Ashish Joshi

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About Ashish Joshi

Dr. Ashish Joshi has an extensive experience of utilizing community based data to design, develop, implement and evaluate multifaceted technology enabled solutions to address challenges of the 21st century. Dr. Joshi Ashish focuses how community data findings through research can address complex social determinants of population health problems especially among individuals living in poor or under resourced settings. Ashish Joshi is an Senior Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs of the City University of New York Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy and founder of an Applied Research based organization “Foundation of Healthcare Technologies Society (” located in India. Dr. Joshi blends his clinical medicine training with biomedical, public health, and informatics research. He has successfully designed, developed and implemented interactive, mobile and internet enabled, multi-lingual, multifaceted technology enabled interventions globally across diverse settings. He has taught courses on operational research and population health informatics across and has published more than 100 research papers in high quality peer reviewed journals. He has used SMAART (Sustainable, Multisector, Accessible, Affordable, Reimbursable and Tailored) framework to leverage big data for addressing good health and well-being, poverty and gender equality in Asia. Dr. Joshi uses SMAART informatics framework to create meaningful information and generate new knowledge for informed policy making. Ashish is an academician, researcher, mentor, administrator, innovator, entrepreneur and an inspirational speaker. He is primary author of the first recently published text book on Population Health Informatics: Driving evidence based solutions into practice” will also be discussed.
10 Jan, 2022

The Landscape of Omicron Globally and in India

By A. T. Ranjini Doilyn Oliveira Swathy Krishna|2022-01-12T16:19:57+05:30January 10th, 2022|Categories: Omicron|Tags: |

On 26th November 2021, World Health organization designated the variant B.1.1.529 a variant of concern named OMICRON as a new variant of COVID 19. The new variant of COVID-19 was first detected in Botswana and South Africa at Lancet Laboratories in Pretoria, South Africa. Early assessments suggest the doubling time [...]

31 Oct, 2021

Predictors of COVID-19 vaccine acceptance, intention and hesitancy: A scoping review

By Ayman El-Mohandes Denis Nash Private: Mahima Kaur Ritika Kaur|2021-11-01T08:39:30+05:30October 31st, 2021|Categories: COVID-19 Publications|Tags: |

About: COVID-19 vaccine is regarded as the most promising means of limiting the spread of or eliminating the pandemic. The success of this strategy will rely on the rate of vaccine acceptance globally. The study aims to examine the factors that influence COVID-19 vaccine acceptance, intention, and hesitancy. PubMed was [...]

15 Apr, 2021

Factors influencing school reopening during COVID-19

By Garima Gautam Jennifer Reres Mansi Gupta Paulomee Kashyap|2021-05-19T21:54:00+05:30April 15th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19 Publications|Tags: |

About The objective of the study is to evaluate the impact of the factors that influence school reopening during COVID-19. We plan to conduct a systematic review to examine the factors that need to be taken into consideration when deciding upon school reopening across diverse settings. Link for Full PDF [...]

15 Apr, 2021

India’s COVID-19 Burdens, 2020

By Apeksha Mewani Srishti Arora|2021-05-23T17:33:41+05:30April 15th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19 Publications|Tags: |

Purpose The purpose of this article is two pronged; first, to identify and report public health implications of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and second, to report challenges uniquely faced by the citizens of India from a population health perspective. We have done both while closely examining epidemiological data that [...]

9 Apr, 2021

Examine the impact of COVID-19 Vaccine Communication, Acceptance, and Practice (CO-VIN-CAP) on Vaccine hesitancy in an Indian setting (Protocol Paper)

By Private: Mahima Kaur Ritika Kaur Surapaneni Krishna Mohan|2021-05-23T00:12:42+05:30April 9th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19 Publications|Tags: |

About: The objective of this study is to examine the factors that influence vaccine hesitancy and vaccine acceptance and to explore the unintended consequences of COVID-19 infections. The study will further explore the association between socio-demographic characteristics, health status, COVID-19 related knowledge, attitude, practice, and its influence on Vaccine hesitancy [...]

24 Mar, 2021

India’s COVID-19 Cases and Vaccination Trends

By |2021-03-26T07:19:07+05:30March 24th, 2021|Categories: Descriptive Epidemiology, Digital Interventions|Tags: |

India has shown an increase of 16.8% in new cases of COVID-19 and a 0.17% increase in total fatality (Figure1). The increase in the number of new cases is largely due to the state of Maharashtra. However, there are other northern (Punjab), southern (Karnataka and Kerala) as well as central [...]

8 Mar, 2021

Tracking COVID-19 burden in India using SMAART RAPID Tracker

By Ashruti Bhatt Garima Lohra Harpreet Kaur Nandini Krishna Shruti Sharma|2021-04-15T06:19:36+05:30March 8th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19 Publications|Tags: |

Abstract Objective: India has seen a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases. Examine spatiotemporal variation of COVID-19 burden Tracker across Indian states and union territories using SMAART RAPID Tracker. Method: We used SMAART RAPID Tracker to visually display COVID-19 spread in space and time across various states and UTs of India. [...]

20 Jan, 2021

A Global Policy Informatics tool to track COVID-19 outbreak using SMAART RAPID Tracker: A View point

By Ashruti Bhatt Harpreet Kaur Private: Kamalpreet Kaur Private: Mahima Kaur Mansi Gupta Srishti Arora Private: Swati Kandpal Zoe Heisler|2021-04-15T05:28:20+05:30January 20th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19 Publications|Tags: |

Abstract: The widespread proliferation of the coronavirus, further got propagated with the absence of any defined treatment or vaccine, however, Non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPI) and policy actions were taken by governments globally in an effective response to mitigating the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This also highlights the significance of quantifying the [...]

2 Jan, 2021

Review of Digital Apps Developed as a Public-Health Response to COVID-19

By Harpreet Kaur Rutuja Gadgil Utkarsha Telang Vinny Dureja Vishwa Bhayani|2021-04-15T05:28:27+05:30January 2nd, 2021|Categories: COVID-19 Publications|Tags: |

Abstract: COVID-19 has accelerated the adoption of digital technology worldwide, with global governments also adhering and integrating technology into government-coordinated containment and mitigation processes including surveillance, testing, contact tracing, and strict quarantine. Digital tools have also helped in monitoring and anticipating the spread of the disease. However, the technology integration [...]

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