Abhinav Bassi is a physiotherapist trained in public health, currently working in the capacity of a Research Fellow at the George Institute for Global Health, India. He has a wealth of experience in epidemiological research, policy research, advocacy and civil society network coordination. Diabetes, chronic kidney disease (CKD) and mobile health interventions are key areas of his work at the institute.
His research includes development and implementation of mobile based decision support systems for prevention, screening, treatment and management of non-communicable diseases. His kidney diseases work at the institute include developing registry for documenting health and economic outcomes of CKD patients on maintenance dialysis treatment and assessing the effect of dialysate sodium concentrations on major cardiovascular events and death in patients receiving maintenance haemodialysis. He is also engaged in a systematic review of the current technology led initiatives that have an impact the Indian health system.