SAFUL Project (2012-ongoing)

It is estimated that 70,000-100,000 women die every year due to consequences of unsafe abortion. A majority of these deaths occur in low-income countries where induced abortion is illegal or clandestine. Unplanned pregnancy and unsafe…

SAKHI Project (2012-2013)

In this study ARTH, in partnership with WHO, is examining how improved linkages between the community and health care facilities may help women access safe abortion services and reduce morbidity and mortality from unsafe abortion.…

SAMPOORNA (Severe Acute Malnutrition) 2011-15

IMPACT OF THREE FEEDING REGIMENS ON RECOVERY OF CHILDREN FROM UNCOMPLICATED SEVERE ACUTE MALNUTRITION (SAM) IN INDIA (A Randomized Controlled Trial, 2011-15) Research Agencies: Society for Applied Studies, New Delhi, in partnership with Action Research…

NAVJEEVAN – Newborn survival project (2009-2014)

ARTH conducted a study on “Impact of promoting referral for newborns with danger signs and strengthening first referral level facilities on newborn survival”. The study was carried out in 8 districts of southern Rajasthan in…

Maternal morbidity, its burden, consequences and options for interventions in a rural area in Rajasthan (2007-2010)

ARTH is conducting a study on maternal morbidity with the following objectives:
  1. To estimate the burden of maternal morbidity in a rural community of north India
  2. To compare sequelae (physical, social, economic and psychological) among

Home Based Management of Young Infants (2002-09)

The Home Based Management of Young Infants (HBMYI) is a research study intended to study the effectiveness of a package of home-based interventions, delivered by a village-based worker, in reducing mortality of neonates and young…

Survey of abortion services in Rajasthan (2003-04)

To work towards making safe abortion services accessible in rural areas, ARTH was part of a 6-state study on the situation analysis of abortion services. The study revealed that in Rajasthan :
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Integrated Management of Childhood Illness Study (2001-03)

ARTH undertook a research study to assess whether training doctors in counseling improves care-seeking behaviour in families with sick children. The study was implemented in 12 PHC areas of Udaipur district, 6 of which were…

ANM: What determines her decision to reside in the work area? (2000-01)

ARTH conducted a study to understand how ANMs in Rajasthan decide about residing within their work areas and to suggest policy and programmatic changes to encourage ANMs to reside in their work areas. A key…

Nutritional status of preschool children in southern Rajasthan (1999-2000)

A study was conducted in five blocks across 2 districts of southern Rajasthan to estimate the prevalence of stunting, wasting, and underweight among rural preschool children (0-35 months) and to compare the degree of stunting…