Visioning ICTPH and SughaVazhvu Healthcare – A Team exercise anchored by Dave Wallack

By Zeena Johar, President – ICTPH We at ICTPH and SughaVazhvu, stand together as entities, specializing in the provision of primary healthcare to rural Indian populations. Our approach of being the first touch point for rural Indian populations, called for ...

ICTPH launches Oral Health Intervention at Allakudi Rural Micro Health Centre

By Arun Jithendra, Research Analyst – ICTPH IKP Centre for Technologies in Public Health (ICTPH) is a not-for-profit research organization with its mission to innovate health-systems for remote rural populations. The four elements defining the ICTPH Health Systems approach are ...

Rapid Risk Assessment – Field Experiences from Karambayam

By Selva Swetha, Research Analyst – ICTPH It has been an exciting few weeks in Karambayam, where the mobile-phone-based Enrolment-cum-Rapid Risk Assessment exercise conducted by the Sugha Vazhvu Guides is underway. While the Enrolment process itself is something that we’ve, ...

Launch of the Women’s Health Intervention at Karambayam Rural Micro Health Centre

By Dr. Aarti Sahasranaman, Vice President, Interventions – ICTPH After much anticipation and a lot of hard work, the women’s health intervention was launched on Friday, October 14th, 2011 at the Karambayam Rural Micro Health Centre (RMHC). In addition to ...

Karambayam Guide Program – The previous year and the year ahead the Logic Model Approach

By Rosemary Stafford The Sugha Vazhvu Guide program, initiated in August 2010, is a critical component of ICTPH’s Rural Micro Health Centre (RMHC) approach to primary care delivery. Given its mission to build a primary healthcare system throughout remote and ...

Community Engagement – Self Help Groups and the Women’s Health Interventions

By Vani Priya, Research Analyst – ICTPH and Aarti Sahasranaman, Vice President, Interventions – ICTPH It was while waiting under the dim light of a community center late one evening in Karambayam, wondering how many women would attend our meeting ...

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