Girish Dayma

Achievements :

Master of Global Health, University of Barcelona-IS Global.

Thesis topic: Vaccine Efficacy of Various Schedules of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccines against Nasopharyngeal Pneumococcal Colonization: Estimates from a Phase IV Reduced Dose PCV Trial in Indian Infants. Status: succeeded thesis defense on 15 Jul 2020

I have been a part of KEM Hospital Research Centre since 2009, served on assignments mainly on large community-based Phase II/III/IV trials; infectious disease burden studies, and surveillance. In 2019-20, I enrolled myself for Master of Global Health at the University of Barcelona, Spain and after successful completion of the course, I recently joined KEM Hospital Research Centre as a Young Investigator. 


List of publications (since 2018):

1. Kawade, A., Babji, S., Kamath, V., Raut, A., Kumar, C. M., Kundu, R., Venkatramanan, P., Lalwani, S. K., Bavdekar, A., Juvekar, S., Dayma, G., Patil, R., Kulkarni, M., Hegde, A., Nayak, D., Garg, B. S., Gupta, S., Jategaonkar, S., Bedi, N., Maliye, C., … Kulkarni, P. S. Immunogenicity and lot-to-lot consistency of a ready to use liquid bovine-human reassortant pentavalent rotavirus vaccine (ROTASIIL - Liquid) in Indian infants. Vaccine 2019; 37(19), 2554–2560.

2. Early Rollout of ROTAVAC®India Network. Assessment of risk of intussusception after pilot rollout of rotavirus vaccine in the Indian public health system. Vaccine. 2020;38(33):5241-5248. doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.05.093

3. Girish Dayma, Anand Kawade, Ashish Bavdekar Ron Dagan et al. Reduction In Pneumococcal Nasopharyngeal Carriage With Three Different Schedules Of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccines In Infancy. Abstract 1193 selected for ISPPD-12 Symposium

4. Anand Kawade, Girish Dayma, David Goldblatt, Ashish Bavdekar et al. Immunogenicity of Reduced and Alternate Dose Schedule (1+1) of PCV10 & PCV13 in Indian Infants. Abstract selected for ISPPD-12 Symposium.

5. Aditi Apte, Ashish Bavdekar, Girish Dayma, Samir Saha, Harish Nair et al. Prevalence & Risk Factors for Pneumococcal Carriage in South Asian Infants: Results of Observational Cohort Studies in Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Populations. Abstract 1088 selected for ISPPD-12 Symposium



Date City Country Name

Aug 2020

Online course


Population Health During a Pandemic: Contact Tracing and Beyond by the University of Houston

Mar 2020



Basics of Stata by Stata Corp USA

Jan 2020



Fighting for Breath: The Global Forum on Childhood Pneumonia