Food Advertising Exposures and Parental Health Knowledge

Led by Dr. Jasreena Nijjar from Massachusetts General Hospital,the ongoing project is a qualitative study on food advertising exposures on parental health knowledge and children’s diet related behaviors in India.  For Phase 2 of this study, a  pilot cross-sectional survey was conducted, using a classroom-based self- reported questionnaire with 1200 students across Mumbai Municipal Corporation schools. Data Collection was assisted by interns, Dr. Dnyaneshwar Avhad & Dr Aditi Dandekar of Tata Institute of Social Sciences.