Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) in collaboration with Centre for Innovations in Public Systems (CIPS) are happy to announce our online course on "Public Health Innovations in the context of COVID crisisis scheduled to be held on 8th August 2020 from 16.00 to 17:30 Hrs. The link for registration is given below:

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 Target Audience:

  • Health Officials in Centre, States and Union Territories
  • Hospital Officials and Staff in both public and private sector
  • National Health Mission/State Health Mission officials
  • Health Care/Public Health professionals
  • Students of Hospital and Health Management/administration/ /public health/general management courses.

Host:  Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) and Centre for Innovations in Public Systems (CIPS)


Our country has been facing the Covid pandemic for the last few months and the governments of Central and states/UTs have been working to control the pandemic. The Covid crisis has brought to the focus the importance of public health in the country. It has been noted that states with good health systems are able to handle the impact of the Covid crisis. This is true for the entire world where countries will health systems that focused on public health infrastructure and manpower and good surveillance have been able to manage the crisis well. Considering that Covid is something that will stay with us for in future, it is important to understand from innovative best practices in public health which have helped in the control of Covid crisis. 

Learning Objectives

  • To enhance the participants' understanding of importance of public health systems in the current context of Covid crisis
  • To learn from best practices and provide innovative solutions from a public health perspective to all stakeholders for implementation



Session title


4.00 pm to 4.05 pm

Introduction and Context Setting

Dr Subodh Kandamuthan, Professor and Director, Centre for Health Care Management, ASCI

4.05 pm to 4.10 pm

About CIPS

Dr Harsh Sharma, Director, CIPS

4.10 pm to 4.15pm

Opening Remarks: Philanthropy & Communication during the COVID era 

Dr P. Raghuram, President, Association of Surgeons in India

4.15 pm to 5.15 Pm

Panel Discussion on Public Health Innovations and Strategies in the context of Covid-19

Dr Krishna Reddy, Country Director, Access Health International

Dr Pavitra Mohan, Founder, Basic Healthcare Services

Dr Subodh Kandamuthan, Professor and Director, Centre for Health Care Management, ASCI

Dr Aparna Srikantam,

 Head Research, Lepra Society

5.15 to 5.30 pm

Open Discussion


  • Prof. Subodh Kandamuthan,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Mobile no; 9989436331)
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