2011: Stigma Study with ICMR to study stigma levels among MSM and TG populations

Title :Modeling the impact of Stigma on Depression and sexual risk behavior of MSM and TG/Hijras in India: Implications for HIV and Sexual Health Programmes This study aims to validate a conceptual model of the impact of stigma on depression and sexual risk behaviours of men who have sex with men (MSM) and Hijras/transgender (TG) women in India. We use a sequential mixed methods explanatory design: Quantitative phase (n=300 MSM/300 TG)—a multi-site survey to assess the relationship between HIV-related, sexual [...]


2011: SHAKTI:Intervention with health care providers to work better with TG –ICMR, Baldwin Wallace University – Cleveland and MGM Hospital

SHAKTI: Stigma reduction, Health care provider Awareness and Knowledge enhancement on Transgender issues in India R01 DA033719-02 Indo-US/83/9/2010-ECD-II The current study is an Indo-US collaborative study funded by NIH/ ICMR (2012-2014). Dr Swagata Banik (Baldwin Wallace College) is the US PI on this project and the Dr H R Jerajani (Mahatma Gandhi Mission’s medical college and Hospital) is the Indian PI. The project was approved by ICMR and has also received ethics clearance from The Humsafar Trust – IRB and [...]