Action Research & Training for Health was awarded $1,446,000 between 2001 and 2014, including 5 grants in Population & Reproductive Health and MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions.


2014 • 4 years, 2 months • Population & Reproductive Health

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.


2010 • 4 years, 8 months • Population & Reproductive Health

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).


2010 • 11 months • MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

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


2006 • 4 years, 10 months • Population & Reproductive Health

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).


2001 • 6 years, 9 months • Population & Reproductive Health

To reduce maternal mortality in rural Rajasthan (over three years).

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