Organizer. Covid-19 global best practices: Lessons for and from India. Webinar series. April-December 2021. Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), India; Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), Germany.
Webinar 1: Tracking Covid-19: Public health and socioeconomic surveillance. https://bit.ly/3w8OVC5
Webinar 2: Tackling Covid-19: Public health and socioeconomic strategies. https://bit.ly/3XaSYtI
Webinar 3: People, planet, prosperity: Rebuilding differently. https://bit.ly/3iGdHqo
Chair. Deepening health sector cooperation in the Bay of Bengal region. Bay of Bengal Economic Dialogue 2021. 10 February 2021. South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM), Bangladesh; Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), India; Pathfinder Foundation, Sri Lanka; Chulalongkorn University, Thailand; South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment (SAWTEE), Nepal; Centre for Research on Bhutanese Society (CRBS), Bhutan. https://bit.ly/3QKjM1t
Presenter. Session on health and economic growth. 21st annual Neemrana conference. 15 December 2019, Neemrana (India). National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), USA; National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), India; ICRIER.
Participant. Australia and India: Public health research excellence. Roundtable with Australian Education Minister and Vice-Chancellors of several leading Australian universities. 20 November 2019, Gurgaon (India). Australian High Commission in New Delhi; Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), India.
Speaker. Counterfeiting landscape in India: Role of government and industry in curbing counterfeit menace. 3rd leadership summit on anti-counterfeiting and brand protection. 7 November 2019, New Delhi. Authentication Solution Providers’ Association (ASPA), India; Messe Frankfurt, Germany.
Invited lecture. Public health surveillance. 22 August 2019, New Delhi. South Asian University, India.
Session chair. Improving global health for economic growth. 11th annual G20 conference. 30-31 May 2019, New Delhi. G20 Secretariat, Japan; Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), Japan; Ford Foundation, USA; International Monetary Fund (IMF), USA; ICRIER.
Session chair. Thematic session on health (SDG 3). Seminar on Japan-India partnership for achieving Sustainable Development Goals. 15 March 2019, New Delhi. Embassy of Japan in India; ICRIER.
Participant. From labour to leadership: Investing in children. Raisina Dialogue 2019. 8-10 January 2019, New Delhi. Government of India; Observer Research Foundation (ORF), India.
Participant. Call to action on antimicrobial resistance. 19-20 November 2018, Accra (Ghana). Governments of the United Kingdom, Thailand and Ghana; Wellcome Trust, UK; United Nations Foundation, USA; World Bank, USA.
Moderator. The Indian healthcare landscape: Challenges and opportunities. Thought leaders’ policy dialogue on health, trade and innovation. 11 October 2018, Mumbai. Geneva Network, Switzerland.
Participant. Meeting of global health policy think tanks and academic institutions. 4-5 December 2017, Geneva. The Geneva Graduate Institute, Switzerland; International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada.
Discussant. Distribution of disease burden and epidemiological transition in Indian states: 1995-2014. Conference on experiences and challenges in measuring income, inequality and poverty in South Asia. 23-25 November 2017, New Delhi. International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW), Canada; ICRIER.
Participant. EAT Asia-Pacific food forum. 30-31 October 2017, Jakarta. Ministry of Health, Indonesia; EAT Foundation, Norway.
Participant. Global solutions for G20: The Think 20 Summit. 28-31 May 2017, Berlin. Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ); Institut für Weltwirtschaft (IFW); Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Germany.
Presenter. World Health Summit regional meeting - North America. 8-9 May 2017, Montréal. Université de Montréal; Montréal Clinical Research Institute, Canada.
Participant. Health focused South Asian consultation meeting with policy research institutions. 5 December 2016, Islamabad. IDRC; Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Pakistan.
Participant. High-level kickoff conference for the Think 20 (T20) process under German Presidency. 30 November-2 December 2016, Berlin. BMZ; IFW; DIE.
Participant. Chronic diseases: Borderless. XIII AMNET international conference on chronic diseases. 9-11 November 2016, Las Cruces (USA). Americas' Network for Chronic Disease Surveillance (AMNET); New Mexico State University, USA.
Presenter. Jobs and development conference. 2-3 November 2016, Washington, DC. World Bank, USA; University of Cape Town, South Africa; Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong; Institute for Structural Research (IBS), Poland; Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA); ICRIER.
Organizer and presenter. International seminar on tackling chronic diseases in India. 23 May 2016, New Delhi. ICRIER. https://bit.ly/3GZev2N
Presenter. International conference on jobs for development: Creating jobs in South Asia. 3-4 December 2015, New Delhi. ICRIER; World Bank.
Session chair. ADBI special session: Urbanization, income inequality and health inequity. 7th annual G20 conference. 14-15 September 2015, New Delhi. IMF; World Bank; ADBI; KAS; ICRIER.
Organizer. International conference on jobs for development: Challenges and solutions. 1-2 December 2014, New Delhi. ICRIER; World Bank. https://bit.ly/3kck9pl
Participant. 14th annual global development conference. 19-21 June 2013, Manila. Global Development Network (GDN), India.
Presenter. International conference on decentralization and its discontents: Recalibrating public service delivery in Asia. 17-18 November 2011, Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong.
Presenter. 21st European conference on modern South Asian studies. 26-29 July 2010, Bonn. European Association for South Asian Studies (EASAS); University of Bonn; Foundation for International Dialogue of the Savings Bank in Bonn, Germany.
Participant. International next generation leaders' program. 13-20 May 2008, Seoul. Korea Foundation, Republic of Korea.
Presenter. Covid-19 and the responsibility for health. Corona pandemic and Sustainable Development Goals: Impact, responses and prospects. 18-21 September 2021, Udaipur. KAS. https://bit.ly/3GZ9Uh3
Presenter. World Population Day: Covid-19, migrants and health. 11 July 2021. The International Institute of Migration and Development (IIMAD).
Podcast. Interaction with Avnie Garg from IIM-Ahmedabad on "A shot of justice". 21 March 2021. Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA). https://bit.ly/3GBvRkR
Panelist. ISPP policy relay: One year of Covid-19 and India's vaccination strategy. 21 March 2021. Indian School of Public Policy (ISSP). https://bit.ly/3XalCei
Presenter. Economic fallout of Covid-19 in India. 1 May 2020. ICRIER. https://bit.ly/3CO1t5U
Invited Lecture. Faculty development programme on research gaps in economics - Issues and data sets. 2 May 2019, New Delhi. Hansraj College, University of Delhi.
Session Chair. Session on SDG 3. National symposium on Sustainable Development Goals: Prospects and challenges. 20 April 2019, New Delhi. Jamia Millia Islamia; Institute of Policy Studies and Advocacy.
Presenter. Consultation for developing a national framework for noncommunicable disease (NCD) surveillance. 28 March 2019, Bengaluru. National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research (NCDIR), Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.
Moderator. Innovation performance in India today. Unlocking India’s potential in biomedical science and innovation to improve health care in India and for the world. 4 August 2017, New Delhi. Partnership for Safe Medicines (PSM); Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD); Indian Alliance of Patient Groups (IAPG).
Participant. The availability and quality of medical care in India. 20 March 2013, New Delhi. World Bank.
Participant. Beyond the MDGs: What development framework in 2015?. 19 March 2013, New Delhi. GDN.
Author of background paper. Rethinking development. 15-16 March 2013, New Delhi. OXFAM; World Development Forum (WDF).
Participant. The future we want: Global post-2015 development agenda. 22 February 2013, New Delhi. United Nations; Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
Keynote speaker. Early health summit. 25-26 September 2008, Bangalore. GE Healthcare.
Keynote speaker. Early health summit. 25 September 2007, New Delhi. GE Healthcare.
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