Projects - Peru

Project Name:  COHESION: Community Health System Innovation
Institution:  Center of Excellence in Chronic Conditions (CRONICAS)
Mentor:  Amalia Pesantes

The COHESION project aims to develop sustainable, gender and context appropriate interventions that can be integrated into primary healthcare (PHC) responses in rural settings. We have conducted policy, health systems and community research to understand the barriers and enablers for diagnosis, management and care for chronic conditions.

We welcome students interested in (1) health systems research and (2) qualitative research. The student would support in the data analysis. Spanish is required to analyze the data. Knowledge of Atlas-ti is desirable.

 

Project Name:  Multi-morbidity and infectious diseases: linking ties between the United Kingdom and Peru
Institution:  Center of Excellence in Chronic Conditions (CRONICAS)
Mentor:  Antonio Bernage-Ortiz

The COHESION project aims to develop sustainable, gender and context appropriate interventions that can be integrated into primary healthcare (PHC) responses in rural settings. We have conducted policy, health systems and community research to understand the barriers and enablers for diagnosis, management and care for chronic conditions.

We welcome students interested in (1) health systems research and (2) qualitative research. The student would support in the data analysis. Spanish is required to analyze the data. Knowledge of Atlas-ti is desirable.

 

Project Name:  TB diagnosis and comorbidities (diabetes, depression and chronic kidney diseases) in collaboration with the National TB program and database.
Institution:  Center of Excellence in Chronic Conditions (CRONICAS)
Mentor:  Cesar Ugarte-Gil

Worldwide, live expectancy has increased due to better disease prevention and management. However, as populations age, the prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCD), such as diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, chronic obstructive disease and depression, increases, being this conditions the main all cause death.

Despite the fact that NCD usually co-exist in groups of multi-morbidities, they have only been recently recognized in policies and financing as a priority. In the present project, the global health problem of multi-morbidity will be addressed.

If the student is interested in analyzing the qualitative data avaiable Spanish is required, however for the quantitative componet Spanish is desirable but nor required. Knowledge in basic statistical analysis (R and/or Stata) is desirable.