Dr Raman Kataria

Dr Raman Kataria is a founding member of Jan Swasthya Sahyog (JSS – People’s Health Group). JSS works in providing and developing low-cost and effective health programmes in rural India. A paediatric surgeon from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), a premier medical institute in India, Dr Kataria and five other doctors from AIIMS relocated to serve in the remote villages of Chhattisgarh in 1996. With a deep understanding of the social determinants of health, recognising that people everywhere have complicated health needs, JSS reaches out to 225 remote villages through its community health workers and sub-centres. Today JSS has become a resource centre for government and NGOs working on public health in India.