Enabling Indian Health Systems Respond to people’s needs

HSTP is a not for profit organization. Our mission is to enable systems transformation towards providing equitable access to good quality affordable health services for improved health outcomes.

We do this in collaboration with Indian & Global expertise through research for health systems redesign, enhancing stakeholders’ capabilities & fostering policy dialogue.

Enabling Indian Health Systems Respond to people’s needs

HSTP is a not for profit organization incubated under the aegis of Tata Trusts. Our mission is to enable systems transformation towards providing equitable access to good quality affordable health services for improved health outcomes.

We do this in collaboration with Indian & Global expertise through research for health systems redesign, enhancing stakeholders’ capabilities & fostering policy dialogue.

HSTP Annual Report 2021-22

Presents the program descriptive and milestones achieved by the HSTP team and its partners in 2021-22

Repository of Health Legislations in India

This repository is compiled for easy access to the acts, rules, schedules and notifications

India Health Policy & Systems Research Fellowship

The program aims at enhancing capabilities in HPSR and building a community of practice.

Recent Updates

RESEARCH

Why are they “unreached”? Macro and Meso determinants of health care access in hard to reach areas of Odisha, India

HSTP and IPH Bhubaneshwar share the insights on the interplay of social determinants and equity in health systems in hard to reach areas of Odisha.
DIALOGUE

Dialogue with Policy Makers

HSTP strives to encourage the development and use of evidence for policymaking to achieve Universal Health Coverage. In this video, J. V. R. Prasada Rao, Secretary, Health and Family Welfare, Government of India (2002 to 2004) and Director, NACO (1997 to 2002), shares his experience as a policy maker and what factors contributed to the successful implementation of the National AIDS Control Programme.
DIALOGUE

India’s Health System: Reflections
A Policy Dialogue

A two-day policy dialogue was organized on the 10th and 11th of November 2022, bringing together 10 former Health Secretaries and stakeholders such as the government, the private sector, international organizations, academicians, public health practitioners, and researchers to reflect on the Indian health system.
RESEARCH

HSTP – Health Journalism Fellowship 2022

HSTP started Health Journalism Fellowship programme in 2022 to provide five young journalists with a learning opportunity on healthcare and health systems issues and encourage them to critically investigate public health issues.
OPINION

Accelerating India’s Progress towards UHC

Rahul and Aaliyah co-authored a blog on importance of centre-state collaboration, private sector engagement and fiscal sustainability for accelerating India’s progress towards UHC
WORKSHOP

Leadership Development – Workshop 2

Workshop 2 Leadership Development for Causing Incredible Performance in Public Health Sector Odisha, Bhubaneswar
RESEARCH

Ambulance Services in India -Are the Sirens Loud Enough!

Sonali and Sunil co-authors an article on the Ambulance Services in India and their critical role in pre-hospital emergency medical care in transporting patients to health facilities within the golden hour.
RESEARCH

Non-COVID19 Services through Public Facilities and Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) during the pandemic 2020-21

Sudha discusses the uptake of non-covid services through the BSKY scheme in both public and empaneled private hospitals during the pandemic year.
Prof (Dr) Maharaj Kishan Bhan
FOUNDING CHAIRMAN
Prof (Dr) Maharaj Kishan Bhan
(1947-2020)
Dr. Bhan nurtured a team of brilliant and passionate professionals focused on health systems to build HSTP as an organization of excellence. Dr. Bhan was a globally recognized medical research leader and innovator. His pioneering global contribution was his development of a Rotavirus vaccine. The many national institutions and centers established under his leadership have bridged medicine, science, and engineering.

Collaborators

TATA Trusts
Swasti
National Health Authority
ACCESS
Harvard T.H Chan
KHPT
LBSNAA
Institute of Tropical Medicine
TATA Trusts
Swasti
National Health Authority
ACCESS
Harvard T.H Chan
KHPT
LBSNAA
Institute of Tropical Medicine