Dr KT Shenoy

Population Health and Research Institute (PHRI), Trivandrum, India

PHRI Director

Track Record in delivering research for the benefit of local economies and society:

  • Implemented the Computerization of the Medical College and Hospital in Trivandrum in 2003-2004.
  • Implemented the Telemedicine Unit for the Health Department in Collaboration with the Space Agency, India and linked with 10 academic centre including Karolinska Institute in Sweden and peripheral Health care facilities in Kerala and India.
  • Implemented centralized procurement system for drug procurement and a document for essential drug list, tender formalities and transparency in the procedure 2002-2004.
  • Revised ‘State Drug Formulary’ documentation for Kerala state in accordance with the requirement of PHCs, CHCs, Taluk & District Hospitals and Medical College Hospitals in 1999.
  • Developed the Referral protocol for Kerala.
  • Played a role in the Drafting of the Kerala Health policy and state population policy for Primary Health Care
  • Member of leadership team developing the “Health Vision Kerala 2025” initiative/report. The outcomes and recommendations are now implemented in Kerala state.
  • Coordinator for Global Medicine/ for Karolinska Institute, Sweden and Govt Medical College Trivandrum from 1995-2006.
  • Supported research collaboration project with Nordic South Asia Network including visit in 2007 http://nordicsouthasianet.eu/sasnet/visit-trivandrum-medical-college-2007
  • Coordinator for Linneus Palme Exchange Program 2001-2006
  • Support ‘Task Force’ Project by Govt Of India
  • Advise Kerala State Health system
  • Member of Macroeconomics GOI, 2003
  • Developed a model for Private Public Mix for specialised care
  • Kerala State Communicable disease Coordinator
  • Member of Biomedical Waste Team (Kerala State)
  • Involved in ‘Management in Government Program’ Kerala.
  • Designed a program for Mass Hepatitis B vaccination for children in 1997-2008 and immunized more than 100,000 children using public participation and this model was accepted by Health Ministry India and para military force for immunizing the recruits.
  • Academic partner and RGI-CGHR investigator in Million Death Study lead by General of India’s (RGI) Sample Registration System (SRS) (for Indian Government) in collaboration with Centre for Global Health Research (CGHR) at the University of Toronto.