About the Author
Sulabha Parasuraman is former Professor and Head, Department of Population Policies and Programmes, IIPS, Mumbai. Her areas of expertise include: demography, reproductive health, large-scale survey methodology, sampling procedures, and health care utilisation. She has published numerous articles in journals of national and international repute, and is principal author of many books and research studies. She was senior coordinator of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS), WHO-SAGE Study, GATS-India Survey, and many important demographic and health surveys undertaken by IIPS. Dr Parasuraman served as consultant to many organisations including UNFPA, WHO and UNICEF.