Infant Home Fortification through Sprinkles: A Case Study

By A.R. Selva Swetha, Research Analyst – ICTPH The period between 6 and 24 months is a critical stage in a child’s growth and cognitive development, which can be severely hampered by nutritional deficiencies. Iron deficiency anaemia is extremely widespread ...

The launch of mobile phone-based rapid risk-profiling of our populations

By Mayank Kedia, Research Associate (Technology Solutions) – ICTPH, and A.R. Selva Swetha, Research Analyst – ICTPH With the Health Systems approach we are aiming to take, which comprises preventive screening, curative, and community and clinic-based intervention components, we at ...

ICTPH Women's Health Intervention – Targeting Reproductive Health

By Dr. Aarti Sahasranaman, Vice President – Interventions, ICTPH As the primary caregivers within a family, and as members of the formal and informal health sector workforce, women play a pivotal role in providing healthcare. It is therefore somewhat paradoxical ...

Partnership with Dimagi: Use of CommCare to carry out Rapid Risk Assessment through Health Extension Workers (HEW) in Karambayam

By Deepak Rajanna, Vice President (Infrastructure and Technology) – ICTPH Our field supervisor, Alex, training the Guides at Karambayam in the use of mobile phones to collect Rapid Risk Assessment data. A preventative approach to health invariably needs a sophisticated ...

Provisioning Oral Health and Hygiene Services to Rural Indian Populations – ICTPH’s Integrative Primary Health-care Delivery Model

By Arun Jithendra, Research Analyst – ICTPH Oral health has been one of the neglected areas of public health with dentists primarily involved in treating oral complaints with no specific focus on preventive aspects of oral health. A National Oral ...

ICTPH launches its primary-care Ophthalmic Intervention

By Karthik Tiruvarur, Assistant Vice President – ICTPH The estimated prevalence of blindness in 1990 ranged from 0.08% in children to 4.4% in persons aged over 60 years, with an overall global prevalence of 0.7%. In view of the proportion ...

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