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National Institute For Implementation Research On Non-Communicable Diseases, Jodhpur
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Dr. Ramesh Kumar Sangwan

 Designation: Scientist - B

 Research interest: Adoloscent Health, Maternal & Child Health and Nutrition, Health Rights & Ethics.

 Email: sangwan.rk@icmr.gov.in

 Tel: +91-291-2729729

 Brief Introduction:

Dr. Ramesh Kumar Sangwan is at present Scientist-B at National Institute for Implementation Research on Non-Communicable Diseases, Jodhpur, Rajasthan. He has also taught at Government College Loharu, Bhiwani, Department of Economics, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana and worked as Adolescent Health Counsellor at the General Hospital, Charkhi Dadri, Haryana. He has been awarded the University Research Scholarship for Doctoral study and a grant for the publication of Doctoral Thesis from the Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi. He has presented research papers in several national and international conferences. He has published the number of papers in various journals and edited books.

 Academic Qualifications & Training:

M.A. from the Department of Sociology, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana.
M.Phil from the Department of Sociology, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana.
Ph.D. from the Department of Sociology, from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana.


1.	Murhekar MV, Bhatnagar T, Sangwan Ramesh Kumar et al. SARS-CoV-2 antibody seroprevalence in India, August–September, 2020: findings from the second nationwide household serosurvey. The Lancet Global Health. March 01, 2021; Vol. 9, ISSUE 3, E257-E266.
2.	Sangwan Ramesh Kumar, The Ethics of Caring: A Study of Doctors in Hospital Settings. International Journal of Science, Technology & Society. July-December, 2015, Vol. I, No. II
3.	Sangwan Ramesh Kumar, Patient as Knower of Health Rights. IJPHRM. September, 2015 Vol.- II No. II
4.	Sangwan Ramesh Kumar, Health Hygiene & Lifestyle Behaviour. Journal of Social Research. July, 2011,Vol.- VII No. II
5.	Sangwan Ramesh Kumar, Health Rights of Patients & Medical Ethics. Journal of Social Research. January, 2012 Vol.- VIII No.I

 Complete Projects:

1. Study to evaluate the effectiveness of BCG vaccine in Reducing Morbidity in Elderly individuals in COVID-19 hotspots in India as Co-Principal Investigator.

 Ongoing Projects:

The details of the project as Principal Investigator:
1.	Strengthening State Non-Communicable Disease Programme for Early Detection of Breast Cancer Involving Strategic Education and Awareness Among Women” a joint program of ICMR-NIIRNCD and State Government.
2.     Social Determinants of Low Birth Weight: A Hospital-Based Study.

Details of Projects as Co-Principal Investigator:
1.	Screening of tribal population for Sickle Cell Anemia in Abu Road & Pindwara Blocks of Sirohi District, Gogunda Block of Udaipur District, and in Kishanganj and Sahabad Blocks of Baran District.
2.	Nationwide study to estimate incidence, mortality, morbidity, and economic burden due to snakebites in India.
3.     An Intervention study for the promotion of ‘COVID-19 Appropriate Behaviour’ using culturally and socially appropriate methods among the rural population.
4.     Estimation of disease burden and Investigation of the Risk Factors associated with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in selected regions of Rajasthan.
5.     A multi-site study on feasibility, acceptability, and validity of different rapid methods for estimation of potentially missed events to measure COVID-19 associated mortality including mortalities associated with few selected comorbidities in India.