Articles by Upasona Ghosh

Upasona Ghosh is a social anthropologist working in the field of public health and climate change. She’s currently working as a social science researcher at the IIHMR University, in Jaipur, India.

‘Health for All’ – Reaching the Remote in the Indian Sundarbans

Posted in articles by on February 1, 2018

Forty years after the well-intentioned Alma Ata Declaration (1978), ‘Health for All’ remains a distant goal. This is particularly so for populations living in vulnerable parts of the world – conflict areas, prone to natural disasters, or geographically remote and vulnerable areas such as the Sundarbans in India. How does … Read more »

People-centeredness of a resilient health system – an illustration and few questions for the forthcoming HSR symposium 2016

Posted in articles by on October 28, 2016

Very soon a number of health system and policy researchers and practitioners, civil society, academia and policy makers from around the world will gather in Vancouver, Canada for the Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR). The build-up to this biennial conference shows that there is considerable excitement and … Read more »

Climate Negotiations: From Global to Local – the Sundarbans

Posted in articles by on June 12, 2015

All nations are currently working (hard, we hope) towards a new global climate change agreement which will hopefully materialize at the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), in December this year. France will host COP 21, which is … Read more »