Somen Saha is an Assistant Professor with the Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar, an initiative of the Public Health Foundation of India. His work areas include health financing, and health systems convergence. Somen holds dual Maters in Public Health (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) and Health Management (Indian Institute of Health Management Research) and is a PhD candidate in the Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne, Australia.
His work in the past was supported by NABARD, SIDBI, CSIR, ICMR, the Children Innovation Fund Foundation, NIPI, and Wellcome Trust Capacity Building Grant. Somen presented his research findings at the Global Maternal Health Conferences, International Health Economics Association, and World Health Summit Regional Meeting Asia, and published at several peer-reviewed journals including PLOS ONE, International Journal for Equity in Health, Community Development Journal, WHO South East Asia Journal of Public Health, Indian Journal of Medical Research, and the Wall Street Journal.
Areas of Interest:-Health financing, cost effectiveness of interventions, health systems convergence with access to capital and livelihood programs.