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Ongoing Projects

AGPHI collaborates with various local, national, and international organizations on projects ranging from literature reviews to full-scale community needs assessments. If you or your organization are interested in working with our research lab on an existing or new project, please email us at gphinitative@gmail.com.

BCSE COVID-19 Mexico

This project has several sub-teams focused on areas such as social media and communication, research and data analysis, workshop/seminar development and others to develop a mutli-lateral approach in addressing COVID-19 vaccine adoption in Mexico. The team is currently working with an extensive data set with over 10,000+ data points and is in the process of publishing their research findings. 

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Team Lead

Susan Dara

Decolonization of Global Health Initiative

This project is calling on the field of Public Health to make institutional change addressing racism and colonial influences, and is composed of a petition component as well as collecting and interpreting data surrounding LMIC representation.

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Team Lead

Rayza Sison

Querétaro COVID-19 + Mental Health Study

This protocol will focus on knowing the prevalence of mental health symptoms; anxiety, depression, stress, insomnia, and drug use; as well as its relationship with psychosocial and of Queretaro socio-demographic variables, in reactive and non-reactive people to the molecular screening test for SARS CoV-2 of the Autonomous University of Queretaro.

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Team Lead

Emily Zambiazzi

BORN Foundation

This project works in partnership to implement, evaluate and compare the BORN (Birth Oximetry Routine for Newborns) in different countries. This project will rely heavily on data analysis and interpretation as well as biostatistics.

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Team Lead

Jade Smart

Hope Spring Nigeria

This project has a focus on data collection on WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) capacities at hospitals and clinics in Enugu state. The project also involves helping create an anonymous and confidential platform in which health care workers can submit their thoughts on the WASH services at their facilities.

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Team Lead

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WHO Universal Health Care Partnership

WHO works worldwide to promote health, keep the world safe, and serve the vulnerable. Their goal is to ensure that a billion more people have universal health coverage, to protect a billion more people from health emergencies, and provide a further billion people with better health and well-being. This project works in collaboration with Dr. Denis Porignon in relation to universal health coverage and policy.

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Team Lead

Nareesa Dhalla

Climate Change Task Force

This task force was created to address issues surrounding environmental and climate justice locally, nationally and hopefully around the world. The CCTF is currently focusing efforts on projects such as the “BUG” project which aims to build greener underpass areas within the neighborhood of Hunts Point in NYC in partnership with sustainability driven environmental design firms and organizations. 

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Team Leads

Ashlynn McCool

Indeep Janda

               WHEELS

This project aims to conduct a program evaluation to examine the WHEELS Foundation’s telemedicine model. The project will evaluate the value of telemedicine services and its effectiveness in managing high blood pressure in the patient population over the course of 12 months. 

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Team Lead

Reyna Bhandari

Birth Justice Defenders

This project has developed a needs assessment/knowledge, attitudes, and practice focused survey within the 3 branches of the organization Birth Justice Defenders located in NYC. This organization focuses on maternal and child health amongst communities of color in NYC, working extensively with the Latinx community in particular.

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Team Lead

Jade Smart