Balakrishnan (Bala) Nair

Bala is interested in research on vertical public health programmes and ideas that appreciate utilisation of local knowledge for future public health initiatives. His research reflections from India’s healthcare policy design expounds a larger issue of system design. His research looks at sociocultural norms that increased the vulnerability of HRGs to contract HIV, aiming to expand the definitions of HIV from being a communicable disease to a complex sociocultural problem.