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Dr. Anant Bhan


Bhopal Hub

Anant works with Sangath at its Bhopal Hub office. He is a medical graduate with a master’s (MHSc) in Bioethics from the University of Toronto in Canada. He is a researcher in global health, health policy, and bioethics with over 18 years of experience and numerous publications to his name.

Anant has been a resource person for training in global health, research methodology, research ethics, and public health ethics, and also serves as guest faculty in various educational institutions in India and abroad. He is also the immediate past president of the International Association of Bioethics (2017-19), serves as an Adjunct Professor in Yenepoya (deemed to be University), and is a member of several committees. Anant has been regularly writing in mass media, participating in webinars and TV shows, as well as being quoted in multiple news reports on COVID-19. He has also been actively sharing updates and scientific information through his social media channels.

Dr. Anant Bhan
Project details

Positive psychology intervention to improve ASHA workers' well-being

Smartphone health assessment for relapse prevention (SHARP) is an international, digital health study.

Developing a scalable digital program for stress reduction and mental health promotion for community health workers in rural India.

Promoting accessibility and inclusion, participatory action research on disability access to public sector health facilities in MP and Goa.

Empowering educators in Western India with LGBTQIA+ inclusive healthcare.

Identifying trans affirmative best practices in providing care during public health emergencies.

Promoting effective mental healthcare through peer supervision.

Scalable digital phenotyping of momentary cognition in early psychosis.

Understanding experiences of transgender persons in accessing healthcare.

Community-led initiative fostering a LGBTQIA+ and disability researcher-advocates cohort.

Understanding the behavioural and social drivers of vaccination in Transgender, intersex and disability communities.

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