Panel discussion on National Health Policy
A Panel Discussion on the theme ‘National Health Policy’ in memory of Professor PGK Panikar and Professor TN Krishnan, founding fathers and former Directors of the CDS was held in the Joan Robinson Hall on 2 May, 2018.
Professor Sunil Mani, Director CDS outlined in detail the contributions of Prof Panikar and Prof Krishnan and pointed out that health policy was one of the important areas of interest for both of them. He said that the theme on ‘National Health Policy’ was specially chosen for discussion on this occasion.
Professor Mani then welcomed the panelists comprising of Professor Gita Sen, Public Health Foundation of India who chaired the session and others members of the panel comprising of Dr Suneeta Krishan from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Professor V. Ramankutty, Achuta Menon Centre, SCTIMST and Professor Udaya Sankar Mishra, CDS.
The discussion was followed by a lively interactive session from the audience.