Global Award

Introducing the award

The award is open to all posters presented at the biennial Health Systems in Asia Conference.  The award is made by a judging panel selected from the conference Organising Committee based on the novelty and quality of research undertaken and clarity of presentation.

Social Science and Medicine

Winners

2013

The award was unusual as it was made to the team as a whole for the 5 posters they presented at the event. The posters and presenters within this group were as follows:

  • Health insurance for the poor: A glimpse on the issues with low utilization of services under RSBY scheme in Karnataka
    M.K. Pati, T. Seshadri, M.A. Elias, A. Nair, M.H. Anil, M.S. Kadammanavar, D. Devadasan, Institute of Public Health, India
  • Lack of awareness affects enrolement of RSBY: A health insurance scheme in Karnataka
    M.S. Kadammanavar, B.S. Thriveni, S. Tanya, A. Nair, M.A. Elias, M.H. Anil, M.K. Pati, N. Devadasan, Institute of Public Health, India
  • Understanding the impact of social health protection programs on social exclusion: A case study of Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana in Maharashtra, India
    S. Ghosh, H. Thankur, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India
  • Social exclusion and Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) in Maharashtra, India
    H. Thakur, S. Ghosh, A. Nawkar, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India
  • How does social exclusion influence access to enrollment in health financing schemes? Lessons from RSBY in Karnataka, India
    A.M. Hittalamani, T. Sheshadri, M.A. Elias, A. Nair, B.S. Thriveni, M.S. Kadammanavar, Institute of Public Health, India

Background

The award is open to all posters presented at the biennial Health Systems in Asia Conference.  The award is made by a judging panel selected from the conference Organising Committee based on the novelty and quality of research undertaken and clarity of presentation.

The inaugural award will be made at the 2013 conference.

Application Process

The award is open to all posters presented at the biennial Health Systems in Asia Conference.

Award and Ceremony

Prize is US $250 and a certificate. The announcement and presentation of the award will be made at the Health Systems in Asia conference closing ceremony.