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Reports and Periodicals

Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar

Reports and Periodicals (From 2008 to 2016)

2017-18

Sr. No. Status Numbers
1 New Grants Obtained 3
2 Ongoing Research Projects 23
3 Completed Research Projects 17
4 New Proposals 5
  Total 48

New grants, ongoing projects and completed projects
New Grants Obtained

1. Maternal and Child Health& Nutrition.
Conducting Evidence Summary on “Nutrition Programmes” under the SARH Systematic Review (SR) Programme for South Asia Region, DFID funded (Dr. Kavitha Menon, Dr. Ritu Rana and Dr. Dileep Mavalankar)
Study on care seeking behavioural practices for children under five with fever and maculopapular rashes (Dr. P. S. Ganguly), funded by WHO SEARO

2. Others
Technical support towards Enhancing resilience of children to climate change shocks in Rajasthan (Dr. P. S. Ganguly, Dr. Mahaveer Golecha, Dr.Dileep Mavalankar) Submitted to UNICEF

Ongoing Research Projects

  • Devising local coping mechanisms and adaptation technologies to build climate-resilience capacities of urban poor in South Asia. Global Resilience Program, for South Asia with with Mahila Housing Trust, SEWA. Rockefeller Foundation. (Dr. VeenaIyer)
  • SEWA Shakti Kendra for Good Governance (Evaluation). Funded by AzimPremji Foundation. (Dr. Mayur Trivedi; Dr. Bharti Sharma, 2016-18) 
    Study of Human Resource Management policies, strategies & practicing to increase the availability of Medical Officers in tribal area in MP & Gujarat, PHRI/Department of Science and Technology, GOI (2016-19)
  • Gujarat’s 3-tier Approach to Tackle Malnutrition: Issues and Recommendations. Funded by Department of Science and Technology, GOI (Dr. RituRana & Dr. Deepak Saxena, 2014-19)
  • Confidence of midwifery students on selected midwifery competencies at completion of education: A multi-country study in collaboration with the Karolinska Institute, Sweden. Funded by Karonlinska Institute Sweden (Dr.Bharti Sharma, 2015-18)
  • Relationship between Enteric Fever incidence and Climate in the city of Ahmedabad from the year 1990 – 2014. Funded PHRI, Department of Science and Technology, GOI (Dr. Veena Iyer 2015-18)
  • Public Awareness Action plan for mitigation and prevention of Hepatitis B. Funded by BMS Foundation. (Dr. Deepak Saxena, 2015-18)
  • Foco-one health urban transformation, University of Bonn (Prof. Dileep Mavalankar & Dr. Deepak Saxena, 2016-21)
  • Implementation of Public Health Research Initiative. Funded by Department of Science and Technology, GOI (Dr. Dileep Mavalankar & dr. Deepak Saxena, 2013-18)
  • Testing Social Norms for uptake of Latrine in Rural India. 3ie Grant. Formative Study. (Prof. Ganesh Iyer, Prof. Gauri, Dr. Reetu Sharma, Ms. Deepa and Ms. Nivedita)
  • Case studies of cities to assess resilience to shock situations of the urban poor with Mahila Housing Trust, SEWA (Dr. Veena Iyer and Dr. Bharati Sharma)
  • NIDHI-TBI scheme of Department of Science and Technology. Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India (Dr. Dileep Mavalankar, Dr. Deepak Saxena, 2016-18)

Research Projects Completed
Health System

  • Abt Associate in a USAID’s Health Financing and Governance project, USAID (2016-17)
  • Towards Universal Health Coverage, Improving Health of Selected ‘de-notified’ and ‘nomadic’ tribes” in Gujarat, Department of Science and Technology, GOI (Dr. Mayur Trivedi, 2016-17)
  • Formative assessment of First Level Health Team Leaders in 2 districts, Dr Reddy Foundation, Hyderabad (Dr Kranti Vora & Prof. Dileep Mavalankar, 2016-17)

Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition 

  • Evaluation of AcRCT of a mHealth Intervention ImTeCHO to improve delivery of proven maternal, newborn and child care interventions through ASHAs in Tribal Areas of Gujarat, India, SEWA Rural, (2015-17) Dr. Somen Sana
  • Improve young people’s reproductive and sexual health and enhance empowerment in the state of Gujarat through demonstrating convergence of health programs: In collaboration with CHETNA and funded by MacArthur Foundation. (Dr. Deepak Saxena) (2014-17)

Communicable & Non Communicable Diseases

  • Prevalence of Human Papilloma Virus and feasibility study of a preventive strategy for Cervical Cancer: A community survey in Gujarat, Department of Science and Technology, GOI, Dr Kranti Vora, 2016-17.

Others

  • Testing Social Norms for uptake of latrines in rural India, 3ie-International Initiative for Impact Evaluation. 2017 (Dr. Dileep Mavalankar & Dr. Kavitha Chauhan)
  • To Assess The Burden Of Heat Illness And Current Adaptive Capacity In Ahmedabad Public Health Care Delivery System For Heat Related Morbidity. Funded by NIH, through NRDC (Dr. Dileep Mavalankar & Dr. P.S. Ganguly, 2015-17) 
  • Deepening & expanding the heat health Action plan in India. (second phase) Funded by NRDC, CDKN – Phase II(Dr. Dileep Mavalankar & Dr. P.S. Ganguly) (2015-17)
  • Change Health Behaviours And Improve Coverage Of Health Services By Activating Social Platforms For The Poor In Uttar Pradesh. Funded by BMGF (Dr. Dileep Mavalankar, 2011-17)

New Proposal

  • Impact assessment of community based management of children with severe acute malnutrition-SAM without medical complications using Ready-to-use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) (Dr. Dileep Mavalankar, Dr. Kavitha Menon, Dr. Deepak Saxena and Dr. Ritu Rana) submitted to depart of women and child development, Govt of Gujarat.
  • Situation analysis and Techno-Managerial study of ICDS services in Navsari (Good-performing) and Narmada (poorly-performing) districts in Gujarat (Prof. Dileep Mavalanar, Dr. Bharti Sharma, Dr. Kavitha Menon, Dr. Monika Setia, Dr. Ritu Rana)
  • Proposal for setting up Independent Health Technology Assessment Committee for Gujarat. Submitted to Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Gujarat. (Dr. Mahaveer Golechha) (2016)
  • Confidence of midwifery students on selected midwifery competencies at completion of education: A multi-centred study. The COMICE study. Submitted to the Swedish Research Institute. (Dr. Bharti Sharma, 2016)
  • Bundle of demand-generating curated life-saving solutions for mothers and babies to change behaviour to reduce preventable infant and maternal mortality in South Asia, Submitted to USAID in partnership with ‘Barakat Bundle’. An initiative of PhD student from Harvard University (Dr. Bharti Sharma, 2016)

2018

  • Iyer V., (2018) Women’s action towards climate resilience of urban poor in South Asia: Case analysis report; Mahila Housing SEWA Trust, May 31st, 2018.
  • Iyer V., (2018) Women’s action towards climate resilience of urban poor in South Asia: Evaluation, research, methodology and results; Mahila Housing SEWA Trust, May 31st, 2018.
  • Menon K, Puthussery S, Ravalia A, Panchal P, Rana R, Mistry S, Tseng P, Bhandol J and Mavalankar D (2018) Effectiveness of nutrition interventions in low- and middle-income countries: An evidence summary. Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar; Public Health Foundation of India; University of Bedfordshire, UK and BRAC, Bangladesh.
  • Menon K, Ravalia A, Panchal P, Rana R, Mistry S, Tseng P, Puthussery S, Bhandol J and Mavalankar D (2018) Effectiveness of nutrition interventions in low- and middle-income countries: Contextualisation summary. Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar; Public Health Foundation of India; University of Bedfordshire, UK and BRAC, Bangladesh.

2016

  • INSPIRE project-Gujarat’s 3-tier approach to tackle malnutrition: Issues and Recommendations, Phase 1 report, submitted to DST and Government of Gujarat
  • The Swaddle : What’s going on with Organ Donation in India http://theswaddle.com/what-is-going-on-with-organ-donation-in-india/ January 2016
  • documentary films were made under the ARCADE project for public awareness.

2015

  • Tribal Health Consultation: Experiences, observations, and suggestions for actions. Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar. 28th November, 2015.
  • Schools as a setting for Comprehensive Health Promotion: Preventive, Promotive, Curative, Referral and outreach services. Formative Research Report. WHO India Project.
  • ARCADE Visit Report to Sweden and Finland
  • SEWA report of the impact evaluation – 2015
  • Deepak Saxena : Low Awareness about HBV , Deccan Herald 28th July 2015
  • A film on recycling by Dr Mayur Trivedi-selected in French film festival as one of the best documentary.

2014

  • Report on formative phase for the WASH and CLEAN project, January 2014.
  • T Shah, D Mavalankar, GS Azhar, A Jaiswal, M Connolly. Addressing heat-related health risks in urban India: Ahmedabad’s Heat Action Plan. Inside story. Climate and Development Knowledge Network.
  • Gulrez Shah Azhar, Priya Dutta, Ajit Rajiva and Dileep Mavalankar. Protecting School Children From Heat Waves in Ahmedabad. Towards HFA2: Emerging Insights from the Grassroots. South Asia Disasters.
  • Gulrez Shah Azhar, Priya Dutta, Ajit Rajiva and Dileep Mavalankar. Possible Heat Action Plan for Small Towns of India. South Asia Disasters.
  • Report on Supportive supervision on Roll-out of two-day refresher training for anganwadi workers to WCD, Government of Gujarat
  • Scaling up efforts of SEARCH’s Home Based Newborn Care activities in Karnataka – a Case study. Funded by Save the Children India
  • Report of “Evaluation of Nutrition Mission Project in Bavla and Barvala blocks of Ahmedabad district established by Zilla Panchayat. Funded by ZP Ahmedabad”
  • Report of “Case Study on Scale-up of Home Based Neonatal Care in Karnataka”, to Save the Children India.
  • Ahmedabad Heat Action Plan. Available from www.egovamc.com/downloads/HealthCare/healthpdf/heat_action_plan.pdf
  • Report to the Government of Gujarat on Health Facility Mapping study. Phase 1A
  • Need Assessments and Feasibility Study for establishing a research Cell in various Medical College across Gujarat: Submitted to ICMR 2014
  • Guidelines for publishing Negative Studies in Bio Medical Research: Submitted to ICMR 2014
  • Formative study on improving young people’s reproductive and sexual health and enhance empowerment in Gujarat through demonstrating convergence of health programs in Talod taluka of Sabarkantha. 2014
  • Report on formative phase for the WASH and CLEAN project, January 2014.
  • Submitted final report on Evaluation of RSBY in four states, Kerala, Gujarat, Mizoram and Tripura, to GIZ, New Delhi in collaboration with NRMC, India, New Delhi– July 2014.
  • Setia M., Rana R., Gajjar, J.D., Mavalankar, D.“Number of New Sub Centers Needed” Health Facility Mapping in Gujarat – Mapping the Sub Centers: Government of Gujarat, India (Phase I Report). November 2013.
  • Setia M., Chaudhary P., Rana R., Gajjar, J.D., Mavalankar, D.“Suggesting Locations for New Health Facilities Using GIS Mapping” Health Facility Mapping in Gujarat: Government of Gujarat, India (Report II). April 2013.
  • ARCADE RSDH 19th to 36 month project report
  • Article on ARCADE-RSDH showcased in Vibrant Gujarat Economic Submit. Web-link: http://www.arcade-project.org /arcade-rsdh-showcased-in- vibrant-gujarat-economic- submit/
  • Appraisal of Recruitment, Placement and Transfer related policies and practices for Medical Officers in Gujarat under the Wellcome Trust fellowship grant

2013

  • “The impact of microfinance-linked health programs in addressing access barriers to health services in India”. Project completion report supported by Wellcome Trust Capacity Strengthening Award to Public Health Foundation of India and a Consortium of UK Universities. October 2013.
  • Setia M., Chaudhary P., Rana R., Gajjar, J.D., Mavalankar, D. (2013) “Suggesting Locations for New Health Facilities Using GIS Mapping” Health Facility Mapping in Gujarat: Government of Gujarat, India (Report II). April 2013.
  • Edited Special conference issue for International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health on Inequity in Maternal and Child Health December 2013
  • Need Assessment and Feasibility study for developing a research cell in Medical College across Gujarat : Report Submitted to ICMR 2013
  • EPI-4 Network meeting in Gujarat: Report Submitted to KI Sweden

2012

  • Report of “Evaluation of Nutrition Mission Project in Bavla and Barvala blocks of Ahmedabad district established by Zilla Panchayat. Funded by ZP Ahmedabad”
  • Technical Report on Workshop on Qualitative Research Methods for Health Professionals, IIPHG: Ahmedabad, 2012, to be submitted to ICMR & CSIT
  • Technical Report on Spring school on Social Epidemiology and Social Determinants, IIPHG & UCL, Ahmedabad, 2012, submitted to WTP secretariat
  • Report of Evaluation of Child Development and Nutrition Centres in Ahmedabad district, to be submitted to Zilla Parishad, Ahmedabad
  • Report of “Case Study on Scale-up of Home Based Neonatal Care in Karnataka”, Submitted to Save the Children India.
  • Metcalfe M, Saha S, Rao DSK, Stack K, Awimbo A. 2012. Integrated Health and Microfinance in India: Harnessing the Strengths of Two Sectors to Improve Health and Alleviate Poverty. State of the Field of Integrated Health and Microfinance in India, 2012. Jointly published by Freedom From Hunger, Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar, and Microcredit Summit Campaign. (Released on 28th July 2012 at New Delhi by Syeda Hameed, Member, Planning Commission, Government of India)
  • Khatri J, Saha S, Anuradha. 2012. Qualitative study on adolescent and young people’s health and development in Ahmedabad District, Gujarat. Report by Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar and Mahila SEWA Trust.
  • India Health and Microfinance Community Newsletter Vol 1, Issue 2, June 2012 (Jointly published by Freedom from Hunger, Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar, and Microcredit Summit Campaign).
  • Impact of RSBY on enrolled households: Lessons from Gujarat (With T. Sheshadri, D. Saxena, D. Devadasan). Report being submitted to World Health Organisation. August 2012
  • “Study of health facility type design”Health Facility Mapping in Gujarat: Government of Gujarat. (Report IB). October 2012.
  • “Number of New Health Facilities Needed” Health Facility Mapping in Gujarat: Government of Gujarat. (Report IA). April 2012.

2011

  • Willingness to pay for health insurance among people living with HIV and AIDS (With I Gupta et al). Report submitted to Population Services International. December 

2010

  • N.Nakkeeran, Sanjay P. Zodpey, Deepak Saxena, Workshop on Qualitative Research Methods for Health Professional, IIPHG, 2010

  • Somen Saha, Murli Krishna, STT on Monitoring and Evaluation of Public health Programs, IIPHG, 2010