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Child health; Vaccines; Immunizations; Infectious Diseases; Maternal health; Health equity; Health service utilization
Experiences & Accomplishments
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
P.E.S Institute of Technology
Preetika Banerjee is a Research Associate on the Epidemiology team at IVAC. She works on coordinating and managing projects under the Johns Hopkins- Maternal and Child Health Center India Initiative. Her work focuses on identifying and addressing gaps in maternal and child health research priorities in India with a focus on the state of West Bengal. Preetika received her MSPH in Global Disease Epidemiology with certificates in Vaccine Science and Policy and Evaluation of International Health programs. She has previous experience working in India and carried out her undergraduate degree in Biotechnology Engineering in Bangalore, India.
Most recent publications. Focused on the maternal and child health(MCH)and the indirect effects of COVID-19 on MCH services.
- COVID-19-related disruptions to routine vaccination services in India: a survey of paediatric providers https://bmjpaedsopen.bmj.com/content/5/1/e001060
- Childhood immunisations in India during the COVID-19 pandemic: https://bmjpaedsopen.bmj.com/content/5/1/e001061
- Shifting research priorities in maternal and child health in the COVID-19 pandemic era in India: A renewed focus on systems strengthening: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0256099
- COVID-19 vaccine acceptance among healthcare workers in India: Results from a cross-sectional survey: https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.08.10.21261868v1