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Research Past

NIPHTR Mumbai carries out community based research studies in the field of health and family welfare, AIDS, population, RCH, primary health care, training technology and on diseases covered under National Health Programmes.

Evaluation studies are also conducted as and when required. The Centre is entrusted with the responsibility of conducting the training needs assessment of state / district health personnel to design their curriculum.

Studies Completed

To develop a programme for AIDS prevention education among adolescent boys and girls from urban slums of Mumbai. (1997-1999)
Supported by National AIDS Control Organization (NACO), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi.
Principal Investigator Dr. S. D. Khaparde, Director. NIPHTR
Co-investigators Mrs. Kamini Puthran, SWI, NIPHTR 
Mr. A. D. Pansare, Statis.Asstt. NIPHTR
Evaluation of Family Welfare radio sponsored programmes"Haseen Lamhe" & "Yeh bhi khoob rahi" in selected Indian states.(1998)
Supported by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi.
Process documentation: Training of Private Medical Practitioners under UNFPA assisted Integrated Population and Development Project in Maharashtra(2002-2003)
Supported by United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA),Thane, Maharashtra
Nodal Officer Dr. S. D. Khaparde, Director. NIPHTR
Project coordinator Dr. Nishikant Rahate, Dy. Director,NIPHTR
Investigators Mr. N. K. Saxena, SWI, NIPHTR
Mr. Sanjay Bhonge, SW, NIPHTR
Assessment of Injection Practices in India (2002-2003): An India CLEN Program Evaluation Network Study.
Supported by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi, & World Bank
Through International Clinical Epidemiology Network (INCLEN) 
Indian Clinical Epidemiology Network(IndiaCLEN) 
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Senior Investigator from NIPHTR Dr. Nishikant Rahate, Dy. Director
Research Associate from NIPHTR Mr. Sanjay Bhonge, S.W.
Evaluation of Action Research Project: Mid-term Evaluation of Action Research Project for Enhancing Eligible Couple Protection rate in Tribal Blocks of UNFPA assisted IPD project districts in Maharashtra state. (2004)
Supported by United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Through Public Health Department, Government of Maharashtra.
Participating Institutes Dept. of PSM, Government Medical College, Nagpur 
National Institute of Public Health Trainning and Research, Mumbai. 
Dept. of PSM, Grant Medical College, Mumbai.
Investigator from NIPHTR Dr. Nishikant Rahate, Dy. Director
Research Associate from NIPHTR Mr. Sanjay Bhonge, S.W.
Rapid Assessment Survey for Development of National Guidelines for Management of Reproductive Tract Infections including Sexually Transmitted Infections.(2005)
Supported by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi, & WHO
Through National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (ICMR), Mumbai.
Advisory committee member Dr. S. D. Khaparde, Director, NIPHTR
Maharashtra Team from NIPHTR Dr. Nishikant Rahate, Dy. Director 
Dr. S.J. Murthy, CMO(NFSG) 
Dr. N.R.K.Behera, CMO(NFSG) 
Mr. A.K.Mohata, TO 
Mr. N.K.Saxena,SWI 
Mrs. Jyoti Choudhary,PHN 
Mr. Sanjay Bhonge,SW