A non-profit academic institution whose primary goal is to strengthen the health system in India by generating evidence on what works, for whom and why. They analyse governance, policies, and work with rural and urban communities by using innovative approaches and methodologies. Their field sites are in Karnataka. The main areas of focus include chronic health conditions, public policies, health services, equity and financing, especially universal health coverage. They provide eLearning courses, internships and PhD programmes, especially focused on implementation research, health financing, scientific writing and research methods.
Why are they the right choice for others:
- Bringing academic rigour to issues of health to improve the interventions done within the system
- Improving academic pedagogy by offering supportive curricula to strengthen health systems
- Striving for policy level and system level changes by leveraging rights=based approach to health
- Working across different sectors with stakeholders in universities, civil society organisations and government in implementing research oriented policies.