Abhishek Kumar
Analyst, Max Institute of Healthcare Management

Research interests: Costing of services, Reproductive and Child Health, Health system, Public health policy

Email: abhishek_kumar@isb.edu


Abhishek Kumar is a Research Analyst at Max Institute of Healthcare Management, Indian School of Business, Mohali. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Retail Management from St. Xavier’s College, Ranchi and MBA specialized in Rural Management from Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS), Ranchi.

Prior to joining ISB, Abhishek worked with Chandigarh University as an Assistant Professor and IIHMR University, Jaipur as a Research Officer. He has also worked with MIHM previously as an Analyst. His previous work includes research on public health, nutrition, maternal & child health, and the costing of services. His areas of interest include the costing of services, Reproductive and Child Health (RCH), health system, and public health policy. 


MBA, Rural Management, Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS), Ranchi, 2014

BCom, Retail Management, St. Xavier’s College, Ranchi, 2012


Working projects

  1. Improving timely vaccination through incentives and automating the workflow of frontline health workers using ICT
  2. Leveraging e-pharmacy to improve quality of TB care in the private sector

Completed projects

  1. Costing of family planning services and methods in India 
  2. Costing of family planning methods in India
  3. Integrated use of digital connectivity and data to improve child health