Closing Presentation - Prof. Raghavan

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This is the closing presentation by Prof. Ramesh Raghavan on July 21, 2011 in Chennai on the Concluding Day of the Trans Disciplinary Problem Solving Course: co-taught by Washington University in St. Louis and ICTPH.

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Closing Presentation - Prof. Raghavan

  1. 1. Developing Public Health Solutions in Rural Tamil Nadu
  2. 2. The “What”There is only modest evidence toguide public health practice
  3. 3. The “What”… 2Demand-side interventions need tobe culturally-relevant…… While supply-side interventionsneed to be contextually feasible
  4. 4. The “What”… 3Public health interventions need to“wrap around” governmentinitiatives…… And each other
  5. 5. The “What”… 4Frequently, simpler interventions arebetter interventions
  6. 6. The “How”Closing the gap between home andhealth center is one thing…… Getting to tertiary care services isanother thing entirely
  7. 7. The “How”… 2The best interventions can flounderunless they are sustainable
  8. 8. We are grateful to the people of Thanjavur district
  9. 9. Contact InformationRamesh Raghavan, MD, PhDWashington University in St. Louisraghavan@wustl.eduRavikumar Chockalingam, MB,BS, MPHWashington University in St. LouisIKP Centre for Technologies in Public Healthravikumar.c@ictph.org.in
  10. 10. Thank you

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