Resources

Lessons from our Work

Small Scale Studies of NRHM Implementation

RAHP Phase 1 – The collection of studies emerging from the first round of RAHP were published as an edited volume – Reaching the Unreached: Rapid Assessment of Health Programme Implementation in India Co-edited by Amy Hagopian, Peter House and Abhijit Das. Has Janani Suraksha Yojana Stimulated Institutional Delivery? A Study in Una District of Himachal Pradesh – Deepak Kumar, Manisha and Archana Dwivedi Have the Supreme Court Guidelines made a Difference? A Study of Quality of Care of Women’s Sterilization in Five States – Jayeeta Chowdhury, Melissa Lairenlakpam and Abhijit Das

Assessing the Readiness of CHCs to Deliver Emergency Obstetric Care: A study in Wardha District, Maharashtra – Abhay Gaidhane and ZahirRaziQuazi Are Arrangements for Public Private Partnerships for Emergency Obstetric Care Services Adequate under JSY? A Study in Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra – Sarika Chaturvedi and Bharat Randive

Mapping Adequacy of Staffing to Ensure Service Guarantees: A Study of Ganjam District in Orissa – Manmath Mohanty and Amy Hagopian To What Extent Are ASHAs Able to Perform Their Assigned Roles ? A Study of Muzaffarpur District in Bihar – Alok Lodh, M Haque, Pranita Singh, Dinesh Singh Dipu, Sushil Kumar and Gitanjali Priti Bhatia

Assessing the Preparedness of CHCs as First Referral Units in Meghalaya – IbadasuklinKharshandi and Mornrina J Nongkynrih Assessing the Readiness of the Health System to Address Maternal Mortality: A Study in Uttar Pradesh – Jashodhara Dasgupta, Chesta Sharma and Saim Md Khan Does Community Monitoring Improve Delivery of Maternal Health Services? Examining the Role of VHSC in Mayurbhanj District, Orissa – Jiban Krushna Behera, Sudharani Acharya and Sunita Sing h

Role of the Sahiyya in Delivering ANC Services: A Study in East Singbhum District, Jharkhand – Isita Ray and Nandalal Baksi Role of JSY in Institutional Deliver y: A Study in Churachandpur District, Manipur – Peter ZM Hangmi and Jamhen Kuki

RAHP Phase 2 - The studies from the second round were shared as briefing sheets



Other Studies – CHSJ collaborated with well known Universities like University of Washington USA and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Masters Students conducted their thesis research under our guidance. Some of the research included:


Applying WHO’s ‘Workforce Indicators of Staffing Need’ (WISN) Method to Calculate the Health Worker Requirements for India’s Maternal and Child Health Service Guarantees in Orissa State – Amy Hagopian, Manmath K Mohanty, Abhijit Das, Peter House (Published in Health Policy and Planning 2012 Jan;27(1):11-8


Health Equity in National Health Programmes

Tracing Pharmaceuticals in South Asia – The following papers based on the research from this project were published in the Journal of Health Studies Vol 2, No. 1,2,3 in 2009.

RAHP Phase 1 – The collection of studies emerging from the first round of RAHP were published as an edited volume – Reaching the Unreached: Rapid Assessment of Health Programme Implementation in India Co-edited by Amy Hagopian, Peter House and Abhijit Das. Has Janani Suraksha Yojana Stimulated Institutional Delivery? A Study in Una District of Himachal Pradesh – Deepak Kumar, Manisha and Archana Dwivedi Have the Supreme Court Guidelines made a Difference? A Study of Quality of Care of Women’s Sterilization in Five States – Jayeeta Chowdhury, Melissa Lairenlakpam and Abhijit Das

Assessing the Readiness of CHCs to Deliver Emergency Obstetric Care: A study in Wardha District, Maharashtra – Abhay Gaidhane and ZahirRaziQuazi To What Extent Are ASHAs Able to Perform Their Assigned Roles ? A Study of Muzaffarpur District in Bihar – Alok Lodh, M Haque, Pranita Singh, Dinesh Singh Dipu, Sushil Kumar and Gitanjali Priti Bhatia

Assessing the Preparedness of CHCs as First Referral Units in Meghalaya – IbadasuklinKharshandi and Mornrina J Nongkynrih Assessing the Readiness of the Health System to Address Maternal Mortality: A Study in Uttar Pradesh – Jashodhara Dasgupta, Chesta Sharma and Saim Md Khan Does Community Monitoring Improve Delivery of Maternal Health Services? Examining the Role of VHSC in Mayurbhanj District, Orissa – Jiban Krushna Behera, Sudharani Acharya and Sunita Sing h

Role of the Sahiyya in Delivering ANC Services: A Study in East Singbhum District, Jharkhand – Isita Ray and Nandalal Baksi Role of JSY in Institutional Deliver y: A Study in Churachandpur District, Manipur – Peter ZM Hangmi and Jamhen Kuki

RAHP Phase 2 - The studies from the second round were shared as briefing sheets



Other Studies – CHSJ collaborated with well known Universities like University of Washington USA and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Masters Students conducted their thesis research under our guidance. Some of the research included:


Applying WHO’s ‘Workforce Indicators of Staffing Need’ (WISN) Method to Calculate the Health Worker Requirements for India’s Maternal and Child Health Service Guarantees in Orissa State – Amy Hagopian, Manmath K Mohanty, Abhijit Das, Peter House (Published in Health Policy and Planning 2012 Jan;27(1):11-8

NRHM Consultation Reports – These reports provide an overview of the process through which NRHM took root in the communities in the early years. The provide the community perspective of NRHM implementation.


Reviving Hopes Realising Rights (2010) – This is report on the First Phase of Community Monitoring under NRHM. The community monitoring project took place across 9 States of India from 2007-09. This report describes the process, results, and recommendations from the review team.

Maternal Health Rights Campaign, MP (2013) – Report of Public Dialogue conducted in Bhopal after the Campaign and Community Monitoring of Maternal Health Services in 12 districts on the State.

MP Maternal and Reproductive Health Status Report ( 2016)

Engendered Accountability (2016) – A unique experiment in Madhya Pradesh incorporating principles of gender equality and male responsibility into accountability for health rights Access to Health for Women Bidi Workers (2019) – Beedi or hand rolled mini cigars are very popular tobacco products used by the poor and rural communities in India. CHSJ conducted a participatory study into the implementation of these social security measures in the three states of Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal.

COPASAH Publications - CHSJ is a founding member of the global network, Community of Practitioners on Accountability and Social Action in Health (COPASAH) and prepared a number of issues papers and case studies on behalf of COPASAH. CHSJ also produced Copasah Communique the quarterly newsletter of COPASAH.

TBA Consultation Report (2008) – Report of a National Consultation reviewing the role of Traditional Birth Attendants in the context of high rates of home delivery in NRHM high focus states.

Maternal Health Rights Campaign, MP (2013) – Report of Public Dialogue conducted in Bhopal after the Campaign and Community Monitoring of Maternal Health Services in 12 districts on the State.

MP Maternal and Reproductive Health Status Report ( 2016)

Men Gender Equality and Policy Response (2010)– This report reviews the inclusion of men within five policies which had a focus on Gender Equality. The project was implemented in partnership with SAHAYOG.

Field Intervention Projects

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