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Rajeev Sadanandan

Rajeev Sadanandan is former Indian bureaucrat from the Kerala cadre of the Indian Administrative Service and a healthcare policy-maker. He has been working and researching in the area of health systems and financing for over two decades, he has been involved with the health system of the state of Kerala and has been active in health sector reforms in the state. After serving as the Additional Chief Secretary, taking care of the Department of Health and Family Welfare, he took over as the Chief Executive Officer of Health Systems Transformation Platform, funded by the Tata Trusts. Rajeev Sadanandan did his schooling from Sainik School Kazhakootam, went on to do a Master of Arts in English from University of Kerala, he completed his Master of Philosophy in Applied economics from Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram. Rajeev started his bureaucratic career as the Sub-Collector of Kollam. After working in various departments in the Government of Kerala, he served as the District Collector of Malappuram and Thrissur districts during 1994–96.

At Malappuram, he piloted a community-based Self-help group program, aimed at educating and empowering women to improve nutrition, child care, family health and micro-credit societies. This successful pilot—then known as the Malappuram CDS Model—contributed to the launch of state-level Kudumbashree program and the National Rural Livelihood Mission at the national level. Multiple stints in various departments in Kerala followed. During 2007–2010, Rajeev served as the Chairman of Kerala State Electricity Board; as the head of Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana, he revamped various processes to simplify health insurance access for India's poor. While at Ministry of Rural Development, he headed India's rural housing program—Indira Awaas Yojana—and the National Social Assistance Programme aimed at providing financial assistance to the elderly and persons with disabilities in the form of social pensions. Since 2016, Rajeev, as an Additional Chief Secretary, heads Kerala's Department of Health and Family Welfare—his third stint as the head of this department in Kerala, the earlier stints being 1996–2001 and 2011–2013.

He played a key role in controlling the situation during 2018 Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala. During the same year, Kerala was hit by unprecedented floods; the health department under Rajeev played a crucial role in tackling the health situation that followed the 2018 Kerala floods. He is the CEO of Tata Trust-funded Health Systems Transformation Platform. “Costing of focussed interventions among different sub-populations: A Case Study from South Asia”, UNAIDS, 2000 “Government Health Services in Kerala: Who Benefits?”, Economic and Political Weekly, August, 2001 “Idle Capacity in Resource Strapped Government Hospitals in Kerala”, Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Kerala, 2002 “Global Health Partnerships: Assessing The Evidence For Impact, India Case Study”, DFID Health Resource Centre, London, 2004 “Rogi Kalyan Samitis: A Case Study on Hospital Reforms from Madhya Pradesh, India” in “Reinventing Public Service Delivery in India: Selected Case Studies”, SAGE Publications, New Delhi.

2006 “Practical Guidelines for Intensifying HIV Prevention: Towards Universal Access”, UNAIDS, Geneva, 2007 “HIV infected and affected”, New Delhi, June, 2007 “Managing AIDS Control Programmes in India” in “Strategic Issues and Challenges in Health Management”, SAGE Publications, New Delhi, 2008 “Final Evaluation Nepal: October 2007: International HIV/AIDS workplace education programme: SHARE strategic HIV/AIDS responses by enterprises”, International Labour Organisation, Geneva, 2008 “HIV/AIDS in India — The Response of Government Health Services” (Ritu Priya and Shalini Mehta, Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam Pub Ltd, New Delhi, 2008 “Health technology assessment in universal health coverage”, Comment in Lancet, Vol 382 December 21/28, 2013 “Improving quality for maternal care — a case study from Kerala, India” “India’s Largest Hospital Insurance Program Faces Challenges In Using Claims Data To Measure Quality”, Health Affairs, October, 2016. 35:1792-1799

Stockton, Alabama

Stockton is an unincorporated community in Baldwin County, United States. It is the nearest community to a National Historic Landmark; the community is part of the Bay Minette-Daphne-Fairhope-Foley Micropolitan Statistical Area. A slasher film, Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood, was made around the Stockton area; the most recent estimates of the population of the community, puts the population somewhere near 2,046 individuals. These estimates list the following races and ethnicities: Caucasian/White - 79.7% African-Americans - 18.2% Native Americans - 2.1% The community is most named for Francis Stockton, appointed in 1809 to select a site for the first Baldwin County courthouse. The Stockton post office first began operations in 1837; the U. S. Mail service delivered mail from Alabama by stage coach twice a week to Stockton. In 1855 the United States government started a mail service between Mobile and Claiborne, Alabama. Steamers were awarded contracts for carrying the mail, each leaving Mobile twice a week, touching at Stockton, connected to Montgomery by the stage line.

Stockton is served in and around the small community. Stockton is home to a small seaplane base frequented by general aviation traffic. Interstate 65 Alabama State Route 59 Hubbard Landing Seaplane Base