India

1. Columbia University International Emergency Medicine Fellowship

In partnership with Columbia University's Emergency Medicine Department, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and the Mailman School, the two-year program provides emergency physicians with the skills, knowledge and experiences to become professionals in the fields of humanitarian aid and international development. Website



 

2. Household Air Pollution

Research regarding the health impacts (including birth weight, childhood pneumonia, cardiovascular disease, and lung function) of household air pollution from cooking fires, and the benefits of adopting cleaner-burning cookstoves.

OTHER COUNTRIES IN THIS PROGRAM

China, Ghana, Kenya

 

3. Implementation Science: Understanding and Addressing Complexity in Public Health Programs

AMDD is committed to promoting equity and universal coverage, and has undertaken several implementation research projects to understand and explain broadly applicable implementation lessons. Article

 

4. Integrated Family Health Initiative

In partnership with CARE-USA and CARE-India in Bihar, AMDD conducted an implementation research project to evaluate CARE’s multi-year Integrated Family Health Initiative. Website

 

5. International Initiative for Pediatics and Nutrition

Advancing nutritional capacity and research for children with life-threatening conditions located in low-and-middle income countries. Website

OTHER COUNTRIES IN THIS PROGRAM

South Africa, Cameroon, Hounduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Brazil

 

6. Mapping Referral Resources with a Mixed Methods Approach in Bihar, India

AMDD conducted mapping exercises to  identify local resources and gaps in order to understand referral practices and attitudes among health workers and communities. Results inform consultative processes for referral innovations. Website

 

7. MacArthur Foundation Accountability at the Frontlines

AMDD's research aims to increase understanding of, evidence on, and global discussion and advocacy around accountability in maternal health. Website

OTHER COUNTRIES IN THIS PROGRAM

Guatemala, Mozambique, Zambia

 

8. My Health, My Voice

AMDD is working with the Indian human rights and gender equality organization, SAHAYOG, to map requests for illicit user fees in government health facilities. Website

 

9. Patent Laws & Access

Project examines the global implementation of new patent laws, the political economy of their implemention, and implications for access to medicines.

OTHER COUNTRIES IN THIS PROGRAM

Argentina, Brazil, Egypt, Mexico, South Africa

 

10. Sexuality and Rights Training

Institute builds capacity for research, advocacy, and programming around sexuality and human rights. Website

 

11. Trauma, Peace-Building and Development

Project develops case studies on psychological and social interventions used to address the trauma of political violence. Website