Dr. Beena Joshi



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scientist 'E'

Department of Operational Research
Phone : +( 91-22) 2419 2043
Email  : joshib@nirrh.res.in

Academic Background

  • M.B.B.S. Karnataka University, 1991
  • Diploma in Reproductive Health Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine , UK , 1997

Professional Experience

Medical Officer Family Planning Association of India 1994-2000
Scientist NIRRH June 2000 –Till date

 

 

Research Interests

  • Adolescent Reproductive Health

Awards & Achievements

  • Awarded 3 months IPSSR and Wellcome Trust Fellowship at the Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University , Thailand to attend training on Social Research Methodology and Statistics in Research during Nov 2002- Jan 2003.

Publications (Last 10)

  1. Ghule M, Balaiah D and Joshi B . Attitude towards Sexuality among rural college youth in Maharshtra. Journal of Sexuality and Culture: 1-17, 2007.

  2. Joshi B, Chauhan S L, Bhadoria V, Tryambake V, Gaikwad N. Reproductive Health problems and help seeking behaviour among adolescents in urban India. Indian Journal of Pediatrics, Vol 73, 509-513, 2006.

  3. Joshi B, Chauhan SL, Bhadoria V, Tryambake V, Gaikwad N. Cryptorchidism among adolescents in urban Indian schools. Asian Journal of Paediatric Practice, ,Vol. 10, 18-21, 2006.

  4. Chauhan S L, Joshi B, Bahdoria V, Mathur A. Capacity Assessment of Primary Health Care System to manage Reproductive Tract Infections. WHO’s Regional Health Forum –Vol 10, No2, 2006

  5. Chauhan SL and Joshi B. Evidence based development of reproductive tract infections service guidelines: Indian experience. In: Proceedings of Global Forum for Health Research 9, Mumbai, September 12-16, 2005.

  6. Joshi B, Chauhan SL, Bhadoria V, Tryambake V, Gaikwad N. Gender and socioeconomic differentials of adolescent health. In: Proceedings of Global Forum for Health Research 9, Mumbai, September 12-16, 2005.

  7. B Joshi, Chauhan SL, Bhadoria V, Tryambake V, Gaikwad N, Ghule M.Reproductive Health Morbidities among urban school going adolescent boys in Mumbai. In: The proceedings of the International Conference on Male Involvement , Mumbai, December 2004.

  8. Chauhan SL, Joshi B, Kulkarni R and Puri C. Expanding Contraceptive choices: International and Indian experiences and their implications on policies and programmes. In: The proceedings of the International Conference on Male Involvement , Mumbai, December 2004.

Projects

  • Improving Service Utilization by adolescents through urban health posts in Mumbai (Funded by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt of India)

  • Actions to Strengthen Linked RCH-HIV Response to meet the SRH Needs of Young People at District Level: Translation of ARSH Training Manuals for LHVs / ANMs in Marathi (Funded by WHO)

  • Development and pre -testing of adolescent sexual behavior /ARSH survey tool (Funded by WHO)