Shifalika Goenka

Public Health Foundation of India

Dr. Shifalika Goenka is a specialist in the area of chronic disease, health promotion, behavior modification, primary health care delivery, qualitative research methods, and chronic disease epidemiology. Dr Goenka received her MBBS from Topiwala National Medical College, undertook fellowships at the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and completed her doctoral work at AIIMS conducting an in-depth, ethnographic fieldwork study to understand the micro-dynamics of health-care-delivery at the level of the private general practitioners in relation to diabetes. She has 18 years’ experience interacting with a wide range of groups, from healthcare providers to marginalized populations, from community members, children and school groups to policy makers, and has made significant contributions through research, design, planning, training, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of many national and international projects in India.

Chapters Authored

Cardiovascular, Respiratory, and Related Disorders