Research Study Reports and Other Publications



 

  • A Snapshot of the Health and Nutrition of the Ageing/Elderly Poor: Survey of 102 Participants of Pension Parishad Dharna, December 2013, New Delhi_Public Health Resource Network & Pension Parishad Click here to download [pdf file – 643 KB]
  • Health care under fiscal consolidation_Meaning of the 2013-14 Health Sector Budget_PHRN Click here to download [pdf file – 505 KB]
  • ICDS Social Audit Report- 2012 (Village Panchayat- Nagdaha, Block- Areraj, Dist.- East Champaran) Click here to download [pdf file – 1 MB]
  • The role of community health workers (chws) in addressing social determinants of health in Chhattisgarh, India Click here to download [pdf file – 1 MB]
  • S Nandi, M Nundy, V Prasad, K Kanungo, H Khan, S Haripriya, T Mishra, S Garg (2012), The Implementation of RSBY in Chhattisgarh, India: A Study of the Durg District, Health System Dynamics and Barriers, Health, Culture and Society, Vol 2, No.1, available at here.
  • “Analysing Strategies for Community Participation in National Rural Health Mission: A Documentation of Action Research in Four States” Report submitted to Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR), January 2012
  • The Health Programme for Homeless Children in Residential Care: A Handbook for Programme Managers (PHRN-CES collaboration – is available at a suggested contribution of Rs. 150. The first few pages of the Handbook are given here. [pdf file – 237 KB]
  • Implementation of RSBY in Chhattisgarh: A Study in Durg district  [Read More]
  • Equipping missionaries for the mission: capacity building initiatives and the decentralised planning in Jharkhand, India (paper presented in conference on Bringing Evidence into Public Health Policy, Bangalore 2010) [Read More]
  • A Study to Assess the Mitanin Referral System in Chhattisgarh
  • Food Security Of The Homeless In Delhi: A study of the nutritional status and dietary intakes of adult homeless persons in New Delhi: An estimate of one per cent of Delhi’s population constitutes one of the most vulnerable categories of the urban poor – the homeless. The study is situated as an inquiry into the situation of food security of the homeless populations in Delhi, taking into account the alarming situation of hunger deaths of the homeless… [Read More]
  • Towards Universalisation of Maternity Entitlements: An Exploratory Case Study of the Dr. Muthulakshmi Maternity Assistance Scheme, Tamil Nadu: Maternity entitlements have been long recognized as a labour right, with a significant role to play in the promotion of maternal and child health. However, the absence of implementation mechanisms has left over 90% of working women who are the poorest, uncovered… [Read More]
  • A Rapid Assessment of Communitization Processes of the National Rural Health Mission in Jharkhand, Orissa and Bihar: This report is a consolidation of rapid assessment studies done to assess the status of the community processes in the district initiatives under NRHM in the states of Bihar, Jharkhand and Orissa. These studies were done by the community health fellows over a period of three months in various districts of the above mentioned states under the aegis of community health fellowship programme. Download complete report [pdf file – 323 KB].
  • Rapid Assessment of the District Health Profile: This report is a consolidation of many rapid assessments studies done on health profile of districts in the state of Orissa. These studies were done by the community health fellows over a period of three months in various districts of Orissa under the aegis of community health fellowship programme. Download complete report [pdf file – 241 KB]
  • Village Health and Sanitation Committee Report: An assessment of the status of VHSCs in Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Orissa. The report makes extensive use of secondary data collected from November 2007 to February 2008 and Field study from January 2008 to February 2008. Download complete report [pdf file – 2MB]