Dr Paramdeep Singh

Associate Professor, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, India

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English, Punjabi, Hindi

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Research Focus
I am Principal Investigator of the funded Project on non-communicable diseases (NCD) which is entitled "Patient Health Literacy and Information (PAHELI)". Under this project, my team is working on developing and disseminating evidence-based health information to patients and community in the local/comprehensible language apart from promoting changes in the healthcare delivery system that improve information, communication, informed decision-making, and access to health services. We are seeking to engage with Government administrators to apprise them of the available scientific data that may help them to translate it into public policy related to NCDs. We are further pursuing to involve organizations, professionals, policymakers, communities, individuals, and families in a linked, multi-sector effort to improve health literacy related to Non- communicable diseases. I wish to take this project globally and am currently looking for collaborators from the whole of the world especially from Lower-middle-income countries (LMIC). Even my previous research and clinical work has been focused on the most pressing global health issues, namely Stroke, Diabetes, Epilepsy and Infections such as Tuberculosis/Hepatitis C, reflecting my "Think Population, Treat Individual" approach in the clinical context, and given the synergy between clinical medicine and public health, the above approach may well be translated as "Think Globally, Act Locally" in the context of Public Health. As one of the core investigators, I and other IAP Young Physician leaders (YPL) have started working on a pro
Research Groups
  • Patient Health Literacy and Information (PAHELI)
Associate Professor
Global goals
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Target 4.C
Target 17.6
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Professional Organisations
  • Indian National Young Academy of Science (INYAS)
  • Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)
  • India
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