Sharmila Mhatre

Programme Leader, International Development Research Centre

Sharmila Mhatre heads the Governance for Equity in Health Systems (GEHS) programme and the Global Health Research Initiative (GHRI) at the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in Ottawa, Canada. IDRC has been a pioneer in supporting the field of health systems strengthening, recognizing the importance of governance and equity issues. Both programmes, headed by Sharmila, are committed to research on primary health care because it places families and communities at the heart of health systems.

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