Society for Community Health Awareness Research and Action


Compiled by Deepak Kumaraswamy, SOCHARA (5th Sep 2014) and further updated with inputs received through National workshop on Mainstreaming CHLP held on Sep 2016, Bengaluru by Suresh, SIMS. 


Public Health Institutions and Initiatives (arranged alphabetically)

  1. Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies- AMCHSS
  2. Azim Premji University - Health, Nutrition and Development Initiative
  3. Centre for Public Policy
  4. Grassroots Research And Advocacy Movement- GRAAM
  5. Indian Institute of Health Management and Research –IIHMR
  6. Institute of Public Health –IPH
  7. Karnataka Association for Community Health
  8. Karnataka Health Promotion Trust
  9. National Health Mission NHM)
  10. National Health Systems Resource Centre – NHSRC
  11. National Institute of Epidemiology-NIE
  12. National Institute of Health and Family Welfare-NIHFW
  13. National Institute of Malaria Research
  14. National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences- NIMHANS
  15. National TB Institute, Bangalore.    
  16. Public Health Foundation of India- PHFI (Bangalore Campus)
  17. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Public Health and Centre for Disease Control
  18. Regional Occupational Health Centre (Southern) Bengaluru, of the National Institute of Occupational health 
  19. Society for Community Health Awareness Research and Action- SOCHARA
  20. St John’s Research Institute
  21. St. John’s Medical College
  22. Tata Institute of Social Sciences –TISS
  23. The Institute of Trans-disciplinary Health Sciences and Technology (ITD-HST)

Public Health Networks and Associations (arranged alphabetically)

1.    High Level Expert Group on Universal Health Coverage for India 
2.    Indian Association of preventive and Social Medicine- IAPSM
3.    Indian Association of Occupational Health
4.    Indian Clinical epidemiology Network – IndiaClen.
5.    Indian Public Health Association-IPHA
6.    International Epidemiological Association South East Asia.


Public Health Civil society Institutions and networks (arranged alphabetically)

1.    Catholic Health Association of India-CHAI
2.    Christian Medical Association of India-CMAI
3.    Public Health Resource Network-PHRN
4.    Voluntary Health Association of India-VHAI


Public Health Networks/Movements (arranged alphabetically)


1.    All India Drug Action Network- AIDAN 
2.    Community Practice on Accountability and Social Action in Health -COPASAH  
4.    Global Health watch
5.    Health Systems Research India- initiative-HSRII
6.    International Peoples Health University
7.    Jan Swasthya Abhiyan-  JSA 
8.    Medico Friend Circle-mfc
9.    Peoples Health Movement 
10.    Public Health in India
11.    WHO watch

Public Health Global Institutions (arranged alphabetically)

1.    Health Systems Trust
2.    National Health Service (NHS)
3.    United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
4.    World Health Organization (WHO)


Public Health Online Learning Platforms (arranged alphabetically)

1.    CDC- Epidemiology
3.    EDX open source Learning Platform
4.    ProQuest
5.    Scribd
6.    The National Library of Medicine (NLM)
7.    YouTube Media Centre


Public Health Journals/ bulletins

Indian Journal of Public Health-IJPH-
Indian Journal of Community medicine-IJCM-
Indian Journal of Medical Research-IJMR-
National Medical Journal of India-NMJI-

Others bulletins and educational materials 
Policy Briefs of 'Fostering Knowledge-Implementation Links' Project  
Health Action
Health for the millions
Health Round-up
Health Digest
Medico Friend Circle Bulletin 
NRHM News Letter

Public Health E Groups –discussion mails
Disease Surveillance 
MFC India
MFC Chennai