Partnering to

Strengthen the

Indian Health



Strengthen India’s health system through collaborative research.


Build and provide an interdisciplinary platform for collaborative research to generate evidence for policy interventions on challenges confronting the country’s health system within the national and global context and to strengthen capacity for health systems research.


We conduct collaborative and interdisciplinary health systems research to generate evidence on issues that are pertinent to health policy making in India.

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Capacity Building

Our continued commitment towards nurturing new talent sets us apart. We build and strengthen the technical capacity of researchers.

Policy Engagement

We facilitate engagement between researchers, health systems, decisionmakers and the agents of change in the public health sector to ensure that the research agenda is aligned to policy requirements.

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Research Partners

New Delhi


Health Systems Financing

Economic Costing of Health and Wellness Centres under Ayushman Bharat: A case study of Gujrat

Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi
Indian Institute of Public health, Gandhinagar

Service Delivery

Innovation in Primary Healthcare in India

IPH Swasthya Pvt. Ltd.

Indian School of Business, Mohali

Health Systems Financing

Financing Novel Diabetes Prevention Management Models

Indian School of Business, Mohali
Institute of Public Health, Bangalore

Service Delivery

Innovations in Primary Healthcare in India: Cases of Tamil Nadu and Haryana

Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai
O.P. Jindal University, Sonipat

Health Systems Financing

Process Evaluation of Publicly Funded Health Insurance Scheme in India

Indian Institute of Public Health, Bhubaneshwar
Institute of Public Health, Bangalore


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On-going Research​


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“IHSC hopes to bridge the research-policy-practice triad. Health system researchers of all hues may find this platform exciting to network, ideate, collaborate and involve in generating evidence and in improving the country’s health system. Let us join hands.”

A. Venkat Raman Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi

“IHSC’s uniqueness is its promise to address research areas that get overlooked. Collaboration and cooperation determine topic selection, research and sharing of results. IHSC provides a platform to generate evidence that can be used to positively impact health system reforms.”

Indrani Gupta Professor and Head, Health Policy Research Unit, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi

"IHSC is a home for young and experienced researcher minds to join hands for ideating about India's Health System, listen and be heard and together strive for better health, better tomorrow."

Indranil Mukhopadhyay Associate Professor at School of Government and Public Policy, Jindal Global University

“IHSC will provide opportunities for constructive partnerships for research and advocacy through collective efforts, structured mentoring, and capacity building efforts, especially to the young Indian researchers. I believe it has the potential to flourish into a productive and meaningful institution.”

Mayur Trivedi Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar

"Hope this initiative makes untiring efforts to nurture talents, promote independent thinking, create impartial knowledge through apposite diagnosis and provide evidence-based solutions to build health systems especially in neglected areas."

Sarit Kumar Rout Additional Professor, Indian Institute of Public Health, Bhubaneswar

"The IHSC is a fantastic initiative to bring together researchers and institutions from Pan India working in Health Systems. The research conducted by this initiative is going to be beneficial for the Health Departments in the country.”

Subodh Kandamuthan Professor and Director, Centre for Health Care Management, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad

"IHSC is a great platform which brings senior and young researchers from different institutions together to conduct policy-relevant. It will help in collaborating with public and private institutions to study, analyse, design and solve complex health systems issues."

Vamsi Krishna Boyanagari Co-Lead, Health Financing & UHC Cluster, Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru

"I am confident that the initiatives of IHSC will create a new generation of researchers with new skills and perspectives committed to strengthen health systems research in India, and engage more meaningfully and effectively with policy-making processes in the future."

V R Muraleedharan Professor, Centre for Technology and Policy, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

"Thank you for the initiative to bring the researchers, practitioners and policymakers together to understand, analyse and recommend some concrete steps to make the health system more responsive. I am delighted to be a member of the research consortium."

Umakant Dash Professor & Head, Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

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