Respond Empower Act for Community Health (Reach Every Home)
“Oncology Education and Training for Providers Using Mobile Phones” Snehita International Collaborative Project .. Grant awarded by NIH through Fogatry International and National Cancer Institute Washington DC,USA
The International Innovation Grant 2022 for the research titled, “Validation of the Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool made for Indian Women using Large Cohort Data.” Snehita Women’s Health Foundation is being selected to receive a 2022 Conquer Cancer International Innovation Grant in the amount of $20,000.
Snehita Women’s Health Foundation has launched the outreach program REACH.
- Respond l Empower l Act For Community Health and thus Reach Every Home.
REACH Program is envisioned to initiate genuine dialogue that propagate accurate and correct information which helps the needy to receive right guidance and appropriate medical services. Snehitas will be provided training programs by eminent doctors on Cancer, Reproductive Health and Life Style Diseases which in turn each dedicated Snehita creates an optimistic environment by providing guidance to the health needs of individuals in their vicinity.
Snehita launched the REACH Program on 18 February ’18. It was indeed a great start for Snehita’s new initiative. The participation was overwhelming.
Inaguartion by : Dr Jancy James
Breast Cancer - Dr. Paul Augustine, Additional Professor, Oncology Surgeon, RCC, Trivandrum
Heart Diseases - Dr. Anoop Lal, Director, Centre for Preventive Health.
Snehita Women’s Health Foundation proudly announces its partnership with RTI International and National Institute of Health, USA for the development, evaluation and implementation of a mobile phone based oncology education platform for doctors in low and middle income countries, the initial phase of which is in Kerala.Dr.Regi Jose Medical Director of Snehita is the Lead Principal Investigator from India.Other partners include World Health Organization-IARC, Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, Gokulam Medical College,Govt.Medical College Thiruvananthapuram, Government of Kerala Health Services, Indian Medical Association, and Studio Medica .
The International Innovation Grant (IIG) provides research funding in support of novel and innovative projects that can have a significant impact on cancer control in low- and middle-income countries. It is intended to support proposals that have the potential to reduce the cancer burden in local communities, while also being potentially transferable to other low- or middle-income settings. This year five researchers across the globe have been awarded IIG.
Snehita Women’s Health Foundation was the implementation partner of prestigious NIH grant award on mHealth in collaboration with RTI International which was named as MOncoEd a mobile application was developed and used to train primary care physicians on early detection of Breast Cervix and Oral Cancers.(2016-2019) U.S. National Institutes of Health (R21CA224387)