Dr. Beena Joshi
Phone: +( 91-22) 2419 2043
Department: Department of Operational Research (DOR)
- M.B.B.S. Karnataka University, 1991
- Diploma in Reproductive Health Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine , UK , 1997
- PhD (Community Medicine) Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik, 2018
|Medical Officer||Family Planning Association of India||1994-2000|
|Scientist||NIRRH||June 2000 –Till date|
- Adolescent Health
- HIV and Contraception
- Health Technology Assessment
Awards & Achievements
1.Received Golden Jubilee Research Award 2016 from Association of Medical Women in India for the work on PCOS among adolescents.
2.Received ICMR International Fellowship 2016-17 for Senior Biomedical Scientists to visit Penn PCOS Center at University of Philadelphia from 19th Sept to 3rd October 2016.
3. Received a travel grant award from the organizers of the Global Maternal and Child Health Conference, held in Mexico, to present a paper on, HIV-Family Planning Linkages to improve use of dual contraception.
4.Best oral presentation award for the paper on “ Community based prevalence of PCOS phenotypes among young girls in Mumbai” at the “ Androgen Excess and PCOS Society Update meeting “ held at AIIMS, New Delhi from 29th – 30th August 2011
A systematic review on clinical effectiveness, side-effect profile and meta-analysis on continuation rate of etonogestrel contraceptive implant
Cost of managing atonic postpartum hemorrhage with uterine balloon tamponade devices in public health settings of Maharashtra, India: An economic micro-costing study
Elucidating the impact of obesity on hormonal and metabolic perturbations in polycystic ovary syndrome phenotypes in Indian women
Improving public health service delivery response to address contraceptive needs of socio-economically disadvantaged HIV positive people in Maharashtra, India,
Enhancing Community Participation in Research for Under-five Children Living in an Urban Slum in Mumbai
Predictors of Discontinuation of Modern Spacing Contraceptives in India,
Cost Effectiveness of Introducing Etonorgestrel Contraceptive Implant into India’s Current Family Welfare Programme,
Significance of vitamin D binding protein in assessing vitamin D status among under-five children
Effect of Vitamin D Levels on Bone Remodeling in Healthy Women
Predictors of Discontinuation of Modern Spacing Contraceptives in India
Perspectives of Primary Health Care Providers on Implementing Cancer Screening Services in Tribal block of Maharashtra, India.
Utilization of quality assessments in improving adolescent reproductive and sexual health services in rural block of Maharashtra, India.
Capacity Assessment of District Health System in India on Services for Prevention and Management of Infertility.
Discrepancy between the recommended and functional cut offs of Vitamin D among under-five children: Experiences from a pilot study
Visceral adiposity index among young girls with PCOS and its association with phenotypes and metabolic risk
Discrepancy in the recommended and functional offs of Vitamin D among Underfive children: Experiences from a Pilot study
Yoga Therapy: The Fourth Dimension in the Multidisciplinary Management of Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, A Narrative Review.
Consensus statement on the use of oral contraceptive pills in polycystic ovarian syndrome women in India.
Operationalizing adolescent health services at Primary Health Care level in India: Processes, Challenges and Outputs.
Status of family planning service delivery for people living with HIV at public hospital settings in Maharashtra: opportunities and challenges.
Vitamin D deficiency in Children: An update on its prevalence, therapeutics and knowledge gaps.
Yoga Therapy: The Fourth Dimension in the Multidisciplinary Management of Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, A Narrative Review
Linking HIV & family planning services to improve dual methods of contraception among women infected with HIV in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Changes in sexual behavior and contraceptive use after HIV acquisition and factors associated with risky sexual practices among people living with HIV in selected Indian cities.
Use of emergency contraceptive pills among unmarried youth in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India,
,Contraceptive Use and Unintended Pregnancies Among HIV-Infected Women in Mumbai
Multidisciplinary debate on PCOS: An Indian perspective
ART Adherence Study group: Level of suboptimal adherence to first line antiretroviral treatment & its determinants among HIV positive people in India
A cross sectional study of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) among adolescent and young girls in Mumbai, India
Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in India
Determinants of youth sexual behaviour: Program implications for India
Perceptions and practices of rural men on RTI/STIs and their expecations on its management at public healthcare facilities : A qualitative insight
Attitude towards sexuality among rural college youth in Maharashtra
Training of service providers on emergency sontraception: Experiences in Mumbai
Capacity assessment of the primary health care system to manage reproductive tract infections
Reproductive health problems and help seeking behaviour among adolescents in urban India
Can school health checkups reduce reproductive health morbidities associated with cryptorchidism?
1. ICMR PCOS Task Force Study “Evaluation of prevalence, regional phenotypic variation, comorbidities, risk factors and the variations in response to different therapeutic modalities among Indian women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): A Multicentre study across India” (Funded by ICMR)
2. Regional Resource HUB at NIRRH for Health Technology Assessment in India (Funded by ICMR-DHR)
3. HTA for assessment of intravenous Tranexemic acid in management of primary post-partum haemorrhage in India
4. HTA for strengthening prong 2 interventions of PPTCT program at public health facilities through provision of linked HIV and Family Planning services (Funded by ICMR-DHR)
- Improving Reproductive Health of Adolescents an Urban School Based approach PI. Dr. Beena Joshi Intramural support -2003-2005
- Operating, Strengthening & Sustaining the ARSH Clinics as per the National Standards of ARSH Implementation Guide in Karjat Block of Raigad District (PI. Dr. Beena Joshi 2010- 14 Govt of Maharashtra funded
- Determining Prevalence of PCOS among adolescents and young girls in Mumbai and follow-up of the cohort PI. Dr. Beena Joshi 2010- 2012, ICMR funded
- Determining factors associated with ART Drug Adherence among HIV positive people in India PI. Dr. Beena Joshi 2010-2012-NACO funded
- Sexual Behaviour and Contraceptive Use among HIV positive people – A multicentric study PI. Dr. Beena Joshi 2009-2011-ICMR funded
- Strengthening Linkages between HIV (ICTC/PPTCT) and Family planning services for prevention of unwanted pregnancies among women living with HIV/AIDS PI. Dr. Beena Joshi 2011-2014-ICMR funded
- Implementing linked services between HIV(ICTC/ART/PPTCT) /STI and Family Planning at District level in Maharashtra to improve use of dual protection among PLHIV (Funded by NACO) 2016-2018