The impact of federalisation on Nepal's health system: a longitudinal analysis
Professor of Sociology
Central Department of Sociology
and Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Nepal.
Madhusudan Subedi (MA Sociology, MPhil in Social Anthropology with special focus on Human Ecology and Medical Anthropology, and Diploma in Education and Administration) is Professor at the Central Department of Sociology, Tribhuvan University, and Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Nepal. He teaches Sociology of Health, Sociology of Ageing and Disability, Social Determinants of Health, Sociology and Public Policy and Qualitative Research. He is working as a researcher, teacher and training facilitators since 1993. His interests are wide ranging and cover Social Determinants of Health, Community Health and Sanitation, Pharmaceuticals and Governance, Reproductive Health, Health System Management, Corruption, Health Communication, Health Policy and System, Indigenous Knowledge and Ethno-medicine, Disability, Malnutrition, Education Policy, Health Governance, Social Inclusion-Exclusion and Community Engagement, Participatory Planning, and Social and Political Transformation. For last 25 years, Subedi has been teaching students of medicine, public health, sociology and anthropology. He has conducted extensive research on health issues and has written and co-authored four books and published more than 40 academic articles. Subedi is one of the investigators of the research project, 'Dignity without Danger: collaboratively analysing stigma and taboos to address menstrual exclusion in Nepal' funded by the British Academy through the Global Challenges Research Fund Sustainable Development project (2018-2020).