MAAS recognized as Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIROs) by Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) under Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India       • MAAS recognized as Research Centre of Savitribai Phule Pune University for the disciplines of Anthropology and Health Sciences.
List of Completed Research Studies / Projects undertaken by MAAS (2000 – 2013)
  1. "Synthesizing Evidence on the Extent, Variations and Typology of Stigma across Leprosy, Tuberculosis and HIV and AIDS in order to contribute to Stigma Reduction Measures and Strategies". Study supported by Social and Behavioural Research Division of Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi (2013).
  2. "Exploring Family Planning and Mobile Phone Use among Low–Literate Population in Peri–Urban Areas of Delhi, India". A feasibility study supported by Institute of Reproductive Health (IRH), Georgetown University, Washington, DC (2013).
  3. "Comprehensive and Sustainable Development of Tribal People of Maharashtra: Adivasi Utthan Karyakram". Joint Initiative of Comprehensive Rural Health Project, Jamkhed and The Maharashtra Association of Anthropological Sciences, Pune. Supported by Tribal Development Department, Government of Maharashtra (2013).
  4. "Building Research Skills Capacity: Developing a feasible and replicable model in a remote district of Tamil Nadu". A Study in collaboration with Development Action Consortium Trust, Theni, Tamil Nadu supported by Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi and Target TB, UK. Dissemination report published and available with MAAS (2012).
  5. "Examining the acceptability of DOTS amongst patients and private practitioners in urban slums of Howrah, West Bengal". A study in collaboration with and supported by St. Thomas Home, Howrah. Unpublished report available with MAAS (2012).
  6. "Adolescent Women and Microbicide Trials: Assessing the Challenges and Opportunities to Their Participation". Study in collaboration with Family Health International, USA supported by National Institute of Mental Health, USA (2011).
  7. "Evaluation of Sevadham Trust’s Tribal Rural Leprosy Eradication Scheme (TRLES) including its TB Control Activities in Pune District". Study supported by Swiss Emmaus (FAIRMED) (2011).
  8. "Current Challenges and Opportunities for the Integration of TB and HIV services for Co–Infected Patients: A Pilot Study in Pune, INDIA". A study in collaboration with National AIDS Research Institute and DFID, UK funded Evidence for Action Research Programme Consortium (2010).
  9. "Exploring Issues of the Family Members as Caregivers for HIV infected Individuals: Responses from Urban Area of Pune". Study undertaken in collaboration with National AIDS Research Institute, Pune with financial support from DFID, UK–funded Evidence for Action Research Programme Consortium (2010).
  10. "Defining and Understanding Vulnerability and Risk in relation to Communicable Diseases: A Study Exploring Emic Perspective of Inter–State Migrants working in Small Scale Industrial Setting of Pimpri–Chinchwad Municipal Corporation". Study with support from TARGETS Research Programme Consortium (2010).
  11. "Baseline Situation Assessment of TB, HIV, TB/HIV Co–infection and other Sexually Transmitted Infections in Dewas, Harda, Indore and Bhopal for Health for All Project in Madhya Pradesh". A study in collaboration with LEPRA Society completed in 2010. Unpublished report available with MAAS.
  12. "Situational Analysis of the TB Programme of Network Theni". A study in collaboration with DAC Trust in Theni District, Tamil Nadu with support from TARGET–TB, UK. Dissemination report published and available with MAAS (2010).
  13. "Mainstreaming of AYUSH under National Rural Health Mission". A Study in four States of India namely Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra. Study completed in 2009. Unpublished report available with MAAS.
  14. "Constructing Databases on Tribal Health focusing on Communicable Diseases: Situational Analysis in Adilabad District". A study in collaboration with LEPRA Society in Adilabad District with support from TARGETS Research Programme Consortium. Study completed in 2008. Unpublished report available with MAAS.
  15. "Increasing Access and Utilization of DOTS through Scale–up of Public–Private Mix in RNTCP: An Intervention Research Study in Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation". A collaborative study with the City TB Control Society, Pimpri–Chinchwad Municipal Corporation, with funding support from the TAREGETS Research Programme Consortium and the Municipal Corporation of Pimpri–Chinchwad. Study completed in 2008. Dissemination report published and available with MAAS.
  16. "Issues Around Care Providers In Family For Communicable Diseases In Rural India: With A Special Focus On HIV/AIDS". Research study in Maval Tehsil of Pune District, Maharashtra with support from the TAREGETS Research Programme Consortium. Study completed in 2008. Unpublished report available with MAAS.
  17. An intervention for initiating a public private partnership for managing TB and HIV in collaboration with LEPRA Society in Hyderabad City with financial support from LEPRA Society through EU funds and TARGETS Research Programme Consortium. Study completed in 2008. Unpublished report available with MAAS.
  18. "Developing a model for co–ordination between the private and public sectors for effective Management of HIV, TB and HIV/TB co–infection in Andhra Pradesh". Baseline feasibility study with support from the TARGETS Research Programme Consortium. Study completed in 2007. Dissemination report published and available with MAAS.
  19. "Access to HIV / AIDS care: a study among People Living with HIV / AIDS" Research study in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Orissa with support from the Resource Centre for Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS (RCSHA), New Delhi. Study completed in 2006 Dissemination report published and available with MAAS.
  20. "Assessing access to TB Care through the RNTCP in Mumbai". A series of baseline studies for the Urban DOTS Project in Mumbai, with funding support from Inter Aide, Mumbai and the DFID TB Knowledge Programme. Study completed in 2006. Report submitted to Inter Aide and available with MAAS.
  21. Information, Education and Communication Activities for promotion of Indian Systems of Medicine and Homeopathy (2005).
  22. "Quality of care in the Revised National TB Control Programme: A collaborative study in Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation". Supported by the DFID TB Knowledge Programme. Study completed in January 2005. Unpublished report available with MAAS.
  23. Maharashtra Human Development Action Research Study: ‘Health and Education in Nandurbar District’ for Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, supported by Planning Commission and UNDP (2004)
  24. "Investigating private sector delivery of services for the management of TB and HIV in rural areas of Pune district". Supported by the DFID TB Knowledge Programme. Study completed in December 2004. Unpublished report available with MAAS.
  25. "Decentralization, integration and devolution of power: a study of the financial management systems of district–level societies in Pune, Maharashtra". Supported by the National Commission of Macroeconomics and Health, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and the DFID TB Knowledge Programme. Study completed in December 2004. Report submitted to NCMH and available with MAAS.
  26. "Investigating private sector delivery of services for the management of adult HIV patients in Pune city". Supported by the DFID TB Knowledge Programme (funding and technical) and WHO–SEARO (funding). Study completed in January 2004. Report submitted to WHO–SEARO and available with MAAS.
  27. Model Reproductive and Child Health District Project in Mulshi Block of Pune District (2002– 2004)
  28. "Involving private practitioners in the National Tuberculosis Programme in rural areas of western India: action–research to aid policy development". Supported by the Alliance for Health Policy and System Research (AHPSR), Geneva, Switzerland (funding) and the WHO, Geneva (technical). Study completed in November 2002. Report submitted to AHPSR and available with MAAS.
  29. Survey on ‘Economic Health Reforms in India’ in 5 Districts of Maharashtra state supported by CMDR, Dharwad, 2001.
  30. Survey on Rural Infrastructure facilities in the states of Maharashtra (Kolhapur, Gadchiroli Districts) and Madhya Pradesh (Dhar, Indore, Chhatarpur, Panna Districts) Supported by National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) New Delhi, 2001.
  31. Study on ‘Sexual Behaviour of Migrant Hotel Workers in Pune City’, Funded by University of Pune, 2000.
  32. Information Education and Communication Activities on Reproductive and Child Health (RCH) in Velhe Block of Pune District (2000 – 2004)

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