Wide-ranging Extra Resources

The Mental Health Innovation Network - Innovations: The database of innovations catalogues comprehensive summaries of mental health programs and research projects around the world.

India: Other Organizations

Bollyky, T.J., et al. "NCDs and an Outcome-based Approach to Global Health." The Lancet 384 (2014).

Daniels, M.E., et al. "The Emerging Global Health Crisis: Noncommunicable Diseases in Low- and Middle-Income Countries." Council on Foreign Relations, 2014.

Dieleman, J.L., et al. "Global Health Development Assistance Remained Steady in 2013 but did not Align with Recipients' Disease Burden." Health Affairs, April 2014.

"Global, Regional, and National Age–sex Specific All-cause and Cause-specific Mortality for 240 Causes of Death, 1990–2013: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease." The Lancet 385 (2015): 117-171.

Jaminson, E.T., et al. "Global Health 2035: A World Converging Within a Generation." The Lancet 382, no. 9908. December 7, 2013.

Jiminez, Joseph. "Health in Hard Places." Project Syndicate. January 21, 2013.

"Health Outcomes and Cost: A 166-country Comparison." The Economist, Intelligence Unit. 2014.

This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader."Policy Brief #4: Opportunities for Low- and Middle-income Countries." (PDF). The Lancet, Global health 2035.

Mostert, S., et al. "Effect of Corruption on Medical Care in Low-income Countries." Pediatr. Blood Cancer 58, no. 3 (2012): 325-326.

Ottersen, O.P., et al. "The Political Origins of Health Inequity: Prospects for Change." The Lancet 383 (2014): 630-667.

Norheim, O.F. "Avoiding 40% of the Premature Deaths in Each Country, 2010-30: Review of National Mortality Trends to Help Quantify the UN Sustainable Development Goal for Health." The Lancet 385 (2014): 239-252.

Global Health: Big Picture

Stine, Nicholas W. and Dave A. Chokshi. "Opportunity in Austerity: A Common Agenda for Medicine and Public Health." New England Journal of Medicine 366, no. 5 (2012): 395-397.

Wang, H., et al. "Global, Regional, and National Levels of Neonatal, Infant, and Under-5 Mortality During 1990-2013: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013." The Lancet 384, no. 9947 (2014): 957-979.

World Health Statistics: 2014. A Wealth of Information of Global Public Health. World Health Organization.

Global Health: Business Approaches

Dutt, Nisha. "Base of the Pyramid Consumers: Getting the Right Product to the Right People." Business Innovation Facility.

Ehrbeck, T., N. Henke, and T. Kibasi. "The Emergin Market in Health Care Innovation." McKinsey Quarterly. May, 2010.

This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader."Inside Inclusive Business: Needs or Wants? Unraveling demand, affordability and accessibility when selling to the base of the pyramid." (PDF - 1.2MB). Business Innovation Facility 8 (August, 2013).

Simanis, E., S. Hart, and D. Duke. "The Base of the Pyramid Protocol: Beyond 'Basic Needs' Business Strategies." Innovations (Winter, 2008): 57-84.

Global Health: Diagnostics

Fu, Elaine and Barry Lutz. "Diagnostics for Global Health." Project Syndicate. November 7, 2013.

Global Health: Gender Issues

Ellsberg, Mary, et al. "Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls: What Does the Evidence Say?" The Lancet 385, no. 9977 (2015): 1555-1566.

Global Health: Geriatric Health

Prince, M.J., et al. "The Burden of Disease in Older People and Implications for Health Policy and Practice." The Lancet 385, no. 9967 (2015): 549-562.

This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader."Global Health and Aging." (PDF - 1.6MB). National Institute of Aging, National Institute of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. World Health Organization. NIH Publication no. 11-7737. October, 2011.

Global Health: Mental Health, Alcohol

Wagenaar, Brad. "Mental Health Care Workers in Mozambique." Health Alliance International (blog). April 8, 2014.

Bruckner, Tim A., et al. "The Mental Health Workforce Gap in Low- and Middle-income Countries: A Needs-based Approach." Bulletin of the World Health Organization 89 (2011): 184-194.

Claridge, Amy M. "Efficacy of Systemically Oriented Psychotherapies in the Treatment of Perinatal Depression: A Meta-analysis." Archives of Women's Mental Health 17, no. 1 (2014): 3-15.

DeSilva, Mary, et al. "Policy Actions To Achieve Integrated Community-Based Mental Health Services." Health Affairs 33, no. 9 (2014): 1595-1602.

Eaton, Julian, et al. "Scale Up of Services for Mental Health in Low-income and Middle-income Countries." The Lancet 378. no. 9802 (2011): 1592-1603.

Hanlon, Charlotte, et al. "Challenges and Opportunities for Implementing Integrated Mental Health Care: A District Level Situation Analysis from Five Low- and Middle-Income Countries." PLOS ONE 9, no. 2 (2014):e88437.

Henderson, Claire, et al. "Mental Health-related Stigma in Health Care and Mental Health-care Settings." The Lancet Psychiatry 1, no. 6 (2014): 467-482.

Kakuma, R., et al. "Human Resources for Mental Health Care: Current Situation and Strategies for Action." The Lancet 378, no. 9803 (2011):1654-1663.

Bithell, Claire, et al. This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader."Media and Mental Health: Breaking Down Stigma and Challenging Inaccuracies." (PDF - 1.8MB). The National Bureau of Asian Research, Center for Health and Aging. October, 2012.

Olson, Emma C. "Reducing Perinatal Depression Among the Hard to Serve." The Journal of Global Health. August 10, 2014.

Patel, V., et al. "Improving Access to Care for Children with Mental Disorders: A Global Perspective." Archive of Diseases in Childhood 98, no. 5 (2013): 323-327.

Patel, V. This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader."Rethinking Mental Health Care: Bridging the Credibility Gap." (PDF). Intervention 12, no. 1 (2014): 15-20.

Thara, R. "NGOs and Mental Health: Initiatives and Progress." In Mental Health in South Asia: Ethics, Resources, Programs and Legislation. Thara, R. J. K. Trivedi, A. Tripathi (eds.). Springer, 2015.

Management of Substance Abuse: Alcohol. World Health Organization.

This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.Global Status Report on Alcohol and Health 2014 (PDF - 5.7MB). World Health Organization.

Global Health: MNCH, ID, NCDs

Chopra, Mickey, et al. "Strategies to Improve Health Coverage and Narrow the Equity Gap in Child Survival, Health, and Nutrition." The Lancet, 380, no. 9850 (2012): 1331-1340.

Ebrahim, Shah, et al. "Tackling Non-Communicable Diseases In Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Is the Evidence from High-Income Countries All We Need?" PLOS Medicine 10, no. 1 (2013): e1001377.

Fox-Rushby, Julia. This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader."A Commentary on Jha P., R. Nugent, S. Verguet, D. Bloom, R. Hum 'Chronic Disease Prevention and Control'." (PDF - 2.2MB). Copenhagen Consensus 2012 Perspective Paper.

Hoppu, Kalle and Shalini Sri Ranganathan. "Essential Medicines for Children." Archives of Diseases in Childhood 1, no. Supp1 (2013): s38-s42.

Jha, P., et al. This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader."Chronic Disease Prevention and Control." (PDF - 2.2MB). Copenhagen Consensus 2012 Challange Paper.

Kendall, T. "Critical Maternal Health Knowledge Gaps in Low- and Middle-income Countries for Post-2015: Researcher' Perspectives." Women and Health Initiative Working Paper No. 2. Women and Health Initiative, Harvard School of Public Health: Boston, MA. January, 2015. ISBN: 978-0-9913686-1-7.

Mason, E. et al, "From Evidence to Action to Deliver a Healthy Start for the Next Generation." The Lancet 384, no. 9941 (2014): 455-467.

Travasso, Cheryl. "Study Finds "Know-do" Gap in Treatment of Pneumonia and Diarrhoea in Children in Rural Areas." The BMJ 350 (2015).

Global Health: Policy

McKee, Martin, and David Stuckler. "The Crisis of Capitalism and the Marketisation of Health Care: The Implications for Public Health Professionals." Journal of Public Health Research 1 (2013): e37.

Bhatia, M., et al. "Public Views Of Health System Issues In Four Asian Countries." Health Affairs 28, no. 4 (2009):1067-1077.

Macdonnell, Michael and Ara Darzi. "A Key To Slower Health Spending Growth Worldwide Will Be Unlocking Innovation To Reduce The Labor-Intensity Of Care." Health Affairs 32, no.4 (2013): 653-660.

Keown, Oliver P., et al. "Lessons From Eight Countries On Diffusing Innovation In Health Care." Health Affairs 33, no.9 (2014): 1516-1522.

Horton, Richard and Selina Lo. "Protecting Health: The Global Challenge for Capitalism." The Lancet 383, no. 9917 (2014): 577-578.

Marten, Robert, et al. "An Assessment of Progress Towards Universal Health Coverage in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS)." The Lancet 384, no. 9960 (2014): 2164-2171.

Sachs, Jeffrey D. "Services Without Tears." Project Syndicate. November 24, 2011.

Op Eds

Jha, Prabhat and Dean T. Jamison. "Don't Follow America on Health Care." Project Syndicate. March 28, 2012.

Yamey, Gavin and Helen Saxenian. "The Grand Global Health Convergence." Project Syndicate. April 10, 2014.

Hausman, Ricardo. "The Mismeasure of Technology." Project Syndicate. April 29, 2014.

Global Health: Reverse Innovation

Singh, Prabhjot. "A New World of Health Care." Project Syndicate. August 5, 2014.

Chen, Pauline W. "What We Can Learn From Third-world Health Care." The New York Times. July 26, 2013.

Chari, Anusha and Peter Blair Henry. "Learning From the Doers: Developing Country Lessons for Advanced Economy Growth." American Economic Review 104, no. 5 (2014): 260-265.

Global Health: Service Delivery, HR, Task Shift, Experience

Biswas, Jhilam. "Learning about Task Shifting." Partners Center of Expertise in Global and Humanitarian Health. March 23, 2014.

This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader."Health Workforce Innovation: Accelerating Private Sector Responses to the Human Resources for Health Crisis." (PDF - 3.6MB). Private Sector Task Force Report, Global Health Workforce Alliance, World Health Organization (WHO).

Goel, Sonu, et al. "Bridging the Human Resource Gap in Primary Health Care Delivery Systems of Developing Countries With mHealth: Narrative Literature Review." JMIR Mhealth and Uhealth 1, no. 2 (2013): e25.

Joshi, Rohina, et al. "Task Shifting for Non-Communicable Disease Management in Low and Middle Income Countries: A Systematic Review." PLOS ONE 9, no. 8 (2014): e103754.

Laurance, Jeremy, et al. "Patient Engagement: Four Case Studies That Highlight The Potential For Improved Health Outcomes And Reduced Costs." Health Affairs 33, no. 9 (2014): 1627-1634.

Leach, Anna. "Task Shifting Explained: A Viable Solution to health Worker Shortage?" The Guardian. May 12, 2014.

Leon, Natalie, et al. "The Role of 'Hidden' Community Volunteers in Community-based Health Service Delivery Platforms: Examples from Sub-Saharan Africa." Global Health Action 8 (2015).

Woodroffe, Jessica and Kate Donald. "Unpaid Care: A Priority for the Post-2015 Development Goals and Beyond." Gender and Development Network. Briefings 6 (July, 2014).

India Business Models

Govindarajan, Vijay and Ravi Ramamurti. "Delivering World-class Health Care, Affordably." Harvard Business Review. November 2013.

Vickers, Tracey and Ellen Rosen. This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader."Driving Down the Cost of High-quality Care: Lessons from the Aravind Eye Care System." (PDF). Health International 11 (2011): 18-27.

India Business Opportunities, Trends

"Business and the Health Millennium Development Goals in India: Closing the Gaps." GBC Health and the MDG Health Alliance. February, 2015.

This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.Healthcare (PDF - 1.3MB). India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), August 2015.

This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader."Enabling Access to Long-term Finance for Healthcare in India" (PDF - 3.2MB). NatHealth, Healthcare Federation of India, PWC. October, 2013.

Ramani, K.V. "The India Healthcare Sector: Governance and Management Challanges." Advances in Social Science Research Journal 1, no. 1 (2014): 11-21.

Sammut, Stephen M. and Lawton R. Burns. "Meeting the Challenges of Healthcare Needs in India: Paths to Innovation." In India's Healthcare Hurdles. ISB Insight 9, no. 2 (October-December, 2011).

This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader."Transforming India's Vaccine Market: Saving Lives, Creating Value." (PDF - 1.2MB). McKinsey & Company. Prepared for Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India. September 15, 2012.

India Healthcare: Comments, Opinions

Aggarwal, Anju. "National Standards of Care Quality Would Help India Enable Health Coverage for All." BMJ 348 (2014):g3056.

Dandona, Lalit, V.M. Katoch and Rakhi Dandona. "Research to Achieve Health Care for all in India." The Lancet 377 (2011): 1055-1057.

Gadre, Arun. "India's Private Healthcare Sector Treats Patients as Revenue Generators." The BMJ 350 (2015):h826.

Horton, Richard and Pam Das. "Indian Health: The Path from Crisis to Progress." The Lancet 377, no. 9761 (2011): 181-183.

Nandraj, Sunil. "Private Healthcare Providers in India are Above the Law, Leaving Patients Without Protection." The BMJ 350 (2015):h675.

Narayan, R. "Universal Health Care in India: Missing Core Determinants." The Lancet 377, no. 9769 (2011): 883-885.

This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.Healthcare in India: A Call for Innovative Reform (PDF). The National Bureau of Asian Research. December, 2012.

Patel, Vikram, et al. "Universal Health Care in India: The Time is Right." The Lancet 377 (2011): 448-449.

Reddy, K. S., et al. "Towards Achievement of Universal Health Care in India by 2020: A Call to Action." The Lancet 377 (2011): 760-768.

Sen, Binayak. "Securing the Right to Health for All in India." The Lancet 377, no. 9765 (2011): 532-533.

Sengupta, Amit and Vandana Prasad. "Towards a Truly Universal Indian Health System." The Lancet 377, no. 9767 (2011): 702-703.

India Insurance and Other Policy Issues

Golechha, Mahaveer. "The National Health Assurance Mission for India." The Lancet 384, no. 9949 (2014): 1185-1186.

Healthcare Unwired: Health Insurance and Healthcare Access. India Health Progress, PWC. March, 2011.

Shetty, Devi. "How India can Provide Healthcare for All." The BMJ 345 (2012):e7693.

Sood, Neeraj, et al. "Government Health Insurance for People Below Poverty Line in India: Quasi-experimental Evaluation of Insurance and Health Outcomes." The BMJ 349 (2014):g5114.

India Reproductive Maternal Neonatal Child Health

Gladstone, B.P., et al. "Infant Morbidity in an Indian Slum Birth Cohort." Archives of Diseases in Childhood93, no. 6 (2008): 479-484.

Horton, Richard. "Offline: How Many Women Die in India?" The Lancet 383, no. 9931 (2014): 1792.

Joseph, Nitin, et al. This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader."Morbidity among Infants in South India: A Longitudinal Study." (PDF). Indian Journal of Pediatrics 77 (2010): 456-458.

Montogomery, Ann L. "The Effect of Health-facility Admission and Skilled Birth Attendant Coverage on Maternal Survival in India: A Case-control Analysis." PLOS One 9, no. 6 (2014): e95696.

Paul, Vinod Kumar, et al. "Reproductive Health, and Child Health and Nutrition in India: Meeting the Challenge." The Lancet 377, no. 9762 (2011): 332-349.

Prasad, R. "Fastest Decline in Child Mortality Rates Witnessed." The Hindu. September 16, 2014.

Ram, Usha, et al. "Neonatal, 1–59 Month, and Under-5 Mortality in 597 Indian Districts, 2001 to 2012: Estimates from National Demographic and Mortality Surveys." The Lancet Global Health 1, no. 4 (2013): e219-e226.

Sharma, Dinesh C. "India's Sterilisation Scandal." The Lancet 384 (2014): e68-e69.


Crookston, Benjamin T. "Postinfancy Growth, Schooling, and Cognitive Achievement: Young Lives." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 98 (2013): 1555-1563.

Harish, Kamlesh. "Experience of Nutrition Rehabilitation Centers in Management of SAM." Indian Pediatrics.

Rogers, Beatrice L. This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.Perspective Paper: "Hunger and Malnutrition." (PDF - 2.6MB). Copenhagen Consensus, 2012.

Deolalikar, Anil. This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.Perspective Paper: "Hunger and Malnutrition." (PDF - 2.4MB). Copenhagen Consensus, 2012.

Hoddinott, John, Mark Rosegrant, and Maximo Torero. This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.Challenge Paper: "Hunger and Malnutrition." (PDF - 2.9MB). Copenhagen Consensus, 2012.

Biswas, Asit K. and Cecilia Tortajada. "India's Homemade Food Crisis." Project Syndicate. August 8, 2014.

Atkuri, Ramani with Jan Swasthya Sahyog. "Layperson's Guide to Nutrition and Malnutrition." Friends of JSS Forever. April, 2013.

Sundaram, Jomo Kwame. "Rethinking Hunger." Project Syndicate. October 30, 2014.

Wagh, Vijay D. and Bhawesh R. Deore. This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader."Ready to Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF): An Overview." (PDF) Advances in Life Science and Health 2, no. 1 (2015): 1-15.

Pharmaceuticals, Medical Products

Berndt, E. R. and I. M. Cockburn. "The Hidden Cost of Low Prices: Limited Access to New Drugs in India." Health Affairs 33, no. 9 (2014): 1567-1575.

Grover, Anand and Brian Citro. "India: Access to Affordable Drugs and the Right to Health." The Lancet 377, no. 9770 (2011): 976-977.

This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader."India Pharma 2020: Propelling Access and Acceptance, Realising True Potential." (PDF). McKinsey & Company.

Bland, Jessica. "Refilling the Innovator's Prescription: The New Wave of Medtech." Conclusions for Silicon Valley Comes to the UK 2013. March 2014.

Yanagizawa-Drott, David. "Leakages and Market Failures in the Provision of Health Products."


This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.Improving Support for Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention: Summary of Key Messages from Reports of the Institute of Medicine (PDF - 1.9MB). Carroll, Leigh and Bridge B. Kelly (eds.), Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies, 2014.

Yach, Derek and Chris Calitz. "New Opportunities in the Changing Landscape of Prevention." Journal of the American Medical Association 312, no. 8 (2014): 791-792.