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Lucknow University collaborates with IHAT

29 May 2017 | News

For this, LU has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with IHAT. Together, they will conduct a study in three or four districts of UP.

Lucknow University, in collaboration with India Health Action Trust (IHAT), will study the vulnerability and the risk factors for severe pneumonia and diarrhoea among children under five years of age in Uttar Pradesh. The two diseases cause many deaths among children under five.

For this, LU has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with IHAT. Together, they will conduct a study in three or four districts of UP. The purpose is to collaborate with LU’s department of anthropology as an academic and research resource institution for supporting the development and implementation of the child health program vulnerability study in UP.

The study will explore health providers’ and households’ knowledge and perception of risk factors for severe pnemonia and diarrhoea in children under five years of age and understand the strategies in identifying and prioritizing vulnerable children. The project is funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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