Dr Abhay Bang: the revolutionary paediatrician. Dr Abhay Bang does not look like a pioneer.
He sits across the table in a London conference room, his posture slight and upright, his beard neatly trimmed. He is wearing a grey suit and tie, his hair brushed precisely to the right. And yet despite the conventional appearance, this is the man who has revolutionised healthcare for the poorest people in India and who has overseen a programme that has sent infant mortality rates plummeting in one of the most poverty-stricken areas of the world.
Medical experts now believe that Dr Bang's radical beliefs hold the key to tackling the myriad endemic health problems that blight the developing word. "I suppose my name might have something to do with the path I chose," he explains in rapid, accented English. It is a particularly fitting moniker for a man who has dedicated his life to turning medical orthodoxy on its head. But success has been a long time coming. The newborn death rate in Gadchiroli has now fallen to 30 per 1,000 live births. New Perspectives in Political Ethnography. Download this Document for Free Print Mobile Collections Report Document. ICPSR Research Paper Competition. In 2014, the Research Paper Competition at ICPSR contains five categories.
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