, Mumbai campus
M.D. (PSM) (Mumbai University), M. Sc. International Health Policy (LSE, UK), M.B.B.S (Mumbai University)
Dr. Kanchan Mukherjee is a Professor at the Centre for Health Policy, Planning and Management in the School of Health Systems Studies. Prof. Mukherjee completed his MBBS from Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai and MD in Preventive and Social Medicine (PSM) from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and Sion Hospital, Mumbai. He also has specialization in Public Health (gold medalist), Health Policy and Health Economics. He completed a Fogarty Postdoctoral Fellowship (2003) from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA, USA) in HIV/AIDS research and MSc. in International Health Policy (2008) with distinction in Health Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE, UK). He has been a recipient of many awards and international fellowships. He was also a visiting faculty at the Karolinska Institute (Sweden) and the University of Liverpool (UK).
Prof. Mukherjee has 20 years of teaching and research experience, and over 60 publications in the fields of public health, health systems and policy analysis, economic evaluation, Health Technology Assessment (HTA), urban health, HIV and non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
He is a member of the GBD collaborator network, Global Consortium on Public Health Research, International Society of Infectious Dissease, HTAi Asia Policy Forum, HTAsiaLink and a faculty expert with the Dept. of Health Research (Government of India) for training scientists in evidence-informed policy making and writing policy briefs.
He is an editorial board member of six international journals.
Prof. Mukherjee has been invited as a plenary speaker and expert to many international conferences and meetings in the USA, UK, Germany, Sweden, Iran, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Bangladesh as well as within India.
UHC interview at the Imperial College, London: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScyTJJms7I8
Publications listed in The World Health Organization Global Research COVID-19 Database:
ORCID profile: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3291-9172
Currently guiding three PhD students
Two M.Phil and three PhD students have graduated under his guidance
Guided over 80 students in the Masters programme at TISS
Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of population-based cervical cancer screening in low and middle-income countries - A Systematic Review (Title registered with Cochrane and Campbell).
2. Situation assessment for STI/HIV/AIDS prevention and care for Nepali migrants and their families
in Mumbai and Thane.
3. Public Health Workforce in Maharashtra: An Assessment.
4. Need Assessment study for reducing vulnerability to STI/HIV among Nepali migrants in Mumbai
Published Articles/Book chapters (in chronological order):
Mukherjee K. (May 2020) COVID-19 and lockdown: Insights from Mumbai. Indian J Public Health. June 2020;64:S168-71. doi: 10.4103/ijph.IJPH_508_20. Available from: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32496249/
Mukherjee K. Use of Off Label medicines in India: Implications for Policy and Practice. The Dialogue; August 2017. Available from: http://www.thedialogue.co/use-off-label-medicines-india-implications-policy-practice/
Completed Research and Training Projects:
1. Study to understand prevalence of early and child marriage in Turbhe slums, Navi Mumbai.
Funding agency: American Jewish World Service.
2, Assessment of tobacco consumption and cessation in an urban slum in Navi Mumbai.
Funding agency: TISS Research Council
3. Malnutrition in under- 5 children in Turbhe stores slums, Navi Mumbai.
Funding Agency: TISS Research Council.
4. Migration, Mobility and HIV: Assessing the Patterns and Drivers of Migration/ Mobility of Male Migrants and Examining the links with HIV Risk.
Funding Agency: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
5. Visceral Leishmaniasis Treatment in India: Policy Implications for Action.
Funding Agency: World Health Organization
6. Evaluation of NGOs in World Bank assisted Cataract Blindness Control Project in states of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
Funding agency: Ministry of health and Family Welfare, Ophthalmology division, Government of India.
7. Developing clinical indicators for improving hospital performance among secondary referral system in Maharashtra.
Funding agency: World Bank
8. Coordinator for training programme for hospital administrators from Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh Health Systems development Project.
9. Review of Professional Development Course in Management, Public Health and Health Sector Reform.
Funding agency: European Union
Completed Field Action Projects:
1. Targeted Intervention for HIV/AIDS among slum population.
Funding agency: AVERT Society, Maharashtra.
2. In-school adolescent reproductive health project under Kalyan-Dombivili Municipal Corporation.
Funding agency : UNFPA.
3. Nepal India Safe Migration Initiative for reducing vulnerability to STI/HIV among Nepali migrants in Mumbai.
Funding agency : USAID through FHI.
4. A Targeted Intervention for reducing vulnerability to STI/HI among sex workers and their clients in Turbhe Stores, Mumbai.
Funding Agency : Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation through FHI.
5. SATHI Sure start project on Maternal and Neonatal Health.
Funding Agency: PATH and NMMC
6. SATHI Field Action Project for Community Capacity Development in Turbhe stores, New Mumbai.
Founding Programme Convenor:
MPH in Health Policy, Economics and Finance [MPH (HPEF)]
Courses Designed and Developed:
For M.Phil students:
1. Policy Analysis for Health
For Masters students:
Centre for Health Policy, Planning and Management (CHPPM)
School of Health Systems Studies (SHSS)
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
V. N. Purav Marg
Mumbai - 400088
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