Medical specialization is a key feature of biomedicine, and is a growing, but weakly understood aspect of health systems in many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), including India. Emergency medicine is an example of a medical specialty that...
Health workers are central to people-centred health systems, resilient economies and sustainable development. Given the rising importance of the health workforce, changing human resource for health (HRH) policy and practice and recent health policy...
Veena SriramNew commentary on the role of HPSR in advancing the science of HRH! Enjoyed collaborating with and learning from this group, led by @ashageorge72
Medical specialization is an understudied, yet growing aspect of health systems in low- and middleincome countries (LMICs). In India, medical specialization is incrementally, yet significantly, modifying service delivery, workforce...
Veena SriramHow do new medical specialties gain political priority in LMICs? Delighted to share my first dissertation publication - a policy analysis of the emergence and recognition of emergency medicine as a medical specialty in India. @IJHPM@saracbennett@ahyder1
A study shows the unpredictability of human behavior and the implication for medicine.
Veena Sriram"Perhaps the most important insight from the “checklist in childbirth” study is the extent to which human behavior remains an uncharted frontier for medicine"
Surgical Checklists Save Lives — but Once in a While, They Don’t. Why?
Archival research typically evokes the unexciting image of a solitary historian in large glasses, looking for obscure details of a bygone era within dusty book volumes. Yet,
Veena SriramArchival research can be highly rewarding for those working in HPSR...great piece explaining why.
Five reasons why you – a global health scholar – should visit the World Health Organization’s archives