Evaluating the implementation of a peer educator programme for improving adolescent health under India's National Adolescent Health Programme (I-Saathiya)

Project: Other project (funded)Consultancy and other services

Project Details


The study is being led by the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) in collaboration with the State Health and Family Welfare Departments (Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra) and the University of York. The Ministry of Health
and Family Welfare, Government of India (MoHFW-GoI) is providing overall leadership and guidance to this study as implementation partner. The study has approved for funding by Medical Research Council (MRC) and Department for International Development (DFID) under the call for proposal on “Implementation research for improved adolescent health in low- and middle-income countries”.
The study will provide research evidence needed to effect real and practical changes to improve adolescent health. The lessons learnt from this research would inform scale up of Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) components in India. The study will be undertaken in the states of Madhya Pradesh (MP) and Maharashtra.
Short titleI-Saathiya
Effective start/end date15/04/2030/06/22


  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine