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Doctor/ Ph.D. member- Dr. Saurav Basu

Dr. Saurav Basu / institut de diplomatie

Doctor of Medicine

(M.D) in Community Medicine

Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi (University of Delhi),

Diplomate of National Board (DNB) in Social & Preventive Medicine


Public Health,

Medical Ethics,

Social determinants of health,

Maternal nutrition and health promotion, mHealth,

Public Health Surveillance ,

Clinical aspects of Diabetes, Tuberculosis, Non-communicable disease control, Yoga, Addiction disorders, Medication Adherence.


Dec. 2018 Diplomate of National Board (DNB) in Social & Preventive Medicine

2015-2018 Doctor of Medicine (M.D) in Community Medicine

Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi (University of Delhi)

Grade Pass*

2012-2014 Master of Public Health (Field Epidemiology),

National Centre for Disease Control, Delhi (Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University)

Grade First division with Distinction

2002-2008: M.B.B.S, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi (University of Delhi)

Grade Second Division


Total Publications

51 original (34 PubMed Indexed), 22 review/commentary (14 PubMed Indexed), 25 letter to editor/correspondence (22 PubMed Indexed)

ORCID: 0000-0003-1336-8720

H-INDEX: 11 (Google scholar)

I-10 INDEX: 12 (Google scholar)


1. Malhotra V, Basu S, Sharma N, Kumar S, Garg S, Dushyant K, Borle A. Outcomes among 10,314 hospitalized COVID-19 patients at a tertiary care government hospital in Delhi, India. J Med Virol. 2021 Mar 23. [DOI: 10.1002/jmv.26956] [PMID: 33755238]

2. Basu S, Sharma R, Sharma P, Sharma N. Addiction like behavior associated with social media usage in undergraduate students of a government medical college in Delhi, India. Indian Journal of Psychiatry 2021;63:35-40 [DOI: 10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_153_20] [PMID: pending]

3. Basu S, Marimuthu Y, Sharma N, Sharma P, Gangadharan N, Santra S. Attitude towards mobile learning among resident doctors involved in undergraduate medical education at a government medical college in Delhi, India. Journal of Education and Health Promotion. 2020;9:321. [DOI: 10.4103/jehp.jehp_443_20] [PMID: 33426125]

4. Basu S, Rustagi R, Sharma P, Sharma N, Laul A. Perceived awareness, practices and perspectives on COVID-19 management among medical doctors in India: A repeated cross-sectional study. Population Medicine. 2020. 2(December):41. [DOI: 10.18332/popmed/128331]

5. Garg S, Marimathu Y, Bhatnagar N, Singh MM, Borle A, Basu S. Development and Validation of a Menstruation Related Activity Restriction Questionnaire among Adolescent Girls in Urban Resettlement Colonies of Delhi. Indian Journal of Community Medicine [Accepted Article] [PMID: pending]

6. Basu S. The potential and barriers in the expansion and utilization of a text message-based tobacco cessation service among tobacco users in India. Journal of Smoking Cessation. Cambridge University Press; 2020;15(4):219–22. [DOI: 10.1017/jsc.2020.23]

7. Basu S, Bhatnagar N, Santra S, Laul A. Awareness and perspectives on paediatric dysbiosis among early-career clinicians at a tertiary care hospital in Delhi, India. JAC-Antimicrobial Resist. 2020 Sep 1;2(3). [DOI: 10.1093/jacamr/dlaa072]

8. Basu S, Garg S, Sharma A, Arora E, Singh MM. The Hindi version of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale-Short Form: Reliability and Validity Assessment. Indian Journal of Community Medicine. Jul-Sep 2020;45(3):348-352. [DOI: 10.4103/ijcm.IJCM_378_19] [PMID: 33354017]

9. Sharma A, Basu S, Garg S. The feasibility of opportunistic screening for detecting Noise-induced hearing loss in factory workers in a rural area of Delhi, India. Indian Journal Community Medicine [Accepted Article] [PMID: Pending]

10. Basu S, Sajwan A, Bhatnagar N. Delayed Vaccination in Infants in an Urban Health Center in Delhi, India: Evidence from a Retrospective Audit of Secondary Data. MAMC J Med Sci 2020;6:97-9. [DOI: 10.4103/mamcjms.mamcjms_20_20]

11. Basu S, Engtipi K, Kumar R. Determinants of adherence to antihypertensive treatment among patients attending a primary care clinic with limited medical armamentarium in Delhi, India: A qualitative study. Chronic Illn. 2020 Sep 17:1742395320959418. [DOI: 10.1177/1742395320959418] [PMID: 32938210]

12. Basu S, Garg S, Anuradha S, Gangadharan N. Oral self-care practices and treatment seeking behavior in patients with diabetes at a tertiary care government hospital in Delhi, India. Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2020 Sep 10;14(6):1801-1803. [DOI: 10.1016/j.dsx.2020.09.007] [PMID: 32950850]

13. Rustagi R, Basu S, Sharma P, Sharma N. The effectiveness of a dose based reporting tool in reducing vaccine wastage at primary care clinics in Delhi, India: an operational research study. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2020 Aug 24:1-4. [DOI: 10.1080/21645515.2020.1796427] [PMID: 32835605]

14. Sharma N, Bhatnagar A, Basu S, Khanna A, Chopra KK, Banerjee B, etc. A comparison of patient treatment pathways among multidrug-resistant and drug-sensitive TB cases in Delhi, India: A cross-sectional study. Indian J Tuberc. 2020 Oct;67(4):502-508. [DOI: 10.1016/j.ijtb.2020.07.020] [PMID: 33077051]

15. Basu S, Sharma P, Rustagi R, Sharma R, Sharma N. Measuring internet gaming addiction among Indian medical students: development and preliminary psychometric properties of a new scale. Industrial Psychiatry Journal. 2020;29(1):33-37. [DOI: 10.4103/ipj.ipj_114_20] [PMID: Pending]

16. Sharma N, Khanna A, Chandra S, Basu S, Chopra KK, Singla N, Babbar N, Kohli C. Trends & treatment outcomes of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Delhi, India (2009-2014): A retrospective record-based study. Indian Journal of Medical Research. 2020;151(6):598-603. doi: 10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_1048_18. [PMID: 32719234]

17. Sharma N, Basu S, Chopra KK, Sharma P. Awareness and perspectives on expansion of latent TB management among public-sector physicians and medical trainees in Delhi, India. Indian J Tuberc. 2020;67(2):208-212. [DOI: 10.1016/j.ijtb.2020.02.003] [PMID: 32553313]

18. Marimuthu Y, Nagappa B, Sharma N, Basu S, Chopra KK. COVID-19 and tuberculosis: A mathematical model based forecasting in Delhi, India. Indian J Tuberc. 2020;67(2):177-181. [DOI: 10.1016/j.ijtb.2020.05.006] [PMID: 32553309]

19. Garg S, Basu S, Rustagi R, Borle A. Primary Health Care Facility Preparedness for Outpatient Service Provision During the COVID-19 Pandemic in India: Cross-Sectional Study. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2020;6(2):e19927. [DOI: 10.2196/19927] [PMID: 32452819]

20. Basu S, Yadav P, Banerjee B, Yadav A. The effect of a clinic-based behavioral intervention in promoting enrolment in a text-message tobacco cessation program at a rural primary health clinic in Delhi, India. Tobacco Prevention & Cessation. 2020;6:27. [DOI: 10.18332/tpc/120382] [PMID: 32760862]

21. Basu S, Mariam W, Santra S, Garg S, Singhal R. Re-exposure animal bite management among incident animal bite cases in a secondary care Hospital in Delhi, India. Indian J Public Health. 2020;64(1):72-74. [DOI: 10.4103/ijph.IJPH_37_19] [PMID: 32189687]

22. Garg S, Basu S, Baswal D, Mariam W, Rustagi R. Training of health workers for Maternal Death Surveillance and Response program in India: knowledge assessment and analytical evaluation. Journal of Midwifery and Reproductive Health. 2020; 8(1): 2024-2032. [DOI: 10.22038/jmrh.2019.38320.1427]

23. Basu S, Budh N, Sharma A, Garg S, Singh MM. Postpartum depression burden and associated factors in mothers of infants at an urban primary health center in Delhi, India. Tzu Chi Med J. 2019 [DOI: 10.4103/tcmj.tcmj_190_19] [PMID: 33505881]

24. Pangtey R, Basu S, Meena GS, Banerjee B. Perceived Stress and its Epidemiological and Behavioral Correlates in an Urban Area of Delhi, India: A Community-Based Cross-Sectional Study. Indian J Psychol Med. 2020;42(1):80-86. [DOI: 10.4103/IJPSYM.IJPSYM_528_18] [PMID: 31997869]

25. Basu S, Garg S, Sharma N, Singh MM, Garg S. Text-Messaging intervention improves patient diabetes related knowledge in a government hospital of India: a quasi-experimental study. National Medical Journal of India. 2019 [Accepted Article] [PMID: pending]

26. Vankhuma C, Basu S, Sharma N, Kumar S. Tobacco use patterns and tobacco-related awareness in medical students of Delhi. Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health. 2019 [DOI: 10.1016/j.cegh.2019.04.012]

27. Sharma N, Khanna A, Chandra S, Mariam W, Basu S, Kumar P, Chopra KK, Babbar N. Partnership in tuberculosis control through involvement of pharmacists in Delhi: An exploratory operational research study. Indian J Pharmacol 2019;51(3):168-72. [PMID: 31391684]

28. Basu S, Garg S, Sharma N, Singh MM, Garg S, Asaria M. The determinants of out‑of‑pocket health‑care expenses for diabetes mellitus patients in India: An examination of a tertiary care government hospital in Delhi. Perspect Clin Res 2019 [DOI: 10.4103/picr.PICR_169_18] [PMID: 32670834]

29. Basu S, Garg S, Singh M M, Kohli C. Knowledge and practices related to the use of personal audio devices and associated health risks among medical students in Delhi. J Edu Health Promot 2019;8:42. [PMID: 30993135]

30. Sharma N, Singla N, Khanna A, Basu S, Chopra KK, Chandra S, Kohli C. Pattern and trends of drug sensitivity in MDR-TB cases in Delhi (2009-2014): A record based study. Indian J Tuberculosis. 2019. [DOI: 10.1016/j.ijtb.2019.02.017] [PMID: 31151488]

31. Mariam W, Garg S, Singh MM, Koner BC, Anuradha S, Basu S. Vitamin D status, determinants and relationship with biochemical profile in women with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Delhi, India. Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2019;13(2):1517-21. [DOI: 10.1016/j.dsx.2019.03.005] [PMID: 31336515]

32. Dzeyie KA, Basu S, Dikid T. The knowledge, attitude, and practices relating to tuberculosis among drug‑resistant tuberculosis patients. Indian J Med Spec. [DOI: 10.4103/INJMS.INJMS_31_18]

33. Sharma N, Khanna A, Chandra S, Basu S, Bajaj D, Sachdeva KS, Ramachandran R. Tuberculosis (TB) intervention model targeting mobile population of truckers in Delhi, India. Indian J Tuberc. 2019 Jul;66(3):382-387. [PMID: 31439184]

34. Pangtey R, Basu S, Meena GS, Banerjee B. Status of Noncommunicable Disease Screening in an Urban Resettlement Colony in Delhi, India: A Descriptive Cross-Sectional Study. MAMC J Med Sci 2018; 4:133-6.

35. Basu S, Garg S, Singh MM, Kohli C. Addiction-like behavior associated with mobile phone usage among medical students in Delhi. Indian J Psychol Med 2018;40:446-51 [PMID: 30275620]

36. Dzeyie KA, Basu S, Dikid T, Bhatnagar AK, Narain J, Chauhan LS. Epidemiological and Behavioural Correlates of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in a Tertiary Care Centre, Delhi, India. Indian J Tuberculosis. 2018. Indian J Tuberc. 2019 Jul;66(3):331-336 [PMID: 31439176]

37. Basu S, Garg S, Sharma N, Singh MM, Garg S. Adherence to self-care practices, glycemic status and influencing factors in diabetes patients in a tertiary care hospital in Delhi. World J Diabetes 2018; 9(5): 72-79. [PMID: 29988911]

38. Dahiya N, Basu S, Singh MC, Garg S, Kumar R, Kohli C. Knowledge and Practices Related to Screening for Breast Cancer among Women in Delhi, India. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2018 Jan 27;19(1):155-159. [PMID: 29373907]

39. Basu S, Garg S, Kumar R, Shukla A. The willingness for using mobile phone for health education among women caregivers of under 5 children in an urban resettlement colony in Delhi, India. Indian J Community Health. Dec.2017;29(4):439-44.

40. Basu S, Khobragade M, Raut D K, Garg S. Knowledge of diabetes among diabetic patients in government hospitals of Delhi. Int J Non-Commun Dis 2017;2:8-10.

41. Basu S, Khobragade M, Kumar A, Raut DK. Medical adherence and its predictors in Diabetes Mellitus patients attending government hospitals in the Indian Capital, Delhi, 2013: A cross sectional study. Int J Diabetes Dev Ctries 2015; 35 Suppl 2:95-101.

42. Chaudhary P, Basu S, Dzeyie AK, Gulla S, Khade S, Patel A et al. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Mothers regarding Diarrhoeal Illness in Children under Five Years of Age: A Cross Sectional Study in an Urban Slum of Delhi, India. Journal Communicable Diseases. 2014;46(3):13-21.

43. Basu S, Arora E, Singh MM, Garg S, Budh N. Adherence to Iron with Folic Acid Supplementation in Women attending an Antenatal Clinic at a Low-Income Urban Area in Delhi, India. Indian Journal of Community and Family Medicine. 2020 [Accepted Article]

44. Rustagi R, Sharma P, Basu S, Rao S, Sharma N. A survey of Anaemia burden and its predictors among the undergraduates enrolled in a government medical college of Delhi. Journal of Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences University. 2020 [Accepted Article]

45. Basu S, Pangtey S, Banerjee B, Saurabh K. How do physicians and nurses assess and support patient medication adherence? An examination of a rural secondary care hospital in Delhi, India. International J Academic Medicine. 2021 [Accepted Article]

46. Basu S, Pangtey S, Banerjee B, Saurabh K. Quality of Life scale among perimenopausal and postmenopausal women in a rural area of Delhi: a facility-based study. Journal of Public Health & Primary Care. 2021 [Accepted Article]

47. Basu S, Santra S, Bhatnagar N, Laul A. Outpatient antibiotic prescribing behavior and their psychosocial predictors among early-career clinicians in Delhi, India. International J Academic Medicine. 2021 [Accepted Article]

48. Santra S, Garg S, Basu S, Sharma N, Singh MM, Khanna A. The effect of a mHealth intervention on anti-tuberculosis medication adherence in Delhi, India: a quasi-experimental study. Indian J Public Health. 2021 [DOI: 10.4103/ijph.IJPH_879_20] [PMID: 33753687]

49. Sharma N, Basu S, Pragya S. Sociodemographic determinants of the adoption of a contact tracing application during the COVID-19 epidemic in Delhi, India. Health Policy and Technology. 2021 [DOI: 10.1016/j.hlpt.2021.02.003] [PMID: Pending]

50. Sharma P, Chawla R, Bakshi R, Saxena S, Basu S, et al. Seroprevalence of antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 and their predictors among employees of a teaching hospital in New Delhi, India. Osong Public Health and Research Perspectives. 2021 [Accepted Article] [PMID: Pending]

51. Garg S, Singh MM, Basu S, Bhatnagar N, Bala I, Dabi Y, et al. Perceptions of frontline workers, female health workers and school teachers in menstrual hygiene promotion among adolescent girls of Delhi, India: a qualitative study. Indian J Community Medicine. 2021 [Accepted Article] [PMID: Pending]

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