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Krishna Dipankar Rao, PhD

Assistant Professor

Departmental Affiliation(s):

International Health
Division: Health Systems

Center & Institute Affiliation(s):


PhD , Johns Hopkins School of Public Health , 2004
MSc , Cornell University , 1997


Health systems, Human resources, Health Financing, Evaluation

International Health, Health Systems

  • Rao M, Rao KD, Kumar S and others. 2011. Health for all and the human resource crisis. Lancet. Vol 337, 9765:587-598.

  • Rao KD, Bhatnagar A and Murphy A. 2011. Socioeconomic Inequalities in the Prevalence, Treatment and Financing of Cardiovascular and Diabetes in India. Indian Journal of Medical Research.133, pp 57-63

  • Sharawat R. and Rao KD. 2011. Insured yet vulnerable: out-of-pocket payments and India’s poor. Health Policy and Planning.doi: 10.1093/heapol/czr029.

  • Bennett S, Ozawa S, Rao KD. 2010. Which Path to Universal Health Coverage? Perspectives on the World Health Report 2010. PLoS Med 7(11): e1001001. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001001

  • Nigenda G, Ruiz JA, Herbert CH, Bhatnagar A, Rao KD, Saran S, and Raha S. Analysis and synthesis of information on human resources for health from multiple sources: selected case studies. In “Handbook on monitoring and evaluation of human resources for health: with special applications for low- and middle-income countries.” Edited by Mario R Dal Poz and others. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2009.