Conference/Seminar Presentations

Ramani, K. V.; Debjit Roy; Sahil Narang (2013): "Planning the weekly activities of doctors in a large teaching hospital",26th EURO Conference on Operation Research, Rome, Italy, July 1- 4, 2013.

Ramani, K. V. (2012): "MRS Menon Oration: Hospital Management, Issues and Challenges in Government Teaching Hospitals," Trivandrum, February 5, 2012.

Ramani, K. V. (2012): "Managing Challenges of Emerging Economics: The Indian Health Sector," International Conference on Knowledge Globalization, Pune, January 5-7, 2012.

Ramani, K. V. 2011): "Challenges and Insight into Total Lab Management," Conference of the Association of Clinical Biochemists of India, Gwalior, December 3-5, 2011.

Ramani, K. V. (2011): "Sustainable Excellence in Public Health, Governance and Management Challenges," Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, November 19-20, 2011.

Ramani, K. V. (2011): "Governance Deficit in Indian Health Sector," Governance of Public Health

Challenges and Road Ahead, XLRI, New Delhi, May 19-20, 2011.

Ramani, K.V. (2011): "PPP in Urban Health: A GIS Approach to Locate Urban Health Center, Vasna Ward, Ahmedabad," Public Private Partnership Policy Framework: Confederation of Indian Industry, Ahmedabad, March 26, 2011.

Ramani, K.V. (2010): "Maternal and Child Health: Managerial Challenges," TEDx Kumaun Workshop, Nainital, December 12-13, 2010.

Ramani, K.V. and Sharma, Anju (2010): "e-MAMTA: An Innovation by the Gujarat Government to Improve Mother and Child Health," National Conference on Innovation, Ahmedabad Management Association, Ahmedabad, September 4, 2010.

Ramani, K.V. (2010): "Managing Hospital Based Laboratories," National Conference on Hospital Administration, FOCUS 2010, Trivandrum, August 7-8, 2010.

Ramani, K.V. (2010): "Governance Issues in Health Sector," International Network: Strengthening Health Systems, Bangkok, March 22-25, 2010.

Ramani, K.V. (2010): "Efficient and Innovative Health Systems," Indo-Swedish Health Week, New Delhi, February 2, 2010.

Mavalankar, Dileep. V (2010): "How to Improve Maternal Health in Rural India," All India Coordinating Committee of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologiest's Silver Jubilee Conference/ Congress ‘Achieving MDG 4 & 5 in India,' Kolkata, February 25- 27, 2010.

Mavalankar, Dileep. V (2009): "Changing Role of Midwives with Increasing Institutional Deliveries in

Tribal Areas," 8th ICM Asia Pacific Midwifery Conference, Hyderabad, November 19-22, 2009.

Mavalankar, Dileep. V (2009): "Alternative Human Resources for Health in India: Innovative Models for

Improving Primary Health Care in IKP," Centre for Technologies in Public Health, Chennai, August 21, 2009.

Mavalankar, Dileep. V (2009): "Understanding Midwifery: Sharing Results from the Studies Conducted by SIDA Project," CEDPA/White Ribbon Alliance, New Delhi, July 22, 2009.

Ramani KV; "Health Policy Process in India"; KIT-Share-Net conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, April 1, 2009.

Ramani, KV; "Public Policy Context: Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health of Adolescents"; Conference on Young Peoples' Health and Development, New Delhi, March 27, 2009.

Ramani, KV: "Public Health: Managerial Challenges and Opportunities"; Annual Conference of the Indian Association for Social Sciences and Health , Pondichery, March 7, 2009.

Ramani, KV: "Health Policy Process in India: The case of Abortion Policy"; South Asia Pacific Conference on Injury Prevention; Hanoi, Vietnam, Nov 5-7, 2008.

Ramani, KV; "Maternal Health Financing: Public Private Partnership Initiatives to increase access to maternal care services for Women Below Poverty Line", Global Ministerial Forum on Research for Health, Bamako, Mali, November 17-19, 2008.

Mavalankar, Dileep. V (2008): "Human Resource Capacity of Health Systems in India," Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, and World Health Organization, Goa, November 19, 2008.

Mavalankar, Dileep. V (2008): "Human Resource Development for the Reduction of Maternal and Neonatal Mortality," Third Meeting of the South Asia Network for Reduction of Maternal and Neonatal Mortality and Morbidity, New Delhi, June 6-8, 2008.

Mavalankar, Dileep. V (2008): "Investing in Reproductive Health to Achieve Development Goals," and Indian Association for Social Sciences and Health, Bhuvaneshwar, April 7-9, 2008.

Ravichandran, N. (2007): "Health Care Delivery Models in India: An Overview," 40th Annual Convention of Operational Research Society of India, New Delhi, December 4-6, 2007.

Mavalankar, Dileep. V (2007): "Health and Education for Sustainable Development," Perspectives on ESD in Health Concerns – International Conference, Centre for Environment Education, Ahmedabad, November 2007.

Mavalankar, Dileep. V (2007): "Case Study of Safe Motherhood Programme from Gujarat, India," Women Deliver: A Global Maternal Health Conference, London, October 18-20, 2007.

Ravichandran, N. (2007): "Hospital Supplies Management," HOSMAN 2007, 2nd National Health Care Conference, Kochi, October 6-7, 2007.

Ramani, KV: "Governance in Health Systems"; 5th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, May 24-28, 2007.

Ramani, KV: "The Chikumgunea Epidemic and Parliament Accountability"; 5th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, May 24-28, 2007.

Ramani, KV: "Maternal Mortality in India: Stagnation and Hope"; 5th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health; May 24-28, 2007.

Ramani, KV: "Assessment of Institutional Capacity to Manage Health Programs: A Study of Reproductive and Child Health program in India"; Conference on Ensuring Global Human Resources for Health, Geneva; March 22-23, 2007.

Mavalankar, Dileep. V (2007): "Parliamentary Accountability in Health: A Case Study of Chikungunya Epidemic," Annual Conference of Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (IAPSM) Gujarat Chapter. 


Ramani, K.V. (2006): "Business Process Improvement and Reengineering., Invited lecture at the Conference on Fostering Good Governance", organized by the Department of Administrative Reforms, Government of India, at Ahmedabad, Decemebr 4, 2006.

Banerjee, Tathagata (2006): "P-values: Its Meaning and Interpretation" Management Consultation on Health Care in India, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, March 20-24, 2006.

Mavalankar, Dileep. V (2006): "Mother's Crying for Help", Management Consultation on Health Care in India, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, March 20-24, 2006.

Mavalankar, Dileep. V (2006): "Sanitation and Water Supply: The Forgotten Priority in Public Health", Management Consultation on Health Care in India, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, March 20-24, 2006.

Tirupati, Devanath and Sethuraman, K. (2005): "Bullwhip Effect in Hospitals: An Optimization Framework for Performance Improvement", Ninth Annual International Conference of the Society of Operation Management, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, December 2005.

Agarwal, Anurag K. (2005): "Legal Issues on Training MBBS Doctors for Anaesthesia and C-Section Operation", Workshop on Maternal Mortality Reduction by Improving Implementation of EmOC Services for State level Health and FW Officers in Context of RCH-II and NRHM and Supported by Averting Maternal Deaths and Diability Programe (AMDD), Columbia University, Ahmedabad, June 13-17, 2005.

Deodhar, Satish Y. (2005): "Implications of WTO for Indian Food Industry: Focusing on Safety and Quality", National Seminar on Food Safety and Quality, Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad, March 4, 2005.

Ramani, K.V. (2005): "Performance Indicators in Health Sector: Management Perspective", International Conference on Quality Healthcare in Changing Environment, Mumbai, February 5-6, 2005.

Mavalankar, Dileep. V (2004): "Public Private Partnership in Health: Increasing Access and Ensuring Quality" International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, October 27, 2004.

Mavalankar, Dileep. V and Vora, Kranti (2004): "Magnitude of Problem of Maternal Mortality and Evolution of Maternal Health Programmes in India", Workshop on Maternal Mortality Reduction by Improving EmOC in India for State Level Health and Family Welfare Secretaries and Directors, October 18-20, 2004.

Mavalankar, Dileep. V and Maheshwari, Sunil Kumar (2004): "Human Resource Constraints and Issues in Managing Public Health Systems in India: An Overview", Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, October 14-16, 2004.

Mavalankar, Dileep. V and Maheshwari, Sunil Kumar (2003): "Key Human Resource Issues in Maternal Health: Treating Obstetric Emergencies", Task Force on Maternal Health and Child Health, Training Centre at Rajendrapur, Bangladesh, December 12-14, 2003.

Mavalankar, Dileep. V; Ramani, K.V.; and Shaw, Jane, (2003): "Management of RH Services in India and the Need for Health System Reform", Making the Link: Sexual-Reproductive Health and Health Systems, Leeds.

Karnick, Pallavi and Ramani, K. V. (2004): "Maternal Healthcare in Ahmedabad City: Managerial Challenges for Service Quality Improvements": Quality Improvements in Health in the Context of Reforms: Directions, Experience, and Challenges, Ahmedabad, February 23-25, 2004.

Ramani, K.V. and Raman, Parvathy (2004): "UN Indicators and Beyond for Emergency Obstretic Care", Three Workshops on Maternal Mortality Reduction by Improving EmOC Services in India, Indian

Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, October 18-20, 2004: December 8-11, 2004 and February 2-4, 2004.

Ramani, K.V. (2004): "Design, Development, and Implementation of a Reengineered Purchase System at Gujarat Cancer Research Institute", International Conference on Hospital Management Asia, Bangkok, October 6-10, 2004.

Ramani, K.V. (2004): "Vision, Mission, and Social Obligations for Gujarat Cancer Research Institute", International Seminar on Human Resource Management in Healthcare: Directions, Experience, and Challenges, jointly with Nuffield Institute for Health, University of Leeds, and Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, October 14- 16, 2004.

Sethuraman, K. and Tirupati, Devanath (2004): "Bullwhip Effect in Hospitals: Impact on Performance and Implications for Healthcare Management", International Business and Economic Research Conference, Las Vegas, October 4-8, 2004.

Ramani, K. V (2004): "IT Enabled Applications in Government Hospitals, India: Illustrations of Telemedicine", e-Governance, and Business Process re-engineering. 37th Hawaii International Conference, Honolulu, January 5-8, 2004.

Mavalankar, Dileep. V (2003): "Blood Banking Policy: Ensuring Access and Enhancing Quality", American Public Health Association Meeting, San Francisco, November 10-15, 2003.

Keen, Justin and Ramani, K. V (2003): "IT Applications in Healthcare Management: Case Studies from Developed and Developing Countries", International Conference on the Implications of Information Technology for Healthcare Delivery, London, September 21-23, 2003.

Mavalankar, Dileep. V. and Jain, Leena (2000): "How Well are Adolescent Reproductive Health Needs Being Met in India: Evidence from National Family Health Survey", Ninth International Congress, World Federation of Public Health Associates, Beijing, September 2-6, 2000.

Mavalankar, Dileep. V., Shroff Preeti and Sinha, Harshit (2000): "Impact of Design and Maintenance of Primary Health Care Buildings on Reproductive Health Services", Ninth International Congress World Federation of Public Health Associates, Beijing, September 2-6, 2000.


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