Country: India

The Center for the Global Demography of Aging

The Center for Global Demography on Aging seeks to carry out research on important themes related to global aging and health, with an emphasis on issues in the developing world. Specifically, it aims to understand the changing patterns of adult…

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Bangalore Boston Nutrition Collaborative

Emerging demographic, economic and dietary factors suggest that a large burden of preventable illness is poised to develop in India. In order to design feasible and valid public health interventions to produce these outcomes, a new generation of Indian nutrition…

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Andhra Pradesh Health Sector Reforms Programme

Andhra Pradesh progress towards the health related Millennium Development Goals has been stagnant since 1992. Some 16 million of its 80 million population remain in poverty, and additional effort is require to address the “”off-track”” MDGs. Effective delivery of quality…

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Health and Retirement Survey for India

This study prepares the way for increased scientific investigation of the economic, social, and biological determinants and consequences of population aging in India. Internationally harmonized data will be disseminated over the Internet to the global research community enabling further coordinated…

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Bangalore Boston Nutrition Collaborative

Emerging demographic, economic and dietary factors suggest that a large burden of preventable illness is poised to develop in India. In order to document these developments and to design feasible and valid public health interventions designed to reduce these health…

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Decentralization Course in India

HSPH faculty members have been holding international courses on “”Decentralizing Health Systems”” in Boston for a number of years, and faculty have also been working in India on related issues. This project will support the development and provision of a…

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Global Maternal Morbidity and Mortality Policy Model

This project will continue work on the development and refinement of a Global Maternal Morbidity and Mortality Policy Model. This project will adapt this model to permit evaluation of strategies for the reduction of maternal death and disability in India.…

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India HNP Sector: Decentralization and Public Health Management

The central government of India and various state governments have made an active commitment towards decentralizing “”funds, functions, and functionaries”” to local governments and to support local planning. At the same time, management of services and many public health functions…

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Gender-Based Violence and HIV/AIDS (India)

In recent years, there has been increasing recognition of the link between HIV and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and, more broadly, the common vulnerability aspects and effects on people’s lives. In 2004, the Program on International Health and Human Rights (PIHHR)…

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The Role of Non-Governmental Health Care: A Study of its Scope and Potential With a Focus on Policies to Promote its Contribution to Improved Health

Non-government providers are increasingly the dominant source of personal health care of public health significance, including acute care for many important communicable diseases like tuberculosis, malaria, HIV/AIDS, diarrheas, and respiratory infections. Non-governmental providers are also often the main source of…

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Dose Response Modeling in Epidemiologic Cohort Studies

This proposal builds on current work applying semiparametric statistical methods to model nonlinear exposure-response curves with smooth functions of exposure in occupational cohort studies (R01CA81345). In the course of adapting penalized splines for survival analysis, there have been two issues…

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