Denny John, Micro Insurance Academy (MIA)
Mr. Denny John is involved with Micro Insurance Academy (MIA) as Dy Director-Project Implementation since Jan 2012. He has over a decade of experience across various health domains, such as project management, hospital management, health services research, project evaluation, training, and advocacy. After receiving training under the WHO-SEARO India office supported “Training on Health Insurance” in 2006, he was involved in designing two microhealthinsurance projects; in Nanded and Mumbai. He has been invited as resource faculty for conducting training programs on microhealthinsurance organized by MOHFW, Govt of India, and Dept of Preventive and Social Medicine, Seth G S Medical College, Mumbai, where he conducted training for representatives from NGOs, government departments, and post-graduate medical students. In 2008 he was awarded the Incubation Support Award from UnLtd India, for supporting his work on microhealthinsurance for urban poor in Mumbai city. From 2009-2011 he was involved as Co-Researcher for ‘Researching the transformative dimensions in the provision of the social health protection in urban Maharashtra’, along with researchers and faculty members from University of Antwerp, Belgium. He has publications in the domain of micro health insurance and social health protection in books, periodicals and peer-reviewed journals. He has a bachelors degree in physical therapy, MBA in Hospital Management, and Master of Public Health (MPH). He is recipient of the prestigious Commonwealth Scholarship for his MPH studies at University of Auckland, New Zealand, for the years 2010-2011.
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Working group: Health
Email address: denny(at)mia.org.in
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