ICTPH’s CVD Intervention Evaluation: Defining and Refining Goals

By Aimee Latta While approximately 53% of total deaths in India are due to non-communicable diseases (NCDs), cardiovascular diseases (CVD) alone account for 25% of overall mortality in India1. These statistics are alarming and indicate a severe, rising burden on ...

Development and Evaluation of Complex Health Care Interventions – Course Organised by Sangath, Goa

By Aarti Sahasranaman, Vice President, Interventions – ICTPH Since 2008, Sangath, a non-profit organisation based in Goa, working in the field of child development, adolescent health and mental health has been organising a course on “Development and Evaluation of Complex ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Launch of Sprinkles Nutrition Intervention

By Lindsey Peugh, Research Associate – ICTPH Monday marked the launch of the ICTPH and SughaVazhvu child nutrition intervention in Karambayam aiming to reduce anaemia among children aged 6-24 months. In attendance were local panchayat heads, Balwadi and Anganwadi teachers, ...

Pneumonia – a major threat for children under five

By Laura Costica, Research Associate – ICTPH Disease prevalence rates were the first elements ICTPH looked at when it began thinking about designing health interventions to improve the lives of individuals in the communities it serves. What immediately became apparent was the ...

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