Articles by Prashanth NS

Prashanth NS is chair of the EV governance team and IPH Bangalore staff member.

Emerging Voices for Global Health are all set for Vancouver!

Posted in articles by , , , and on October 21, 2015

It’s over a year now since the third global symposium on health systems research took place in Cape Town. At the symposium, the science and practice of people-centred health systems took center stage. Almost 2000 participants represented 125 countries in Cape Town, so it clearly was a global conference. The 2014 edition … Read more »

Modi-fying India’s health: Health in the times of India’s new prime minister

Posted in articles by and on June 5, 2015

These are interesting times in India, no doubt. Our new prime minister, Narendra Modi is ensuring that India’s global reputation as a progressive, multi-cultural and multi-ethnic society with a rich history is not tarnished by several recent reports of sexual violence on women or inter-religious conflict. Immediately after assuming office … Read more »


Posted in articles by on March 18, 2015

    “Borders I have never seen one. But I have heard they exist in the minds of some people”  (Thor Heyrdahl )   An ecologist friend of mine sent me a paper from the mid-80s titled What is conservation biology by Michale E Soulé that sought to build (rather define) the (then) emerging discipline of conservation biology. Soulé … Read more »