Generating evidence to accelerate evidence-based improvements in family planning and reproductive health policies and programs globally, and providing technical assistance for their application.
Evaluating a government program that aims to reduce child marriage and adolescent pregnancy by improving girls’ enrollment and retention in secondary school and increasing knowledge of sexual and reproductive health.
Engaging policymakers and program implementers to share insights from UDAYA, a comprehensive research project that explores the impact and scale up of programs that aim to build assets for a healthy, safe, and successful transition from adolescence to young adulthood.
Evaluating a research portfolio in livelihoods, agriculture, health, and economic empowerment and contributing to the global evidence-base on the pathways through which women’s empowerment collectives influence women’s empowerment and well-being.
Evaluating the levels, patterns, and trends in the situation of younger and older adolescents, describing changes in their situation and needs over time, and assessing factors that determine the quality of their transitions from adolescence to young adulthood.
Deepening understanding of the diversity of experiences of child, early, and forced marriage and the effectiveness of interventions to build an evidence base for policies, programs, advocacy, and investments.
Assessing, in nine states, India’s national plan to eliminate tuberculosis.
Conducting a qualitative study health-seeking behaviors in Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu—for chronic respiratory disease in hospitalized adults and common reproductive health problems among women who sought treatment within the past year.
Analyses of family planning investments in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh: Collating and analyzing datasets; documenting, measuring and evaluating program effects in selected learning sites; and identifying evidence gaps.
Addressing India’s health data deficiencies with multi-sectoral collaborations, including federal ministries for data collection and analysis quality and innovations, through a national forum with the National Institute of Medical Statistics.