This exploratory study supported by the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development, at the University of Oxford, provides insight into Schizophrenia Research Foundation (SCARF)’s experience in providing mental health services to communities in Tamil Nadu, in the Covid-19 context.
Sapna Nair, Preethi Kannan, Kaustav Mehta, Ananya Raju, John Mathew, Padmavati Ramachandran
Improving Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness among Youth: Evaluation of the Kissa Kahani Program
This study examines the impact of a community-based multi-media intervention that aims to improve sexual and reproductive health awareness among youth.
This study examines the demand and supply side factors that influence the uptake of Take Home Rations provided under the ICDS program, in Tamil Nadu.
Father Involvement in Early Childhood Care: Insights From an Intervention Among Parents in Rural India
Sapna Nair, Shivani Chandramohan, Nandhini Sundaravathanam, Arvind Balaji Rajasekaran, Rathish Sekhar
This paper discusses insights from the design and implementation of a study that tested the impact of techno-social innovations in improving the involvement of fathers in child-care on child development outcomes.
This study evaluates the uptake of a health-protecting technology, insecticide-treated bednets (ITNs), through micro-consumer loans, as compared to free distribution and control conditions.
This study examines the impact of sleep deprivation on cognitive function, decision-making and economic outcomes.
Sarojitha Arokiaraj, Sapna Nair, Vigneshraja Kadirvell, Bestin Samuel
This report aims to measure child well-being as a state of being that facilitates i) Healthy Individual Development, ii) Positive Relationships and iii) Protective Contexts. The indices and the scores on child well-being have been computed using a rigorous methodology that involved normalisation and transforming negative indicators to positive indicators – a method similar to the calculation of the Human Development Index (HDI).