Where research based actions help change health seeking behaviours, creating healthier citizenry and wealthier communities...

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Barefoot Researchers trained
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Communities engaged MMR

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Maternal and newborn health
This project encourage the youth in Mumbai Metropolitan region to explore
social, culture economic and political aspect of their neighborhood, their localities.

Maternal and newborn health
This project encourage the youth in Mumbai Metropolitan region to explore
social, culture economic and political aspect of their neighborhood, their localities.

PROJECTS

Current Project

October 2016-March 2019 Partners:Swasth Foundation This project aimed at evaluating the health care needs of citizens of informal settlements and existing provisions for it in their area.  It located residents of informal settlements suffering from Diabetes and High Blood Pressure by conducting surveys in 2000 households and then assessed the health care expenditures, the medicinal expenditure, the progression of their disease and the level of satisfaction/dissatisfaction that the residents had…

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Current Project

2015- On going Partners:  Westwind Nursery/ StreeBal Shakti WHEELS Global Foundation American Jewish Women’s Service Stitching DIDA Looking at spates of violence against women in various forms happening continuously in the past two years, and finding its genesis in the subject of menstrual health and Hygiene, picked by a group of Mumbra girls for the Youth Fellowship, PUKAR, in collaboration with Stree Bal Shakti, a CSO tending to women and…

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Past Project

2008-2012 Partner: Rockefeller Foundation Collaborators: Harvard School of Public Health PUKAR New York University In 2008, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), New York University (NYU), and PUKAR formed a new research partnership with a goal of illuminating key dimensions of health in urban slum communities. Together, over a period of 4 long years this group explored various social determinants of health like being in a unrecognized…

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PARTNERS

LOCAL PARTNERS
Cipla Foundation, Foundation for Medical Research, SWASTH Foundation, Vasant J. Sheth Memorial Foundation
GLOBAL PARTNERS
Harvard School of public Halth, The Rockefeller Foundation, University of Chicago, Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC)