The UCL Centre for Global Health Economics

Dr Rajesh Kumar Sinha

Dr Sinha is working as Deputy Lead with National Centre of Excellence for Management of Children with SAM (NCoE-SAM) at Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC) and associated Kalawati Saran Children Hospital (KSCH), New Delhi, India. He leads several multicentric studies and research to assess effectiveness and cost effectiveness of child nutritional interventions in the hospital and in the community settings. He also supports government led projects on Integrated Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition (IMSAM) in different states of India. He is also an Associate Editor of 'NUTRISEARCH’ journal, an official e-journal of Paediatric and Adolescent Nutrition (PAN) society of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP). 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 and health system financing in India. Dr Sinha has published around 45 papers in peer reviewed journals. 

Dr Sinha holds a PhD in Economics from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore, a Fellow Cost & Management Accountant (FCMA) from the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India (ICMAI) and a qualified Independent Director from Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA). He has done his post-graduation in health economics and health finance.