Grantee Profile

Action Research & Training for Health

Grants to Action Research & Training for Health

  • $316,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 2 years)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    UDAIPUR, INDIA — The grant will support ARTH to develop a model to improve the quality of referrals and emergency obstetric care in three districts in the state of Rajasthan. The project will build greater community participation in prompt referral; introduce a 24x7 telephone helpline and deploy helpline workers to help families navigate emergency care; conduct periodic health facility assessments to improve quality of referral and emergency maternal care; and document narratives of referral and emergency care as experienced by families to provide feedback to the public health system.

  • $350,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

    UDAIPUR, INDIA — To support the purchase of office space, partial construction costs for a field campus, and a contribution to the endowment.

  • $375,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Duration 3 years)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    UDAIPUR, INDIA — To improve the quality of maternal-newborn health services, and pilot an intervention to improve young women's access to reproductive health services in Rajasthan (over three years).

  • $230,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    UDAIPUR, INDIA — In support of a project to enhance the skills of nurse-midwives to provide a continuum of maternal-newborn health services in a primary care setting in southern Rajasthan (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Action Research & Training for Health $1,271,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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