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webinar: Gender Inequities in Publicly Funded Health Insurance Schemes

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webinar: Gender Inequities in Publicly Funded Health Insurance Schemes

Time: May 7, 2019 from 3pm to 4pm
Location: Online
Event Type: webinar15:00-16:00, 7th, may 2019, (, india, time)
Organized By: Health Equity Network India (HENI) secretariat at IPH Bengaluru
Latest Activity: May 7

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The Health Equity Network India (HENI) secretariat at IPH Bengaluru is pleased to announce the thirteenth webinar in the Equilogues series in May 2019.

Gender Inequities in Publicly Funded Health Insurance Schemes by Rajalakshmi RamPrakash 

15:00-16:00 7th May 2019

 In this webinar, the speaker unravels gender inequities in social protection mechanisms for health and challenges the gender neutrality stance of publicly funded health insurance schemes (PFHIS).  She discusses the several gender-based barriers in the pathway to access healthcare under the PFHIS drawing from her recently completed a doctoral study on Tamil Nadu’s Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme. Concepts such as ‘household’, ‘access’ and ‘coping’ are revisited using a gender lens. 

About the speaker: Rajalakshmi RamPrakash is a researcher and a social activist on gender and health-based out of Chennai. She has a Masters in Social Work and a Doctorate in Social Sciences from Tata Institute of Social Sciences. She has been involved in several research studies on themes intersecting gender with sexual and reproductive health, law, ethics, health insurance and health systems. She is a member of Jan Swasthya Abhiyan, Gender & Evaluation Community and is currently with Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA), Chennai. 

Register now https://zoom.us/meeting/register/f9a3060a4ad04b804ac87b605f06faf5
Health Equity Network India
HENI Secretariat @ IPH Bengaluru (Website: healthequity.com)
Contact us at heni@iphindia.org

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