2015 • 3 years, 2 months • Population & Reproductive Health
Established in 1986, the Society for Education, Action and Research in Community Health (SEARCH) is a leading public health non-profit organization located in the poorest, tribal district of Gadchiroli in the state of Maharashtra. A previous MacArthur award enabled SEARCH to
develop and test a module on sexual reproductive health education for youth in a small number of intervention villages. This award provides final support to SEARCH to scale up the delivery of the curriculum to adolescents and young people in Maharashtra, and to advocate for youth sexual and reproductive health programs in the state.
2012 • 6 years, 4 months • Population & Reproductive Health
The grant to Society for Education, Action and Research in Community Health (SEARCH) will support the organization to develop and scale up new approaches to improving maternal health and the sexual and reproductive health of youth. The project will address ways to reduce maternal morbidities through postpartum home visits by the government’s ASHA workers. The grant will also enable SEARCH to expand and scale up its programs to deliver sexual and reproductive health education to youth through strategies that include short training programs, distance learning courses and youth sports.
2009 • 3 years • Population & Reproductive Health
To research and demonstrate a program on reducing maternal mortality and morbidity and promote young people's sexual and reproductive health in Maharashtra (over three years).
2008 • 4 years • Population & Reproductive Health
To strengthen public sector delivery of reproductive health services, with a focus on reducing maternal mortality and morbidity in Rajasthan (over two years).
2006 • 3 years • Population & Reproductive Health
In support of a program to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in Maharashtra (over three years).
2006 • 1 year • MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions
In support of a new research center to study maternal mortality and morbidity and young people's sexual and reproductive health in India.
2001 • 4 years • Population & Reproductive Health
For a research and intervention program emphasizing maternal mortality and morbidity and adolescent reproductive and sexual health (over three years).
1999 • 6 years, 3 months • Population & Reproductive Health
To support research and training in reproductive healthcare (over two years).
1995 • 4 years • Population & Reproductive Health
To develop a program of reproductive healthcare and education for women and men in rural areas (over three years).
1990 • 1 year
To support a demonstration program of integrated healthcare, family planning, research on neglected health issues, and community development in a remote rural area of central India (over three years).