Completed Projects

Completed Research

JNMC Women’s and Children’s Health Research Unit, J N Medical College, Belgaum

1. “Zinc and Iron bioavailability from bio-fortified pearl millet” in collaboration with University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, USA and sponsored by International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna. (May 2008 – September 2012)

2. “Pilot study of an Indicator to Measure Intrapartum Stillbirth and Immediate Neonatal Death” project, funded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and Engender Health and Maternal Health Task Force, (June 2011 – February 2012)

3.  “Emergency Obstetrics and Newborn Care (EmONC Project)”, funded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, USA. (February 2009 – September 2011)

4.  Brain Research to Ameliorate Impaired Neurodevelopment: Home-based Intervention Trial (BRAIN HIT) funded by The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Fogarty International Center. (August 2006 – September 2011)

5. “Safe Childbirth Checklist” – Single Site Pilot Study, funded by The Children Investment Fund Foundation, USA. In collaboration with Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA. (July 2010 – December 2010)

6.  “A Comparison of Two Iron Doses on Zinc Absorption from Sprinkles as Micronutrient Supplement” in collaboration with University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and sponsored by International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna (October 2007 – September 2008)

7.  “Helping Babies Breathe Initiative” funded by Global Implementation Task Force of American Academy of Pediatrics, USA in collaboration with University of Calgary, Canada. (August 2009 – June 2011)

8.  “Active Management of the Third Stage of Labour without Controlled Cord Traction: A Randomized Non-Inferiority Controlled Trial”. funded by RHR Division of World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland (March 2008 – February 2010)

9.  “HIV – Cervical Cancer Prevention Research Project” NIH-ICMR funded Indo-US collaborative research grant for Vanderbilt University and the National AIDS Research Institute, Pune Consortium. (October 2007-September 2009)

10. A Global Network Study To Estimate Gestational Age By Fundal Height – Tape Study, funded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, USA. (September 2007 – August 2008)

11. First Breath: Community-based Training and Intervention in Neonatal Resuscitation, funded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and National Institutes of Health, USA. (January 2005 – April 2008)

12. “Survey of Tobacco Use during Pregnancy”, funded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, USA, National Cancer Institute. (November 2004 – February 2005)

13. “A Randomized placebo-controlled trial of prophylactic misoprostol for prevention of post partum haemorrhage at four primary health center areas of Belgaum District, Karnataka” funded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, USA. (May 2001 – April 2006)