Since its establishment in 1989, centre has completed 116 research projects up to March (2018)on various demographic, health and socio economic themes sponsored by MOHFW, Planning Commission and State Government and other agencies. Recently Centre evaluated the also evaluated the implementation of National Rural Health Mission in J&K.

 

Our Associate Professor was a member of the Core Groups who prepared the (1) Jammu & Kashmir State Human Development Report funded by UNDP (2) Mid Term Appraisal of the XIth Five Year Plan-Jammu and Kashmir for Planning Commission and (3) Revalidation of High Risk Groups Mapping and Size Estimation in India for National AIDS Control Organization.

Currently the Centre has been involved in improving the Health Management Information System in J&K. In this context, the Centre has trained more than 1000 health workers of the State involved in the management of Health Information. The Centre also conducted a few Training/workshop on “HMIS and MCTS Software” for Chief Medical Officers and District & Block Programme Management Units both in Kashmir and Jammu Divisions. A study conducted by the Centre regarding HMIS has been selected by the Ministry as a model study to be conducted in other States.

 

The senior faculty of the Centre has been nominated as Members of the National Core Group Constituted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for the Implementation of Mother and Child Tracking System in India. PRC is also a Member of the National Technical Advisory Committee constituted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for the Conduct of District Level Health Surveys in India.

 

The Centre also has the distinction of Hosting the Annual Review Meeting of PRCs of India in 2008.The Centre also acts as a data bank on population, health and other socio-economic characteristics for the faculty members, research scholars, students of the university and community at large. Further, the Sr. faculty of the Centre also help scholars from different faculties in the preparation of the questionnaires, data analysis and interpretation of results. The Centre collaborated with IIPS Mumbai in the conduct of National Family Health Survey-1 and also monitored the conduct of NFHS-2 and NFHS-3. We have also completed NFHS-4 in J&K. We have also assisted the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the conduct of Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey and Rapid Survey on Children in Jammu and Kashmir. Currently we have undertaken Longitudinal Ageing Study in India (LASI) in Jammu and Kashmir in collaboration with IIPS Mumbai ,HARVARDT.H CHAN School of Public Health(HSPH), Universityof South Calfornia(USC),University ofCalfornia Los Angeles(UCLA)and RAND Corporation,USA.