Society and Health

Introduction

Society and Health looks at a wider understanding of medicine, the body, patients and health from the perspective of the arts, literature, history, law, philosophy, religion, anthropology and so on. It draws upon the vast body of knowledge in these various disciplines and fosters non medical enquiry into health related phenomena.

Sl No. Project Title Project Lead Year
1 A Qualitative Study of Traditional Bone Healers in S. India PI - Sharon Isaacs-Pullins. Co-PI - Dr Manjulika Vaz 2021
2 Maternity Care for Women in Bangalore city - a historical perspective Radhika Hegde 2021
3 ICMR RUMC Studies PI: Dr Denis Xavier; Dr. Atiya Faruqui 2020 onwards
4 TYPHOID FEVER AND FEVER OUTBREAKS IN KARNATAKA: SOCIAL, CULTURAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH NARRATIVES – LESSONS FROM THE PAST TO UNDERSTAND THE PRESENT Dr Manjulika Vaz 2020
5 A qualitative study of the psychosocial impact of Burns injuries on caregivers of burn patients- families and friends Dr Rajeshwari, Dr Manjulika Vaz 2019
6 Developing a people-centred governance mechanism for biobanks and genetic research with stored samples and data in India Dr Manjulika Vaz 2019
7 Distributed Intelligent Ultrasound Imaging System for Secure in-community Diagnostics (SecureUltrasound) PI: Prof. Rajkumar Roy (Cranfield University, UK), Co-I: Dr. Tony Raj 2018
8 Epidemiology Data Analysis and Visualization (EPIDAVIZ) Dr. Prem K Mony 2018
9 Perceptions of health care issues among transgenders in Bangalore and healthcare professionals in a tertiary hospital setting: the ethical and human rights dilemmas PI: Dr. Manjulika Vaz, Co-I: Christopher Vimalraj, Akkai Padmashali (Ondede) 2018
10 Quality food production, distribution and consumption in Bihar Dr. Tinku Thomas 2018
11 Medicine Trails- Series of Museum Tours and Activities Ms. Radhika Hegde 2017
12 Establish a reference standard for HIV Screening with the use of ELISA from finger stick blood sampled on DBS filter paper Dr. Savitha Nagaraj, Dr. Tony Raj 2017
13 Scaling up the production and distribution of Double Fortified Salt in India: Evaluation of Impact (Funded by: IDRC) Dr. Anura V Kurpad, Dr. Sumathi Swaminathan 2015
14 Harvard India Nutrition Initiative (Funded by: USIEF) Dr. Rebecca Kuriyan Raj, Dr. Anura V Kurpad 2013
15 Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) Study Dr. Prem K Mony 2012