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Research priorities in Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health & Nutrition for India: An Indian Council of Medical Research-INCLEN Initiative.

Narendra K Arora, Soumya Swaminathan, Archisman Mohapatra, Hema S Gopalan, Vishwa M Katoch, Maharaj K Bhan, Reeta Rasaily, Chander Shekhar, Vasantha Thavaraj, Malabika Roy, Manoja K Das, Kerri Wazny, Rakesh Kumar, Ajay Khera, Neerja Bhatla, Vanita Jain, Avula Laxmaiah, MKC Nair, Vinod K Paul, Prema Ramachandran Show all

The Indian Journal of Medical Research | Published : 2017

Abstract

In India, research prioritization in Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health and Nutrition (MNCHN) themes has traditionally involved only a handful of experts mostly from major cities. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)-INCLEN collaboration undertook a nationwide exercise engaging faculty from 256 institutions to identify top research priorities in the MNCHN themes for 2016-2025. The Child Health and Nutrition Research Initiative method of priority setting was adapted. The context of the exercise was defined by a National Steering Group (NSG) and guided by four Thematic Research Subcommittees. Research ideas were pooled from 498 experts located in different parts of India, iteratively..

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