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Recent Projects
Comprehensive Diabetes Control Programme
Community-Based Monitoring
Controlling malnutrition in Melghat
Control of waterborne diseases
Accessing Medicines in Africa and South Asia
Evaluation of Janani Suraksha Yojana
Study of Public Private Partnerships for Emergency Obstetric Care
Risk Factors for Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis
Access to leprosy care
Demonstration of Comprehensive Birth Management System
 
 
 
Publications
 
The FRCH has published 63 reports and books so far. About 100 research papers have been published in national and international journals.
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Recent Publications (2007-2011)
Research Papers
1. Atre, S.R. “Confusing terminologies in TB control programs in developing countries” (e-letter/Rapid response) published on 22 August 2007 on the British Medical Journal website.
(Available at http://www.bmj.com/cgi/eletters/334/7608/1340-a)
2. Atre, S. R., D'Souza D T.B., Dholakia Y. N., and Mistry N.F. “Observations on categorisation of new TB cases: implications for controlling drug resistance.”
The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2007; 11(10): 1152-53.
3. Tambe, P.V., Mistry, N.F., and Antia, N.H. “A longitudinal bacteriological study of drinking water quality in rural western Maharashtra and its effect on changes in local drinking water management and practices.”
(Available at www.indianwaterportal.ort_data_datastat)
4. Mistry, N. F. “Approaches for Health Security in Rural India.” Technology Development and Delivery Models for Sustainable Livelihoods
(eds S. Nair & N. Iyengar), M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai, 2008: 82 88.
5. Tambe, P.V, Daswani P. G, Mistry N. F, Gadge A. A, and Antia N.H. “A community based bacteriological study of quality of drinking water and its feedback to a rural community in western Maharashtra,” India.
Journal of Health Population and Nutrition 2008. Jan 26 (2) : 139-150
6. Atre, S.R. “Drug resistance: A biosocial perspective - a study among tuberculosis (TB) patients in Maharashtra, India.”
Ph.D. thesis submitted to the University of Pune, 2007.
7. Chaturvedi, S. and Randive B., “Are we making motherhood safe? A study of iron supplementation and emergency obstetric care availability in rural Maharashtra.”
The National Medical Journal of India 2007; 20 (6); 234-236
8. Atre, S.R. and Mistry N. F. “Issues in assessing long-term efficacy of DOTS Regimen,”
E-letter (Rapid Response). British Medical Journal 2008 :
Available at : http://www.bmj.com/cgi/eletters/336/7642/484
9. Tetali, P, Waghchaure C, Daswani P.G., Antia N. H., Birdi T.J., “An Ethnobotanical Survey of Antidiarrhoeal Plants of Parinche, valley in Pune District (Maharashtra) India.”
Journal of Ethno-pharmacology, June 2009: 123 (2): 229-236.
10. Atre, S., Kudale A., Morankar S., Gosoniu D., Weiss M. “Gender and Community Views of stigma and tuberculosis in rural Maharashtra, India.”
Global Public Health 2009 (on line published 13th November 2009) Available at : http://www.informaworld.com
11. Brijesh, S. Daswani, P.G. Tetali, P. Antia, N.H. Birdi, T.J. “Studies on the antidiarrhoeal activity of Aegle marmelos unripe fruit: Validating its traditional usage.”
BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2009 : Available at : http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6882/9/47
12. Chaturvedi, S. and Randive B., Public-Private Partnerships for Emergency Obstetric Care under the Janani Suraksha Yojana in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra in ‘Reaching the Unreached : Rapid Assessment Studies of Health Programme Implementation in India’, Editors Amy Hagopian, Peter House, Abhijit Das;
published by Nidhi Books, December 2009.
13. Daswani, P.G., Brijesh S, Tetali, P., Antia, N.H. “Antidiarrhoeal activity of Zingiber officinale (Rosc). “
Current Science, 2010; 98 (2) : 222-229.
14. Chaturvedi, S., Randive B., - “Public Private Partnerships for Emergency obstetric care: Lessons from Maharashtra.”
Indian Journal of Community Medicine, 36(1): 21-26, 2011
15. Atre, S.,D'souza.,Vira T., Chatterjee A., Mistry, N. - “Risk factors associated with the multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) at the onset of therapy among new cases registered with the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program (RNTCP) in Mumbai, India”
Indian Journal of Public Health, 55(1)14-21, 2011
16. Atre, S., Rangan S., Shetty, V., Gaikwad N., Mistry, N. - “Perceptions, health seeking behaviour and access to diagnosis and treatment initiation among previously undetected leprosy cases in rural Maharashtra, India”
Leprosy Review,2011
17. Daswani P., Ghadge A., Brijesh S., Birdi T. “Preparation of decoction of medicinal plants- A self help measure?”
Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine (Letter to Editor) Dec. 2011
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Manuscripts Submitted
1. Chaturvedi, S., Randive B., Mistry N. “Availability of Eclampsia treatment in public health institutions in Maharashtra, India”
submitted to Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2011
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Manuscripts under Preparation
1. Chaturvedi, S., Randive B. “Capacity building for emergency obstetric care services – Lessons for Maharashtra”
2. Chaturvedi, S., Randive B. “Emergency obstetric care in the Janani Suraksha Yojana in Maharashtra”
3. Chaturvedi, S., Randive, B. “Specialists for emergency obstetric care in rural Maharashtra – Issues and Challenges”
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Books / Reports - Published
Training Module for block facilitators titled, “ASHA GAT PRERIKA PRASHIKSHAN PUSTIKA”
published by ICCHN, Pune, December 2010.
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Books / Reports Submitted
1. Nerges Mistry, Indu Capoor. “Evaluation of ASHA: Governance, Institutions and Operationalization Report of Rajasthan- Phase I”
submitted to the National Health Systems Resource Centre, New Delhi, February 2010
2. Chaturvedi, S., Randive B. “Report of the JSY Evaluation Phase I, District Dehradun, Uttarakhand”
submitted to the National Health Systems Resource Centre, New Delhi, May 2010
3. Report of the JSY Evaluation Phase II, District Bageshwar, Uttarakhand
submitted to the National Health Systems Resource Centre, New Delhi, Ocober.2010
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Books / Reports under publication
1. Sivaraman R., Mistry, N., Deodhar, S. “FRCH approach to the training of community health workers”
2. Mukherjee N. “Process documentation report on Training of master trainers from the FRCH Field Project at Parinche”
3. Report of the JSY Evaluation Phase II, District Bageshwar, Uttarakhand
submitted to the National Health Systems Resource Centre, New Delhi, Ocober.2010
 
 
 
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