A propos Preety Rajbangshi

I am a public health professional with over 10 years of experience in public health research and practice. My areas of interest comprise of health and conflict, community participation, health systems research with a focus on women's health and human resources in health, social determinants of health, health equity and translating research evidence into practice. My specific competencies include the design and execution of health programs and public health research using qualitative methods. I have worked with the 16 Indian states and the national Ministry of Health in various capacities.

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Masters of Public Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
June 2011 to May 2012
Baltimore, États-Unis

MBA in Hospital Management
Institute of Health Management Research
June 2002 to May 2004
Jaipur, Inde

Bachelor of Computer Application
NEF College of Information and Management
July 1999 to June 2002
Guwahati, Inde


Workshop on Cutting Edge Research in Health Equities: Concepts & Methods
Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies
December 2016 to December 2016
Trivandrum, Inde


Senior Research Associate
Public Health Foundation of India
October 2012 to aujourd'hui
Delhi, Inde
I am involved in research in the areas of health systems, women's health, social determinants of health for reducing health inequity and knowledge translation. A few projects are enlisted below: • Impact of conflict on the delivery and utilization of reproductive health services in the North Eastern region of India: a mixed method study. Supported by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), India •Understanding efforts to promote the health of women workers in tea plantations of Assam using social determinants of health lens: a qualitative study. Supported by the Department for International Development (DFID), United Kingdom •Missing no more: Addressing adverse child sex ratios in Nagaland and Meghalaya. Supported by the Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India •Baseline Assessment/Inventory of global initiatives for knowledge translation and cross-constituency engagement linking research to action. Supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) •Rural recruitment, retention and job performances – A qualitative study in Meghalaya and Nagaland. Supported by the World Bank, India. •Perceptions of national health decision-makers regarding the regional governance of the World Health Organization – A qualitative study in the South East Asia Region. Supported by Chatham House, Unit

Consultant – Reproductive and Child Health (Monitoring)
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
March 2010 to April 2011
Delhi, Inde
As a national M & E consultant, the primary job responsibility involved providing technical support to the Reproductive and Child Health (RCH) – Donor Coordination Division.

State Program Manager
National Rural Health Mission, Government of Assam
June 2007 to February 2010
Guwahati, Inde
I was responsible for planning, implementation & monitoring of health programs in the State, and to ensure that the deliverables under National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) were achieved. I also led the public, private partnership (PPP) initiatives and established boat health clinics for population residing in Riverine Island, and emergency response service ambulances across the state. I also provided technical and managerial support to the State Health Mission and Society chaired by the Hon'ble Chief Minister and the Chief Secretary of the State respectively.

Senior Research Officer
Foundation for Research in Health Systems
June 2006 to May 2007
Ahmedabad, Inde
I was involved in proposal writing, planning, and development of a health information system for tracking pregnant women and children.


Bridging Gaps in Coverage of Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Services at the District Level in Maharashtra: A Mixed Methods Equity Assessment
Authors: Rajbangshi PR and Nambiar D with the support of Nikhare K and Gogoi M, 2017
Type of Doc: Report | Type of Publication: Other

Rural recruitment and retention of health workers across cadres and types of contract in north-east India: a qualitative study
Authors: Rajbangshi PR, Nambiar D, Choudhury N, Rao KD, 2017
Type of Doc: Research Paper | Type of Publication: Scientific Journal

“Neither we are satisfied nor they”-users and provider’s perspective: A qualitative study of maternity care in secondary level public health facilities
Authors: Bhattacharya S, Issac A, Rajbangshi P, Srivastava A, Avan I B , 2015
Type of Doc: Research Paper | Type of Publication: Scientific Journal

Determinants of women’s satisfaction with maternal health care: A review of literature from developing countries
Authors: Srivastava A, Avan I B, Rajbangshi P, Bhattacharyya S, 2015
Type of Doc: Research Paper | Type of Publication: Scientific Journal

Perceptions of national health decision-makers regarding the regional governance of the World Health Organization: Results of a qualitative study in the South East Asia Region
Authors: Nambiar D, Rajbangshi P, Mayra K, 2013
Type of Doc: Report | Type of Publication: Other

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