Associate Professor Devaki Nambiar

Associate Professor Devaki Nambiar

Conjoint Associate Professor

2009 Phd, Public Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Medicine & Health
School of Population Health

Devaki Nambiar is Program Director, Healthier Societies Strategy at the George Institute for Global Health India with appointments at the Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India, the University of New South Wales, Australia and the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. She has experience of almost two decades conducting research across a dozen Indian states and half a dozen Low and Middle Income Countries on decision-maker demand-driven research as well as technical assistance, postgraduate teaching in Health Policy and Systems Research,  and health systems policy development with an emphasis on social exclusion, health equity and health for all. She has taught online and blended courses in the US as well as India using a variety of platforms with class sizes ranging from 5 to 70.

 Dr. Nambiar has also supported training workshops and capacity building related to health inequality monitoring (in four of six WHO regions as well as country governments of Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and Iran) as well as national programme equity, rights, and gender re-orientation, and supported adult learning/ curriculum design related to health systems, health equity research, evidence synthesis, systems thinking, and social participation/community action for health.

A former Fulbright, Fogarty and NIH scholar, and Intermediate Fellow in Public Health from the Wellcome Trust/Department of Biotechnology India Alliance, she is a Lancet-Chatham House Commissioner on Population Health Post COVID-19 and Lancet Commissioner on Sustainable Health Care, as well as advisor to Lancet Commissions on Reimagining India’s Health System as well as Women and Cancer. She has served as an External Member of the World Health Organisation [WHO] Guidelines Review Committee and has advised the WHO on guideline development to leave no one behind. She is also a Board Member of Health Systems Global and serves on the Research Advisory Board of the Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru, India.

Dr. Nambiar was the recipient of the 2018 Emerging Leader Award from the Royal Society for Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. She received her doctorate in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2009.

Location
India
  • Books | 2017
    Nambiar D; Muralidharan A, 2017, The social determinants of health in India: Concepts, processes, and indicators, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-5999-5
  • Book Chapters | 2023
    Marteau TM; Hollands GJ; Nambiar D; Munafò MR, 2023, 'Changing behaviour at scale to prevent NCDs', in Noncommunicable Diseases: A Compendium, pp. 347 - 354, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781003306689-52
    Book Chapters | 2022
    Nambiar D; Benny G; Sankar H, 2022, 'Women Health Leaders in Kerala: Respectability and Resistance', in Women and Global Health Leadership: Power and Transformation, pp. 101 - 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-84498-1_10
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Nandraj S; Nambiar D, 2018, 'Kerala’s Early Experience', in Equity and Access, Oxford University Press, pp. 323 - 337, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780199482160.003.0016
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Ganesan P; Nambiar D; Sundararaman T, 2017, 'Who's in charge of social determinants of health? Understanding the office of the municipal health officer in Urban areas', in The Social Determinants of Health in India: Concepts, Processes, and Indicators, pp. 103 - 115, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-5999-5_7
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Nambiar D; Muralidharan A, 2017, 'Weaving it together: Concepts, methods and indicators', in The Social Determinants of Health in India: Concepts, Processes, and Indicators, pp. 209 - 217, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-5999-5_13
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Nambiar D, 2017, 'Palimpsests of 'Social determinants of health'-From historical conceptions to contemporary practice in global and Indian public health', in The Social Determinants of Health in India: Concepts, Processes, and Indicators, pp. 1 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-5999-5_1
  • Journal articles | 2024
    Gadsden T; Sood T; Purwar P; Peiris D; Nambiar D; Downey LE, 2024, 'Impact of COVID-19 on essential service provision for reproductive, maternal, neonatal, and child health in the Southeast Asia region: a systematic review', The Lancet Regional Health - Southeast Asia, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lansea.2024.100357
    Journal articles | 2024
    Kakoti M; Srivastava S; Chatterjee P; Mishra S; Nambiar D, 2024, 'Understanding the emergence of ‘Communitization’ under India’s National Rural Health Mission (NRHM): Findings from two Witness Seminars', Global Public Health, 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17441692.2024.2306466
    Journal articles | 2024
    Sankar D H; Benny G; Jaya S; Nambiar D, 2024, 'National Rural Health Mission reforms in light of decentralised planning in Kerala, India: a realist analysis of data from three witness seminars', BMC Public Health, 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-024-18181-x
    Journal articles | 2024
    Sankar D H; Joseph J; Benny G; Surendran S; Sharma SK; Nambiar D, 2024, 'The role(s) of community health workers in primary health care reform in Kerala, before and during the COVID 19 pandemic: a qualitative study', Frontiers in Health Services, 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/frhs.2024.1321882
    Journal articles | 2024
    Sharma SK; Nambiar D, 2024, 'Are institutional deliveries equitable in the southern states of India? A benefit incidence analysis', International Journal for Equity in Health, 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-024-02097-4
    Journal articles | 2023
    Benny G; Hari Sankar D; Joseph J; Surendran S; Nambiar D, 2023, 'On the forms, contributions and impacts of community mobilisation involved with Kerala’s COVID-19 response: Perspectives of health staff, Local Self Government institution and community leaders', PLoS ONE, 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0285999
    Journal articles | 2023
    Bouckley T; Peiris D; Nambiar D; Mishra S; Sood T; Schierhout G, 2023, 'Addressing health equity within the implementation of health system reforms: A scoping review', European Journal of Public Health, 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckad160.1119
    Journal articles | 2023
    Bouckley T; Peiris D; Nambiar D; Schierhout G, 2023, 'Health equity implementation expectations and challenges in a multi-level system reform initiative', European Journal of Public Health, 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckad160.1120
    Journal articles | 2023
    Buse K; Bestman A; Srivastava S; Marten R; Yangchen S; Nambiar D, 2023, 'What Are Healthy Societies? A Thematic Analysis of Relevant Conceptual Frameworks', International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/ijhpm.2023.7450
    Journal articles | 2023
    Buse K; Nambiar D, 2023, 'Health equity: we need political action not performative promises', BMJ, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.p2735
    Journal articles | 2023
    Desai S; Singh RJ; Govil D; Nambiar D; Shukla A; Sinha HH; Ved R; Bhatla N; Mishra GD, 2023, 'Hysterectomy and women's health in India: evidence from a nationally representative, cross-sectional survey of older women.', Womens Midlife Health, 9, pp. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40695-022-00084-9
    Journal articles | 2023
    Joseph J; Sankar H; Benny G; Nambiar D, 2023, 'Who are the vulnerable, and how do we reach them? Perspectives of health system actors and community leaders in Kerala, India', BMC Public Health, 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-023-15632-9
    Journal articles | 2023
    Kakoti M; Nambiar D; Bestman A; Garozzo-Vaglio D; Buse K, 2023, 'How to do (or not to do)...how to embed equity in the conduct of health research: lessons from piloting the 8Quity tool', Health Policy and Planning, 38, pp. 571 - 578, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czad010
    Journal articles | 2023
    Koonin J; Mishra S; Saini A; Kakoti M; Feeny E; Nambiar D, 2023, 'Are we listening? Acting on commitments to social participation for universal health coverage', The Lancet, 402, pp. 1948 - 1949, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(23)01969-4
    Journal articles | 2023
    Nambiar D; Bestman A; Srivastava S; Marten R; Yangchen S; Buse K, 2023, 'How to Build Healthy Societies: A Thematic Analysis of Relevant Conceptual Frameworks', International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/ijhpm.2023.7451
    Journal articles | 2023
    Nambiar D; Hosseinpoor AR; Bergen N; Danovaro-Holliday MC; Wallace A; Johnson HL, 2023, 'Inequality in Immunization: Holding on to Equity as We ‘Catch Up’', Vaccines, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/vaccines11050913
    Journal articles | 2023
    Nambiar D; Mathew B; Dubey S; Moola S, 2023, 'Interventions addressing maternal and child health among the urban poor and homeless: an overview of systematic reviews', BMC Public Health, 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-023-15410-7
    Journal articles | 2023
    Rao N; Nambiar D, 2023, 'Reflections on Required Competencies For Health Systems Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning In India', Journal of MultiDisciplinary Evaluation, 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.56645/jmde.v19i46.873
    Journal articles | 2023
    Robson RC; Thomas SM; Langlois ÉV; Mijumbi R; Kawooya I; Antony J; Courvoisier M; Amog K; Marten R; Chikovani I; Nambiar D; Ved RR; Bhaumik S; Balqis-Ali NZ; Sararaks S; Md. Sharif S; Kangwende RA; Munatsi R; Straus SE; Tricco AC, 2023, 'Embedding rapid reviews in health policy and systems decision-making: Impacts and lessons learned from four low- and middle-income countries', Health Research Policy and Systems, 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12961-023-00992-w
    Journal articles | 2023
    Sankar D H; Joseph J; Benny G; Nambiar D, 2023, 'Of primary health care reforms and pandemic responses: understanding perspectives of health system actors in Kerala before and during COVID-19', BMC Primary Care, 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12875-023-02000-0
    Journal articles | 2023
    Sankar H; Joseph J; Negi J; Nair AB; Nambiar D, 2023, 'Monitoring the Family Health Centres in Kerala, India: Findings from a facility survey.', J Family Med Prim Care, 12, pp. 3098 - 3107, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_81_23
    Journal articles | 2023
    Sharma SK; Joseph J; D HS; Nambiar D, 2023, 'Assessing inequalities in publicly funded health insurance scheme coverage and out-of-pocket expenditure for hospitalization: findings from a household survey in Kerala', International Journal for Equity in Health, 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-023-02005-2
    Journal articles | 2023
    Sharma SK; Nambiar D; Ghosh A, 2023, 'Sex differences in non-communicable disease multimorbidity among adults aged 45 years or older in India', BMJ Open, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-067994
    Journal articles | 2023
    Sharma SK; Nambiar D; Joseph J, 2023, 'Hidden educational inequalities in high blood pressure and high blood glucose levels in Kerala: evidence from the National Family Health Survey (2019-2021)', BMJ Open, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-068553
    Journal articles | 2023
    Sharma SK; Nambiar D; Sankar H; Joseph J; Surendran S; Benny G, 2023, 'Gender-specific inequalities in coverage of Publicly Funded Health Insurance Schemes in Southern States of India: evidence from National Family Health Surveys', BMC Public Health, 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-023-17231-0
    Journal articles | 2022
    Bergen N; Kirkby K; Baptista A; Nambiar D; Schlotheuber A; Vidal Fuertes C; Hosseinpoor AR, 2022, 'Health Inequality Monitoring channel on OpenWHO: capacity strengthening through eLearning', International Journal for Equity in Health, 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-022-01739-9
    Journal articles | 2022
    Buse K; Nambiar D; Jha V; Abbasi K, 2022, 'World wellbeing watch', The BMJ, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.o800
    Journal articles | 2022
    Hosseinpoor AR; Nambiar D; Kirkby K; Ruano AL; McFeeley S, 2022, 'The many revelations of and about inequality data in the context of COVID-19: introducing a special issue on COVID-19 and inequality', International Journal for Equity in Health, 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-022-01820-3
    Journal articles | 2022
    Nambiar D; Benny G; Sankar D H, 2022, 'Bargaining with patriarchy through the life course: obstacles faced (and overcome) by women leaders in Kerala’s health sector', International Journal for Equity in Health, 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-022-01744-y
    Journal articles | 2022
    Nambiar D; Mathew B, 2022, 'Roles played by civil society organisations in supporting homeless people with health care-seeking and accessing the social determinants of health in Delhi, India: Perspectives of support providers and receivers', SSM - Qualitative Research in Health, 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssmqr.2022.100157
    Journal articles | 2022
    Negi J; Sankar D H; Nair AB; Nambiar D, 2022, 'Intersecting sex-related inequalities in self-reported testing for and prevalence of Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) risk factors in Kerala', BMC Public Health, 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-12956-w
    Journal articles | 2022
    Rajbangshi PR; Srivastava A; Nambiar D, 2022, 'Women's experiences with maternity care in public health facilities of Assam, India', WHO South-East Asia journal of public health, 11, pp. 61 - 64, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/WHO-SEAJPH.WHO-SEAJPH_15_21
    Journal articles | 2022
    Rios-Quituizaca P; Gatica-Domínguez G; Nambiar D; Santos JLF; Barros AJD, 2022, 'Ethnic inequalities in reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health interventions in Ecuador: A study of the 2004 and 2012 national surveys', eClinicalMedicine, 45, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eclinm.2022.101322
    Journal articles | 2022
    Sharma SK; Nambiar D; Sankar H; Joseph J; Surendran S; Benny G, 2022, 'Decomposing socioeconomic inequality in blood pressure and blood glucose testing: evidence from four districts in Kerala, India', International Journal for Equity in Health, 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-022-01737-x
    Journal articles | 2022
    Solar O; Valentine N; Castedo A; Brandt GS; Sathyandran J; Ahmed Z; Cheh P; Callon E; Porritt F; Espinosa I; Fortune K; Kubota S; Elliott E; David AJ; Bigdeli M; Hachri H; Bodenmann P; Morisod K; Biehl M; Nambiar D; Williams C; Allen J; Goldblatt P; Placella E; Marmot M; Rasanathan K, 2022, 'Action on the social determinants for advancing health equity in the time of COVID-19: perspectives of actors engaged in a WHO Special Initiative', International Journal for Equity in Health, 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-022-01798-y
    Journal articles | 2022
    Srivastava S; Nambiar D, 2022, 'Pivoting from systems “thinking” to systems “doing” in health systems—Documenting stakeholder perspectives from Southeast Asia', Frontiers in Public Health, 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2022.910055
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dodd R; Palagyi A; Jan S; Abdel-All M; Nambiar D; Madhira P; Balane C; Tian M; Joshi R; Abimbola S; Peiris D, 2021, 'Organisation of primary health care systems in low- and middle-income countries: Review of evidence on what works and why in the Asia-Pacific region', BMJ Global Health, 4, pp. e001487, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001487
    Journal articles | 2021
    Joseph J; Hari Sankar D; Nambiar D, 2021, 'The burden of mental health illnesses in Kerala: a secondary analysis of reported data from 2002 to 2018', BMC Public Health, 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-12289-0
    Journal articles | 2021
    Joseph J; Sankar HD; Nambiar D, 2021, 'Empanelment of health care facilities under Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) in India', PLoS ONE, 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0251814
    Journal articles | 2021
    Miller R; Wafula F; Onoka CA; Saligram P; Musiega A; Ogira D; Okpani I; Ejughemre U; Murthy S; Garimella S; Sanderson M; Ettelt S; Allen P; Nambiar D; Salam A; Kweyu E; Hanson K; Goodman C, 2021, 'When technology precedes regulation: The challenges and opportunities of e-pharmacy in low-income and middle-income countries', BMJ Global Health, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2021-005405
    Journal articles | 2021
    Moola S; Bhaumik S; Nambiar D, 2021, 'Mid-level health providers for primary healthcare: A rapid evidence synthesis', F1000Research, 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.24279.2
    Journal articles | 2021
    Moola S; Gudi N; Nambiar D; Dumka N; Ahmed T; Sonawane IR; Kotwal A, 2021, 'A rapid review of evidence on the determinants of and strategies for COVID-19 vaccine acceptance in low- and middle-income countries', Journal of Global Health, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.7189/JOGH.11.05027
    Journal articles | 2021
    Nambiar D; Benny G, 2021, 'Telephony and trade-offs in fieldwork with the 'unreached': On the conduct of telephonic interviews with indigenous study participants in southern India', BMJ Global Health, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2021-006261
    Journal articles | 2021
    Negi J; Nambiar D, 2021, 'Intersectional social-economic inequalities in breast cancer screening in India: analysis of the National Family Health Survey', BMC Women's Health, 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12905-021-01464-5
    Journal articles | 2021
    Rajbangshi PR; Nambiar D; Srivastava A, 2021, 'Community health workers: challenges and vulnerabilities of Accredited Social Health Activists working in conflict-affected settings in the state of Assam, India', BMC Health Services Research, 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-021-06780-y
    Journal articles | 2021
    Rios Quituizaca P; Gatica-Domínguez G; Nambiar D; Ferreira Santos JL; Brück S; Vidaletti Ruas L; Barros AJD, 2021, 'National and subnational coverage and inequalities in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and sanitary health interventions in Ecuador: a comparative study between 1994 and 2012', International Journal for Equity in Health, 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-020-01359-1
    Journal articles | 2021
    Seiglie JA; Nambiar D; Beran D; Miranda JJ, 2021, 'To tackle diabetes, science and health systems must take into account social context', Nature Medicine, 27, pp. 193 - 195, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41591-021-01231-x
    Journal articles | 2021
    2021, 'Organisation of primary health care in the Asia-Pacific region: Developing a prioritised research agenda', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001467
    Journal articles | 2020
    Benny G; Sankar H; Nambiar D, 2020, 'Understanding women’s leadership in health sector; findings of a qualitative study in Kerala, India', European Journal of Public Health, 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckaa165.167
    Journal articles | 2020
    Bhaumik S; Moola S; Tyagi J; Nambiar D; Kakoti M, 2020, 'Community health workers for pandemic response: A rapid evidence synthesis', BMJ Global Health, 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2020-002769
    Journal articles | 2020
    Bhaumik S; Moola S; Tyagi J; Nambiar D; Kakoti M, 2020, 'Community health workers for pandemic response: a rapid evidence synthesis', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2020.04.28.20082586
    Journal articles | 2020
    Gupta M; Rahman A; Dutta NC; Hossain MS; Nambiar D; Parveen S; Ivers R; Jagnoor J, 2020, 'Gender Equity and Norms in Health Programs: Learnings from a Drowning Reduction Program in Bangladesh', , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-29981/v1
    Journal articles | 2020
    Gupta M; Rahman A; Dutta NC; Hossain MS; Nambiar D; Parveen S; Ivers R; Jagnoor J, 2020, 'Gender equity and norms in health programs: learnings from a drowning reduction program in Bangladesh', , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-36947/v1
    Journal articles | 2020
    Gupta M; Rahman A; Dutta NC; Hossain MS; Nambiar D; Parveen S; Ivers R; Jagnoor J, 2020, 'Impact of a rural drowning reduction programme in Bangladesh on gender equity, norms and behaviour: A mixed-method analysis', BMJ Open, 10, pp. e041065, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-041065
    Journal articles | 2020
    Gupta M; Rahman A; Dutta NC; Nambiar D; Ivers R; Jagnoor J, 2020, 'Opportunities for gender transformative approaches in a community-based drowning reduction program in Bangladesh', International Journal for Equity in Health, 19, pp. 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-020-01226-z
    Journal articles | 2020
    Gupta M; Rahman A; Dutta NC; Nambiar D; Ivers R; Jagnoor J, 2020, '­­­Opportunities for gender transformative approaches in a community-based drowning reduction program in Bangladesh', , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-17050/v1
    Journal articles | 2020
    Joseph J; Sankar H; Nambiar D, 2020, 'Burden of mental health disability in Kerala: A secondary time trend analysis from 2002 to 2018', European Journal of Public Health, 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckaa166.1073
    Journal articles | 2020
    Mathew B; Nambiar D, 2020, 'Understanding the Experiences of Health Care–Seeking Migrants in Delhi: Trajectories and Challenges', Qualitative Health Research, 30, pp. 1710 - 1722, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049732320921374
    Journal articles | 2020
    Moola S; Bhaumik S; Nambiar D, 2020, 'Mid-level health providers for primary healthcare: a rapid evidence synthesis', F1000Research, 9, pp. 616 - 616, http://dx.doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.24279.1
    Journal articles | 2020
    Nambiar D; Bhaumik S; Pal A; Ved R, 2020, 'Assessing cardiovascular disease risk factor screening inequalities in India using Lot Quality Assurance Sampling', BMC Health Services Research, 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-020-05914-y
    Journal articles | 2020
    Nambiar D; Hari Sankar D; Negi J; Nair A; Sadanandan R, 2020, 'Monitoring universal health coverage reforms in primary health care facilities: Creating a framework, selecting and fieldtesting indicators in Kerala, India', PLoS ONE, 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0236169
    Journal articles | 2020
    Nambiar D; Sankar H; Negi J; Nair A; Sadanandan R, 2020, 'Field-testing of primary health-care indicators, india', Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 98, pp. 747 - 753, http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.249565
    Journal articles | 2020
    Nambiar D, 2020, 'Social determinants of health among urban homeless in Delhi, India', European Journal of Public Health, 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckaa166.329
    Journal articles | 2020
    Negi J; Nambiar D, 2020, 'Tracking the progress of primary care reforms in Kerala India: Findings from a baseline assessment', European Journal of Public Health, 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckaa166.519
    Journal articles | 2020
    Negi J; Sankar H; Nair AB; Nambiar D, 2020, 'Intersecting gender inequalities in non-communicable disease risk factors in Kerala: A primary study', European Journal of Public Health, 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckaa166.1103
    Journal articles | 2020
    Rajbangshi PR; Nambiar D, 2020, '"who will stand up for us?" the social determinants of health of women tea plantation workers in India', International Journal for Equity in Health, 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-020-1147-3
    Journal articles | 2020
    Rios-Quituizaca P; Gatica-Dominguez G; Santos JF; Nambiar D; Bruck S; Vidaletti L; Barros A, 2020, 'Coverage and inequalities in health interventions in Ecuador 1994- 2012', European Journal of Public Health, 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckaa166.291
    Journal articles | 2019
    Desai S; Shuka A; Nambiar D; Ved R, 2019, 'Patterns of hysterectomy in India: a national and state-level analysis of the Fourth National Family Health Survey (2015–2016)', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 126, pp. 72 - 80, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.15858
    Journal articles | 2019
    Nambiar D; Mishra A, 2019, '‘A light inside a pot’: Sites and sources of power emerging from an ethnography of traditional healing in South India', Global Public Health, 14, pp. 515 - 527, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17441692.2018.1564349
    Journal articles | 2019
    Nambiar D; Rajbhandary R; Koller TS; Hosseinpoor AR, 2019, 'Building capacity for health equity analysis in the WHO South-East Asia Region', WHO South-East Asia journal of public health, 8, pp. 4 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2224-3151.255342
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ryan MS; Nambiar D; Ferguson L, 2019, 'Sex work-related stigma: Experiential, symbolic and structural forms in the health systems of Delhi, India', Social Science and Medicine, 228, pp. 85 - 92, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.02.052
    Journal articles | 2019
    Storeng KT; Abimbola S; Balabanova D; Mccoy D; Ridde V; Filippi V; Roalkvam S; Akello G; Parker M; Palmer J; Abejirinde I; Abimbola S; Adebiyi B; Affun-Adegbulu C; Ahlgren JA; Ahmad A; Akello G; Al-Awlaqi S; Aloys Z; Amul GG; Arthur J; Asaduzzaman M; Asgedom AA; Assarag B; Atchessi N; Atkins S; Badejo O; Baeroe K; Molleh B; Balabanova D; Bazzano A; Behague DP; Beisel U; Belaid L; Bernays S; Bhuiyan S; Biermann O; Birungi H; Blanchet K; Blystad A; Bodson O; Bonnet E; Bose S; Bozorgmehr K; Brear M; Burgess R; Byskov J; Carillon S; Cavallaro FL; Chabeda S; Chandler C; Chapman R; Chikuse FF; Chinwe JI; Cislaghi B; Closser S; Colvin CJ; Cresswell J; da Cunha Saddi F; Daire J; Dalglish S; de Brouwere V; de Sardan J-PO; Delvaux T; Desgrees du Lou A; Diallo BA; Diarra A; Dixon J; Doherty T; Dumont A; Eboreime E; Engelbrecht B; Erikson S; Faye A; Filippi V; Fischer S; Fournet F; Fox AM; Francis JM; Gautier L; George A; Gilson L; Gimbel S; Glenn J; Gopinathan U; Gordeev VS; Gradmann C; Graham JE; Gram L; Greco G; Grepin K; Guichard A; Gupta PT; Guzman V; Haaland MES; Haggblom A; Hagopian A; Hammarberg K; Handschumacher P; Hann K; Hasselberg M; Hawkes S; Howard N; Hurtig A-K; Hussain S; Hutchinson E; Idoteyin E; Infanti JJ; Irwin R; Islam S; Joarder T; John P; Johnson E; Johri M; Justice J; Kabore C; Kadio K; Kamwa M; Kelly AH; Kenworthy N; Kittelsen S; Kloster MO; Kocsis E; Koon A; Kumar P; Lal A; Lange I; Lanthorn H; Lees S; Lexchin J; Lie AL; Limenih G; Litwin-Davies I; Lodda CC; Lonnroth K; Manton J; Manzi A; Manzoor M; Marchal B; Marten R; Matsui M; Mbewe A; Mc Sween-Cadieux E; McGoey L; McNeill D; Mendenhall E; Mendez CA; Mirzoev T; Mohammed S; Moland KM; Molyneux S; Mumtaz Z; Murray SF; Nambiar D; Nelson E; Nieto-Sanchez C; Norheim OF; Nouvet E; Obare F; Okungu V; Onarheim KH; Ostebo MT; Ouattara F; Ozawa S; Pai M; Paina L; Palmer J; Parashar R; Parker M; Paul E; Peeters K; Pennetier C; Penn-Kekana L; Peters D; Pfeiffer J; Pot H; Prashanth NS; Preston R; Puyvallee ADB; Rahmalia A; Reid-Henry S; Ridde V; Roalkvam S; Rodriguez DC; Ronse M; Sacks E; Samb OM; Sanders D; Sarkar N; Sarriot E; Scheel IB; Schwarz T; Scott K; Seeley J; Seward N; Shannon G; Shearer J; Shelley K; Sherr K; Shiffman J; Simard F; Singh NS; Soors W; Springer RA; Storeng KT; Strong A; Sundby J; Taylor S; Tetui M; Topp SM; Tsofa B; Turcotte-Tremblay A-M; Undie C-C; Van Belle S; Van Heteren G; van Rensburg AJ; Sriram V; Venkatapuram S; Wagenaar BH; Wallace L; Walugembe DR; Wariri O; Whiteside AOBE; Yakob B; Zakayo S; Zitti T; Zwi A, 2019, 'Action to protect the independence and integrity of global health research', BMJ GLOBAL HEALTH, 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001746
    Journal articles | 2018
    Adams AM; Nambiar D; Siddiqi S; Alam BB; Reddy S, 2018, 'Advancing universal health coverage in South Asian cities: A framework', BMJ (Online), 363, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k4905
    Journal articles | 2018
    Boerma T; Requejo J; Victora CG; Amouzou A; George A; Agyepong I; Barroso C; Barros AJD; Bhutta ZA; Black RE; Borghi J; Buse K; Aguirre LC; Chopra M; Chou D; Chu Y; Claeson M; Daelmans B; Davis A; DeJong J; Diaz T; El Arifeen S; Ewerling F; Fox M; Gillespie S; Grove J; Guenther T; Haakenstad A; Hosseinpoor AR; Hounton S; Huicho L; Jacobs T; Jiwani S; Keita Y; Khosla R; Kruk ME; Kuo T; Kyobutungi C; Langer A; Lawn JE; Leslie H; Liang M; Maliqi B; Manu A; Masanja H; Marchant T; Menon P; Moran AC; Mujica OJ; Nambiar D; Ohiri K; Park LA; Patton GC; Peterson S; Piwoz E; Rasanathan K; Raj A; Ronsmans C; Saad-Haddad G; Sabin ML; Sanders D; Sawyer SM; da Silva ICM; Singh NS; Somers K; Spiegel P; Tappis H; Temmerman M; Vaz LME; Ved RR; Vidaletti LP; Waiswa P; Wehrmeister FC; Weiss W; You D; Zaidi S, 2018, 'Countdown to 2030: tracking progress towards universal coverage for reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health', The Lancet, 391, pp. 1538 - 1548, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30104-1
    Journal articles | 2018
    Hosseinpoor AR; Nambiar D; Schlotheuber A, 2018, 'Monitoring health inequality in Indonesia', Global Health Action, 11, pp. 3 - 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/16549716.2018.1475041
    Journal articles | 2018
    Hosseinpoor AR; Nambiar D; Suparmi ; Kusumawardani N, 2018, 'Data source mapping: an essential step for health inequality monitoring', Global Health Action, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/16549716.2018.1456743
    Journal articles | 2018
    Hosseinpoor AR; Nambiar D; Tawilah J; Schlotheuber A; Briot B; Bateman M; Davey T; Kusumawardani N; Myint T; Nuryetty MT; Prasetyo S; Suparmi ; Floranita R, 2018, 'Capacity building for health inequality monitoring in Indonesia: enhancing the equity orientation of country health information system', Global Health Action, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/16549716.2017.1419739
    Journal articles | 2018
    Hosseinpoor AR; Schlotheuber A; Nambiar D; Ross Z, 2018, 'Health Equity Assessment Toolkit Plus (HEAT Plus): software for exploring and comparing health inequalities using uploaded datasets', Global Health Action, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/16549716.2018.1440783
    Journal articles | 2018
    Mishra A; Nambiar D; Madhavan H, 2018, 'The making of ‘Local health traditions’ in India revitalisation or marginalisation?', Economic and Political Weekly, 53, pp. 41 - 49
    Journal articles | 2018
    Mishra A; Nambiar D, 2018, 'On the unraveling of 'revitalization of local health traditions' in India: An ethnographic inquiry 16 Studies in Human Society 1605 Policy and Administration Stephanie Topp, Kerry Scott, Jo Hanefeld, Karen Daniels', International Journal for Equity in Health, 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-018-0890-1
    Journal articles | 2018
    Nambiar D; Dasgupta R; Sundararaman T; Ganesan P; Gupta S, 2018, 'Reflections on Participation and Knowledge-Making as Part of India’s National Urban Health Mission Technical Resource Group Recommendation Exercise', International Journal of Health Services, 48, pp. 380 - 399, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0020731416661496
    Journal articles | 2018
    Sharma J; Leslie HH; Regan M; Nambiar D; Kruk ME, 2018, 'Can India's primary care facilities deliver? A cross-sectional assessment of the Indian public health system's capacity for basic delivery and newborn services', BMJ Open, 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020532
    Journal articles | 2018
    Suparmi ; Kusumawardani N; Nambiar D; Trihono ; Hosseinpoor AR, 2018, 'Subnational regional inequality in the public health development index in Indonesia', Global Health Action, 11, pp. 41 - 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/16549716.2018.1500133
    Journal articles | 2017
    Nambiar D; Mander H, 2017, 'Inverse care and the role of the state: The health of the urban poor', Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 95, pp. 152 - 153, http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.179325
    Journal articles | 2017
    Nambiar D; Razzak J; Afsana K; Adams AM; Hasan A; Mohan D; Patel V, 2017, 'Mental illness and injuries: Emerging health challenges of urbanisation in South Asia', BMJ (Online), 357, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j1126
    Journal articles | 2017
    Rajbangshi PR; Nambiar D; Choudhury N; Rao KD, 2017, 'Rural recruitment and retention of health workers across cadres and types of contract in north-east India: A qualitative study', WHO South-East Asia journal of public health, 6, pp. 51 - 59, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2224-3151.213792
    Journal articles | 2016
    Daniels K; Loewenson R; George A; Howard N; Koleva G; Lewin S; Marchal B; Nambiar D; Paina L; Sacks E; Sheikh K; Tetui M; Theobold S; Topp SM; Zwi AB, 2016, 'Fair publication of qualitative research in health systems: a call by health policy and systems researchers', International Journal for Equity in Health, 15, pp. 98, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-016-0368-y
    Journal articles | 2016
    Hosseinpoor AR; Nambiar D; Schlotheuber A; Reidpath D; Ross Z, 2016, 'Health Equity Assessment Toolkit (HEAT): Software for exploring and comparing health inequalities in countries', BMC Medical Research Methodology, 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12874-016-0229-9
    Journal articles | 2016
    Josyula KL; Sheikh K; Nambiar D; Narayan VV; Sathyanarayana TN; Porter JDH, 2016, '“Getting the water-carrier to light the lamps”: Discrepant role perceptions of traditional, complementary, and alternative medical practitioners in government health facilities in India', Social Science and Medicine, 166, pp. 214 - 222, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.08.038
    Journal articles | 2016
    Nambiar D; Sheikh K, 2016, 'How a technical agency helped scale up a community health worker program: An exploratory study in Chhattisgarh State, India', Health Systems and Reform, 2, pp. 123 - 134, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23288604.2016.1148802
    Journal articles | 2015
    Lakshmi JK; Nambiar D; Narayan V; Sathyanarayana TN; Porter J; Sheikh K, 2015, 'Cultural consonance, constructions of science and co-existence: A review of the integration of traditional, complementary and alternative medicine in low- and middle-income countries', Health Policy and Planning, 30, pp. 1067 - 1077, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czu096
    Journal articles | 2015
    Nambiar D; Muralidharan A; Garg S; Daruwalla N; Ganesan P, 2015, 'Analysing implementer narratives on addressing health inequity through convergent action on the social determinants of health in India', International Journal for Equity in Health, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-015-0267-7
    Journal articles | 2015
    Nambiar D; Narayan VV; Josyula LK; Porter JDH; Sathyanarayana TN; Sheikh K, 2015, 'Experiences and meanings of integration of TCAM (Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medical) providers in three indian states: Results from a cross-sectional, qualitative implementation research study', BMJ Open, 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005203
    Journal articles | 2015
    Nambiar D; Sheikh K, 2015, 'How a Technical Agency Helped Scale Up Community Action in Health: An Exploratory Study in Chhattisgarh State, India', Health Systems & Reform, pp. 00 - 00, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23288604.2015.1099595
    Journal articles | 2014
    Nambiar D; Narayan VV; Josyula LK, 2014, 'Experiences and meanings of integration of TCAM (Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medical) providers in three Indian states: results from a cross-sectional, qualitative implementation research study (vol 4, e005203, 2014)', BMJ OPEN, 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005203corr1
    Journal articles | 2013
    Nambiar D; Nguyen MH; Giang LM; Hirsch J; Parker RG, 2013, 'Tabula diptycha: Differential HIV knowledge, stigma and intended behavioural outcomes amongst visitors at Vietnam's Pain and Hope exhibition', Global Public Health, 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17441692.2012.719533
    Journal articles | 2013
    Nambiar D, 2013, 'India's "tryst" with universal health coverage: Reflections onethnography in Indian health policymaking', Social Science and Medicine, 99, pp. 135 - 142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.08.022
    Journal articles | 2012
    Josyula LK; Sheikh K; Sathyanarayana TN; Nambiar D; Narayan V; Porter J, 2012, 'Engaging traditional, complementary and alternative health providers for essential health service delivery in India: a policy analysis', BMC Proceedings, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1753-6561-6-s5-o31
    Journal articles | 2012
    Nambiar D; Rimal RN, 2012, 'Duty and destiny: Psychometric properties and correlates of HIV-related stigma among youth NGO workers in Delhi, India', AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, 24, pp. 1384 - 1391, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2011.648597
    Journal articles | 2012
    Nambiar D; Saligram P; Sheikh K, 2012, 'Does ‘giving’ influence governance? Application of a framework describing the role of private philanthropy in Indian national health priority setting', BMC Proceedings, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1753-6561-6-s5-p5
    Journal articles | 2012
    Nambiar D; Sheikh K; Verma N, 2012, 'Scale-up of community action for health: lessons from a realistic evaluation of the Mitanin program in Chhattisgarh, India', BMC Proceedings, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1753-6561-6-s5-o26
    Journal articles | 2012
    Nambiar D, 2012, 'A comparison of data sources and models to project HRH needs in India: lessons from the universal health coverage planning process', BMC Proceedings, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1753-6561-6-s5-p11
    Journal articles | 2012
    Nambiar D, 2012, 'HIV-related stigma and NGO-isation in India: A historico-empirical analysis', Sociology of Health and Illness, 34, pp. 714 - 729, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9566.2011.01428.x
    Journal articles | 2011
    Nambiar D; Ramakrishnan V; Kumar P; Varma R; Balaji N; Rajendran J; Jhona L; Chandrasekar C; Gere D, 2011, 'Knowledge, stigma, and behavioral outcomes among antiretroviral therapy patients exposed to Nalamdana's radio and theater program in Tamil Nadu, India', AIDS Education and Prevention, 23, pp. 351 - 366, http://dx.doi.org/10.1521/aeap.2011.23.4.351
    Journal articles | 2011
    Nambiar D, 2011, 'Building ethical solidarity between public health & the press against HIV/AIDS-related stigma.', Indian J Med Res, 134, pp. 124 - 127, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21808146
    Journal articles | 2011
    Nambiar D, 2011, 'Building ethical solidarity between public health & the press against HIV/AIDS-related stigma', Indian Journal of Medical Research, 134, pp. 124 - 127
    Journal articles | 2011
    Nambiar D, 2011, 'Performance incentives for global health: Potential and pitfalls', Global Public Health, 6, pp. 106 - 109, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17441692.2010.514616
    Journal articles | 2011
    Sheikh K; Nambiar D, 2011, 'Government policies for traditional, complementary and alternative medical services in India: From assimilation to integration?', National Medical Journal of India, 24, pp. 245 - 246
    Journal articles | 2011
    Stone CA; Siril H; Nampanda E; Garcia ME; Tito J; Nambiar D; Chalamilla G; Kaaya SF, 2011, '"i didn't know that..." patient perceptions of print information, education, and communication related to HIV/AIDS treatment', Tanzania Journal of Health Research, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/thrb.v13i2.56112
    Journal articles | 2006
    Sood S; Nambiar D, 2006, 'Comparative cost-effectiveness of the components of a behavior change communication campaign on HIV/AIDS in North India', Journal of Health Communication, 11, pp. 143 - 162, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10810730600974837
  • Preprints | 2023
    Joseph J; Sankar H; Sharma SK; Nambiar D, 2023, Sex differences in disease burden, utilization, and expenditure on Primary Health Care Services: Findings from a baseline study in Kerala, India, , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-3404039/v1
    Preprints | 2022
    Nambiar D; Benny G; Sankar H, 2022, Bargaining with patriarchy through the life course: obstacles faced (and overcome) by women leaders in Kerala’s health sector, , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-1620702/v1
    Conference Posters | 2022
    Tyagi J; Kakoti M; Gudi N; Moola S; Nambiar D; Bhaumik S, 2022, '70:poster Health systems interventions for decreasing neonatal mortality in India: an overview of systematic reviews', presented at Abstracts of the 13th International Society for Priorities in Health Conference, Bergen, Norway, 28–30 April 2022, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2022-isph.57
    Preprints | 2020
    Rajbangshi PR; Nambiar D; Srivast A, 2020, Community Health Workers: Challenges and Vulnerabilities of Accredited Social Health Activists Working in Conflict-affected Settings in the State of Assam, India, , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-130225/v1
    Preprints | 2020
    Rajbangshi PR; Nambiar D; Srivast A, 2020, Community health workers in India: Challenges and vulnerabilities of Accredited Social Health Activists working in conflict-affected settings in the state of Assam, India, , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-108201/v1
    Conference Presentations | 2018
    Palagyi A; Dodd R; Jan S; Balane C; Abdell-All M; Nambiar D; Madira P; Joshi R; Abimbola S; Praveen D; Prinja S; Pan C; Liu Y; Tian M; Peiris D, 2018, 'Organisation and Financing of Primary Health Care: Evidence Gaps and Research Priorities in Low- and Middle-income Countries of the Asia-Pacific Region', presented at 5th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, Liverpool, UK, 08 October 2018 - 12 October 2018
    Preprints |
    Rios-Quituizaca PB; Gatica-Domínguez G; Nambiar D; Ferreira Santos JL; Barros A, Ethnic Inequalities in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Interventions in Ecuador: A Study of the 2004 and 2012 National Surveys, , http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3928511