Sujatha Rao

The writer is former secretary, ministry of health and family welfare.

A fairer test: Alternative to NEET must be sensitive to concerns of inequality and exclusion
Mon, Sep 18, 2017

The NEET failed to harmonise the qualifying exam, making it fair while rewarding the brightest. Not without reason, the NEET is seen as elitist, favouring the rich, urban families.

A strange hybrid
Fri, Aug 11, 2017

Niti Aayog proposal for privatising public hospitals is ill-designed, driven by ideology more than welfare

Supreme Court directive on making NEET compulsory is move in the right direction
Tue, May 10, 2016

There are about 35 entrance tests for admission to the 412 medical colleges in the country

The wrong response to dengue
Tue, Oct 06, 2015

Delhi lost the window of opportunity to avoid an outbreak because of a governance deficit; first because the state was in election mode and then because of the AAP’s internal squabbles.

For a clean bill of health
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

Public health policy needs political leadership, not another please-all document.