Improving the Health of Women and Girls in India
The upcoming workshop aims to identify opportunities for UK-India collaborations, organised by the Oxford-India Health Research Network (OIHRN).

The workshop aims to:

Facilitate networking between researchers, research groups and students, currently working, planning to work or who might be encouraged to work, in the area of “improving the health of women and girls in India”

Provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of current research projects and new research ideas focused on three broad topics:
From maternal health to non-communicable diseases
Using big data to address women’s and girls’ health
Empowerment and health

09:30 Welcome and introductions Robyn Norton & Stephen Kennedy

10:00 – 11:00 Theme:
From maternal health to non-communicable diseases Chair: Stephen Kennedy (NDOG)
Speakers: Elina Naydenova (DPhil student), Elisabetta Aurino (ODID), Jane Hirst (NDOG)
Discussants: Manisha Nair (NPEU, NDPH) (tbc), Toral Gathani (CEU, NDPH)

11:00 – 11:30 Networking, tea / coffee break

11:30 – 12:30 Theme:
Using big data to address women’s and girls’ health Chair: Vivekanand Jha (TGI, NDOG)
Speakers: Mark Woodward (TGI, NDOG), Katrina Charles (School of Geography and the Environment ), Sanne Peters (TGI, NDOG) Discussants: (tbc)

12:30 – 13:15 Lunch break

13:15 – 14:15 Theme:
Empowerment and health Chair: Robyn Norton (TGI, NDOG)
Speakers: Amitava Banerjee (UCL), Jennifer Roest (Young Lives, ODID), Krithi Ravi (Medical Student)
Discussant: Ramna Thakur (Department of Economics, Oxford & IIT Mandi, India)

14:15 – 14:30 Upcoming funding opportunities for UK-India collaborative research – MRC Brid Cronin (MSD)

14:30 – 15:00 Summary of discussions from themes

15:00 – 15:15 Suggested themes for OIHRN workshop – October / November 2016 Raja Jayaram, Joseph Tomson (NDCN; NHS)

15:15 Meeting close Robyn Norton

15:30 Networking over drinks and nibbles
Date: 29 July 2016, 9:30 (Friday, 14th week, Trinity 2016)
Venue: Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School
Speaker: Various Speakers
Organising department: Medical Sciences Division
Part of: Medical Sciences Division Events
Booking required?: Required
Booking email:
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Alison Brindle