The UCL Centre for Global Health Economics

Dr. (CMA) Rajesh Sinha

Rajesh is a Fellow from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore and a Fellow Cost & Management Accountant (FCMA) from The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI). He has done his post-graduation in health economics and health finance and brings with himself experience of sixteen years of working with development sector including 10 years of working in the areas of health and nutrition. His research is focussed on economic evaluations of maternal and child health and nutrition. Additionally, he has also conducted studies on publicly financed health insurance, health system financing and burden of out-of-pocket health expenditure in India.

Selected Papers

Effect of participatory women’s groups facilitated by Accredited Social Health Activists on birth outcomes in rural eastern India: a cluster-randomised controlled trial. (2016)

Are village health sanitation and nutrition committees fulfilling their roles for decentralised health planning and action? A mixed methods study from rural eastern India. (2016)

Participatory women’s groups and counselling through home visits to improve child growth in rural eastern India: protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial. (2015)

Determinants of Out-Of-Pocket and Catastrophic Health Expenditure: A Cross-sectional Assessment. (2015)

Out-Of-Pocket and Catastrophic Health Expenditure: A Cross-sectional Assessment of a Rural District of the state of Jharkhand. (2015)

Collecting and Analysing Cost Data for Complex Public Health Trials: Reflections on Practice (2014)

Assessing Impact of India’s National Health Insurance Scheme (RSBY): Is There Any Evidence of Increased Health Care Utilisation? (2014)

Why Food Security Should Get Precedence Over TFA in India. (2014)

The equity impact of participatory women’s groups to reduce neonatal mortality in India: secondary analysis of a cluster-randomised trial. (2013)

Sustainability and replicability of improvements in neonatal survival following participatory learning and action cycles with women’s groups: a prospective study from rural eastern India.(2013)

Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Health Care Intervention: The Emerging Role of CMAs. (2013)

Community mobilisation with women’s groups facilitated by Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) to improve maternal and newborn health in underserved areas of Jharkhand and Odisha: study protocol for a cRCT. (2011)

Explaining the impact of a women’s group led community mobilisation intervention on maternal and newborn health outcomes: The Ekjut trial process evaluation. (2010)

Effect of a participatory intervention with women’s groups on birth outcomes and maternal depression in Jharkhand and Odisha, India: a cluster-randomised controlled trial. (2010)