RESEARCH

I. Research Completed 

1. Pilot project on the use of Handheld Computers in the area  of health care delivery funded by Media Lab Asia – a collaboration between the Ministry of Information Technology, Government of India, and, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.

 

2. WHO funded Project on “Feasibility of Involvement of Private Medical Practitioners (PMPs) Revised National TB Control Programme”. 

 

3. WHO funded Pilot Project on “Integrated control of Non-communicable diseases (NCDs)”

 

4.  WHO funded project on “A case definition of Epilepsy for use in the community by primary care providers”

 

II. Research Projects Continuing 

 

1.Non-communicable diseases surveillance funded by ICMR- NCD RF survey using WHO STEPwise approach being conducted in rural/urban/slum areas of Ballabgarh. Data collection completed. 

 

2.WHO funded project on “Diagnosis of Psychosis by primary care providers” 

 

3.USAID funded project by Neonatal Health Research Initiative on “ Factors influencing the health seeking behaviour, health care facilities in relation to new born care”  

 

4.IARC funded project on “Comparative evaluation of a single versus double freeze cryo-therapy in management of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia”.  

 

 

5.Case management of reproductive tract infections in India: an analysis of clinical protocols and cost. 

 

6.WHO funded project on “Reliability testing and Validation of Global Physical Activity Questionnaire (GPAQ) and International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) questionnaires”. 

 

7.CRHSP Ballabgarh has been awarded full membership of the International Network for the continuous Demographic Evaluation of Populations and their Health in Developing Countries. (INDEPTH) Network since October 2003. The objectives of the INDEPTH network are:

 

i)to link existing field sites that are able to continuously monitor the health and demographic status of  geographically dispersed populations through a focused network.

 

ii)to initiate and facilitate cross- site, longitudinal health and social studies and impact assessment in severely resource- constrained populations.

 

8.Micronutrient Quality Assurance Laboratory. 

 

9.Partnership with Bharat Scouts & Guides to test quality and iodine content of salt. 

 

10.Tracking Progress Towards Sustaining Elimination of IDD with State Government of Tamil Nadu/Orissa/Goa/Bihar/Rajasthan.

 

11. Establishment of Sentinel Surveillance system for cardiovascular diseases in industrial population.