private Partnerships in Health Sector, Replication of PM Award winning projects for various clients like World Bank, World Health Organisation, UNICEF, Ministry of Commerce, Government of India, Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India, State Governments of Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh etc.

His recent projects as project leader include the UNICEF-sponsored Management Review of Behavioral Change Communication Strategies for the Health departments of three states of Telangana, Karnataka and Maharashtra. He also recently did a rapid assessment of Basti Dawakhanas for the National Health Mission, Telangana.

He was recently involved as programme director on behalf of ASCI with the GIZ sponsored capacity building on the prestigious Government of India program:

Ayushsman Bharat: Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) for the States and Union Territories. He also conducts regular training programmes in the areas of Monitoring and Evaluation, Health Financing, Health and Hospital Management, Hospital Administration and Public Private Partnerships in Health Sector for

Civil servants and other government officials in health sector.

He teaches Health Economics, Health Policy, Public Health, Health Insurance and Business Research Methods for Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital Management at ASCI and has also taught Health Economics for MBA Health and Hospital Management programmes at University of Hyderabad, Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences, Chitkara University, Indian Institute of Public Health and LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad. He also takes sessions at reputed institutes like National Institute of Rural Development, IIT Hyderabad, TISS, Hyderabad, Dr MCR HRD Institute etc.

Dr Subodh won the IDRC Social Science Research Award in December 2009 in the category of Equity in Health. He won the first Australia India Council Research Fellowship in 2004 to do research in Australia. He was also a technical committee member of the Mobile Health technical advisory group of the World Health Organisation. In 2014, he participated in the International Visitor Leadership Programme on American Think Tanks funded by US Department of State

where he visited various think tanks in eight states of US. He represented India and ASCI at the World Think Tank Summit at Yokohama in Japan in June

2017. He was an invited expert on Public Private Partnerships in Health to Health workshops in South Africa and Cote’D’Ivoire by African Development Bank for African countries in 2017-18 and subsequently delivered talks in 2018-19 in Japan and Tunisia on Health Systems in India.

Dr Subodh Kandamuthan has published papers in national and international journals and has co-authored three books. He has attended and presented papers at a large number of national and international conferences and has also visited almost all the states in India more than 30 countries on professional assignments.

CURRENT  INTEREST

His current areas of interest areHealth Economics especially with respect to Health Expenditure and Costing Analysis, Cost of Illness, Drug Procurement, Public Private Partnership in Health.

CONTACT

Dr. Subodh Kandamuthan

PhD (Health Economics) (Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore)

M Phil (Applied Economics)

Centre for Development Studies,

Thiruvananthapuram  affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru University)

MS Development  Economics (Pondicherry Central University)

Director and Professor

Centre for Health Care Management

subodh@asci.org.in