Control of Non-Communicable Diseases

India Research Center has placed itself at the forefront of addressing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in India. Dr. Lindsay Jaacks of Harvard Chan aims to evaluate Ambuja foundation’s CSR program on comprehensive management of non-communicable diseases (NCD) with a focus on prevention of Hypertension and Diabetes. IRC is currently running an evaluation of the NCD intervention through a stepped-wedged trial covering 12 villages in Bhatinda, Punjab. Dr. Jaacks has designed the research protocol and and the baseline data collection is underway.