Professor Gita Sen was invited to deliver the 10th Annual Sol Levine Lecture on Society and Health, sponsored by Harvard School of Public Health, Boston University School of Public Health, and The Health Institute at Tufts-New England Medical Center, held on October 6, 2008.
The topic of her lecture was: Health inequalities: Gendered puzzles and conundrums.
The paper has been published in Social Science & Medicine, Vol 69 Number 7, issue of October 2009, and is available online since August 21, 2009. This journal is the most cited social science journal.
Article outline: Introduction - Puzzles and conundrums - Macro level - Maternal mortality - Learning from the ground - So where do we go from here? - References
Full text of the article may be accessed from: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/02779536
Gita Sen is a Professor at the Centre for Public Policy at IIMB. She is a development economist whose recent work includes research, training and policy advocacy on the political economy of globalization and economic liberalization, gender and development, population policies, the equity dimensions of health, and the role of civil society. She is also Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Public Health, Harvard University since 2002.
Professor Sen received her BA in Economics from the University of Pune, her MA from the Delhi School of Economics, and her PhD from Stanford University.