The UCL Centre for Global Health Economics

Dr Rajesh Kumar Sinha

Dr Sinha is a Health Economist with Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC), New Delhi. He leads the Project Planning and Monitoring Unit (PPMU) at LHMC which is functioning in collaboration with UNICEF and supporting projects on Integrated Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition (IMSAM) in different states of India. Previously, Dr Sinha was working with Ekjut, India in collaboration with UCL-Institute for Global Health, UK as Health Economist and primarily worked within randomised trials of complex public health interventions in the area of MNCHN. His research is focused on economic evaluations and social determinants of maternal and child health and nutrition. Additionally, he also conducted studies on publicly financed health insurance, health system financing and burden of out-of-pocket health expenditure in India. Dr Sinha has published around 30 papers in peer reviewed journals of high repute. 

Dr Sinha holds a PhD in Economics from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore and a Fellow Cost & Management Accountant (FCMA) from the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India (ICMAI). He has done his post-graduation in health economics and health finance and brings with himself working experience of twenty years including twelve years of working in the areas of health and nutrition.