- February 25, 1017
Dr. Saira Mehnaz has won the Sh. Kalu Ram National Memorial Award on her research paper, “Documenting catastrophic spending on health by migrant slum population” at the 44thNational Annual Conference of Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (IAPSMCON ’2017) held at Kolkata.She is Associate Professor, Department of Community Medicine, Aligarh Muslim University.
Dr. Mehnaz, who has won the award in all age categories, also presented a research paper “Predictors and Barriers of Utilization of Maternal Health Services in Periurban Areas of Aligarh”.
She had earlier won national awards in 2011 and 2012 in conferences at Berhampur, Orissa and Kochi, Kerala. Earlier in 2014 She was awarded with prestigious “Ford Foundation Epidemiological Research Grant”.