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 Distributed Intelligent Ultrasound Imaging System for Secure in-community Diagnostics (SecureUltrasound) PI: Prof. Rajkumar Roy (Cranfield University, UK), Co-I: Dr. Tony Raj 2018
2 A pilot study to understand the ethical complexities with CHIM (Controlled Human Infection Model) studies and the need for public engagement PI: Dr. Manjulika Vaz, Co-I: Dr. Mario Vaz, Olinda Timms, Avita Johnson 2018
3 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
4 Quality food production, distribution and consumption in Bihar Dr. Tinku Thomas 2018
5 Medical Certification of Cause of Death (MCCD) – An e-learning course to improve knowledge and skills of doctors in medical certification of cause-of-death in India Dr. Kavya R 2018
6 Medicine Trails- Series of Museum Tours and Activities Ms. Radhika Hegde 2017
7 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
8 ‘Life after death – the dead shall teach the living’- personal narratives of voluntary body donors for medical education Manjulika Vaz 2016
9 ‘Life after death – the dead shall teach the living’- personal narratives of voluntary body donors for medical education Manjulika Vaz 2016
10 Fast tracking Bangalore's response to HIV through a pilot community-led testing model, the first in India Dr. Tony DS Raj, Dr. Savitha Nagraj 2016
11 Impact of solar lighting on health, livelihood, indoor environment; A cluster randomized control trial Dr. Anura V Kurpad, Dr. Sumathi Swaminathan 2015
12 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
13 Mobile application to monitor quality of ICU care nationwide (CHITRA) Dr. Tony D S Raj, Dr. Sriram Sampath, Dr. Abijeet V Waghmare 2014
14 Usage and Perception of medical related apps by healthcare professionals in a tertiary care teaching hospital in India Dr. Tony Raj, Dr. Abijeet V Waghmare 2014
15 Humanising Medicine Through Past and Present: A Series of Seminars for Medical Students and Faculty Dr. Kavery Nambisan 2014