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Associated Projects

ProjectPrincipal InvestigatorDescriptionTagsCountries
Policies to reduce red and processed meat intake as a strategy to mitigate climate change and improve healthLindsey Smith TaillieHeavy consumption of meat, especially red and processed meat, is a major contributor to both greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) including cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and cancer. This proposal will examine current patterns of meat consumption in the US and test policies to reduce purchases of red and processed meat.Interventions and Evaluation, Race/Gender/Age/SESMexico, Canada, United States of America
PMI Measure MalariaJames ThomasPMI Measure Malaria is a USAID-funded project to build on historical investments and accelerate progress made in malaria surveillance, monitoring and evaluation.Interventions and Evaluation
Improving dialogue and accountability with a youth-led community score card in Western KenyaKat TumlinsonThe proposed innovation seeks to improve service delivery by changing the attitude and behavior of public sector healthcare providers when attending to young and unmarried family planning patients.Interventions and EvaluationKenya
Impact of the Malawi Social Cash Transfer on Beneficiaries' Vulnerabilities Throughout the Life CycleClare BarringtonIdentfying vulnerable sub-groups receiving unconditional cash transfers in Malawi, and identifying ways in which the Social Cash Transfer Programme can enhance its positive effect on their well-being.Interventions and Evaluation, Longitudinal/Life-Course, Multi-level Approaches, Race/Gender/Age/SESMalawi
Data for Impact (D4I)Siân L. CurtisWe strengthen the technical and organizational capacity of local partners to collect, analyze, and use data to support their move to self-reliance.Data Science, Interventions and Evaluation, Race/Gender/Age/SESBangladesh, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Zimbabwe
Positive, Negative, and Unintended Consequences of Nutrition-related Policies on Food Purchases: Pushing Nutrition Policy ForwardShu Wen NgStudying the consequences of nutrition-related policies on food purchases.Interventions and EvaluationUnited States of America
Understanding and Addressing the Multilevel Influences on Uptake and Adherence to HIV Prevention Strategies among Adolescent Girls and Young Women in SubSaharan AfricaIlene S. SpeizerWe propose a 5-year clustered randomized trial with a factorial design to evaluate the efficacy of a multi-level intervention that addresses stigma in accessing health care; social support and individual-risk behaviors.Biomarkers, Interventions and Evaluation, Longitudinal/Life-Course, Multi-level Approaches, Race/Gender/Age/SES
Supporting Evidence-based Policy Making in sub-Saharan Africa through the Transfer ProjectGustavo AngelesA multi-country cash transfer research initiative to find out if and how cash transfers impact other aspects of people's lives.Interventions and Evaluation, Longitudinal/Life-Course, Multi-level Approaches, Race/Gender/Age/SES
Cash Transfers for Adolescent Girls and young Women to Reduce Sexual Risk in Tanzania: A Qualitative and Behavioral Economics Assessment of the CARE StudyAudrey E. PettiforExamining the experiences of adolescent girls and young women who were part of the CARE Study.Biomarkers, Interventions and Evaluation, Longitudinal/Life-Course, Multi-level Approaches, Race/Gender/Age/SESUnited Republic of Tanzania
Evaluation of a Quality Improvement Maternal and Newborn Health Intervention in EthiopiaKavita SinghStudying the impact of QI efforts to improve maternal and newborn health.Interventions and Evaluation
Evaluating the impact of SSB and nonessential food taxes in MexicoBarry M. PopkinThis project looks at both customer and industry response to a 10% sugar-sweetened beverage tax in Mexico.Biomarkers, Interventions and Evaluation, Longitudinal/Life-Course, Multi-level Approaches, Race/Gender/Age/SESMexico
Measurement, Learning and Evaluation (MLE) the BMGF Family Planning Country Action PortfolioSiân L. CurtisThe Urban Reproductive Health Initiative links country-level consortia with evaluation experts on the Measurement, Learning & Evaluation (MLE) Project who will identify the most effective country-level approaches, facilitate knowledge sharing, and build a robust evidence base to shape future urban family planning, reproductive health, and integrated maternal and newborn health programs.Interventions and Evaluation
Program and Policy Options for Preventing Obesity in the Low, Middle, and Transitional Income Countries: background research and program evaluationBarry M. PopkinWe are looking at taxation, advertising restrictions, and front-of-package labels, and their effects on food purchases and dietary intake in four countries -- South Africa, Turkey, Brazil, and Colombia.Interventions and EvaluationBrazil, Colombia, South Africa, Turkey
Agricultural intervention for food security and HIV health outcomes in KenyaHarsha ThirumurthyDespite major advances in care and treatment for those living with HIV, morbidity and mortality among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) remain unacceptably high in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), largely due to the parallel challenges of poverty and food insecurity.Interventions and Evaluation, Multi-level Approaches, Race/Gender/Age/SES
National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult HealthKathleen Mullan HarrisThe Add Health Wave V Program Project will add new data to the existing longitudinal multilevel social, behavioral, biological, and genetic data to create an unparalleled scientific resource for investigating the developmental origins of health and disease.Biomarkers, Interventions and Evaluation, Longitudinal/Life-Course, Multi-level Approaches, Race/Gender/Age/SESUnited States of America
Forest Use, Energy, Livelihoods (FUEL)Pamela JaggerFUEL Lab researchers study how natural resource reliance influences the well-being of human populations in developing countries.Interventions and Evaluation, Multi-level Approaches
Energy Poverty PIRE in Southern Africa (EPPSA)Pamela JaggerThis project seeks to understand the impact of strategies to improve access to modern energy services in Southern Africa, a region lagging far behind the rest of the world in energy access.Interventions and Evaluation, Multi-level Approaches, Race/Gender/Age/SESMalawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Global Food Research ProgramBarry M. PopkinWe provide the academic community, policymakers, and the food industry with rigorous and innovative methods to measure the factory-to-fork dynamics and trends in the food supply in various countries across the globe.Interventions and Evaluation, Multi-level ApproachesBarbados, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru, South Africa
Transfer ProjectSudhanshu (Ashu) HandaThe Transfer Project is a multi-country cash transfer research initiative.Biomarkers, Interventions and Evaluation, Longitudinal/Life-Course, Multi-level Approaches, Race/Gender/Age/SES
Family Planning Country Action Process Evaluation (FP CAPE)Siân L. CurtisThe Family Planning Country Action Process Evaluation (FP CAPE) is a prospective, portfolio-level process evaluation that takes a complex systems look at a portfolio of family planning investments to improve modern contraceptive use.Interventions and EvaluationDemocratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria
Measurement, Learning & Evaluation (MLE) Project for the Urban Reproductive Health InitiativeDavid K. GuilkeyThe evaluation component of the Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (URHI), a multi-country program in India, Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal that aimed to improve the health of the urban poor between 2010 and 2015.Interventions and EvaluationIndia, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal
MEASURE EvaluationJames ThomasMEASURE Evaluation’s mission is to contribute to better health for people living in low-income countries by assisting governments and health institutions to generate and use information to change what doesn’t work and to scale up what does.Data Science, Interventions and Evaluation, Multi-level ApproachesAngola, Armenia, Bangladesh, Barbados, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Myanmar, Burundi, Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon, China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Eastern Caribbean, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mexico, Republic of Moldova, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, United Republic of Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Ukraine, Viet Nam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Cebu Longitudinal Health and Nutrition SurveyLinda S. AdairA longitudinal study following new mothers and their infants over 30+ years of life course development. Biomarkers, Interventions and Evaluation, Longitudinal/Life-Course, Multi-level Approaches, Race/Gender/Age/SESPhilippines

Associated People

Barry M. Popkin

Barry M. Popkin

Nutrition

Sean Sylvia

Sean Sylvia

Health Policy Management

Shu Wen Ng

Shu Wen Ng

Nutrition

Luca Flabbi

Luca Flabbi

Economics

Michael E. Emch

Michael E. Emch

Geography and Epidemiology

Kat Tumlinson

Kat Tumlinson

Maternal and Child Health

Sharon S. Weir

Sharon S. Weir

Epidemiology

Angela Parcesepe

Angela Parcesepe

Maternal and Child Health

Audrey E. Pettifor

Audrey E. Pettifor

Epidemiology

Elizabeth Frankenberg

Elizabeth Frankenberg

Sociology and Public Policy

James Thomas

James Thomas

Epidemiology

Ilene S. Speizer

Ilene S. Speizer

Maternal and Child Health

Krista M. Perreira

Krista M. Perreira

Social Medicine

Gustavo Angeles

Gustavo Angeles

Maternal and Child Health

Douglas Lee Lauen

Douglas Lee Lauen

Public Policy

Clare Barrington

Clare Barrington

Health Behavior

Kavita Singh

Kavita Singh

Maternal and Child Health

Jeremy Moulton

Jeremy Moulton

Public Policy