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Sandhya Srinivasan is a Mumbai-based journalist and researcher with master’s degrees in sociology and in public health. She has been a journalist since 1986. She was earlier executive editor and now consulting editor of the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics. She is consulting editor, public health, for Infochange News & Features, published by the Centre for Communication and Development Studies (CCDS), Pune.
Among her research papers are: ‘Shifts in directions of medical research’ in Social Development Report, 2014 (Council for Social Development, forthcoming), ‘Compensation for injury in drug trials in India: can the new rules deliver justice?’ (Infochange News & Features, 2015) http://infochangeindia.org/public-health/analysis/compensation-for-injury-in-drug-trials-in-india.html , ‘Ethical concerns in clinical trials in India: an investigation’ (Centre for Studies in Ethics and Rights, 2009) http://wemos.nl/files/Documenten%20Informatief/Bestanden%20voor%20'Medicijnen'/Ethical_concerns_in_clinical_trials_in_India_An_investigation.pdf and Liberalisation and HIV in Kerala (with Mini Sukumar, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, 2006) http://www.hivpolicy.org/Library/HPP000777.pdf
She has edited a number of collections including Making babies: birth markets and assisted reproductive technologies in India. (Sama/Zubaan 2010), The limits and ethics of new medical technologies (CCDS, 2010), Technology in health care: current controversies (with George Thomas, Forum for Medical Ethics Society, CSER, 2007) and Antiretroviral drugs for all? Obstacles in accessing treatment: lessons from India (Panos India, 2007).