Dr. Sanjay Laxman Chauhan



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scientist 'G'

Head, Dept. of Operational Research
Phone : +(91-22) 2419-2042
Email  : chauhans@nirrh.res.in

Academic Background

  • MBBS: Seth G. S. Medical College, Mumbai, 1983
  • MCPS: College of Physicians & Surgeons, Mumbai, 1984
  • PGC in Health & Family Welfare Management: NIHFW, New Delhi, 1993
  • Master of Community Health: Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 1998

Professional Experience

Medical Officer Employees State Insurance Scheme Jalgaon, Maharashtra 1984-1986
Project coordinator DAV Trust, Haryana 1987-1989
Research Officer Central Jalma Institute for Leprosy 1989-1993
Senior Research Officer Indian Council of Medical Research Headquarter, New Delhi 1993-2001
Scientist NIRRH 2001-till Date

 

 

 

 


Research Interests

  • Health Systems with a special interest on reproductive tract infections, adolescent health and contraception in the public health services

Awards & Achievements

  • Coordinated the Development of National Guidelines on Prevention, Management and Control of Reproductive Tract Infections including Sexually Transmitted Infections for National AIDS Control Programme and National Reproductive and Child Health Programme.

Publications (Last 10)

  1. Kulkarni RN, Chauhan SL, Shah B, Menon G, Puri C. Investigating Causes of Perinatal Mortality by Verbal Autopsy in Maharashtra, India. Ind J Community Medicine, Vol. 32 2007.

  2. Joshi B, Chauhan SL, Bhadoria V, Tryambake V, Gaikwad N. Cryptorchidism among adolescents in urban Indian schools” Asian Journal of Paediatric Practice. Vol 10, Jul-Sep 2006.

  3. Joshi B, Chauhan SL, Bhadoria V, Tryambake V, Gaikwad N . Reproductive Health problems and help seeking behaviour among adolescents in urban India. Indian Journal of Pediatrics, Vol.73, 2006.

  4. Chauhan SL, Mathur A, Joshi B, and Bhadoria V. Capacity Assessment of Primary Health Care System to operationalise Reproductive Tract Infection services. Pub Regional Health Forum WHO South- East Asia Region, Vol 10, 2006.

  5. National Guidelines on Prevention, Management and Control of Reproductive Tract Infections including Sexually Transmitted Infections accepted by Government of India for its implementation in National AIDS Control Programme and National Reproductive and Child Health Programme,2006.

  6. Puri C, ChauhanSL and. Reddy K.V.R. Microbicide Research: Empowering Woman with Her own STI Barrier- in Global Forum Update on Research for Health, Vol 2, pp 177-180, 2005.

  7. Chauhan SL, Joshi B, Kulkarni R and Puri C. Expanding Contraceptive Choices: International and Indian Experiences and their Implications for Policies and Programmes In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Men as Partners in Sexual and Reproductive Health, eds D Balaiah, K Vogelsong, Paul Van Look and C. Puri, pp 83-91, 2005.

  8. Joshi B, Chauhan SL, et al. Reproductive Morbidities among school going adolescent boys in Mumbai. In: Enhancing Male Partnership in Sexual and Reproductive Health. Balaiah D, Vogelsong KM and Von Look Paul FA, 2005

  9. Chauhan SL and Joshi B. Evidence based development of reproductive tract infections service guidelines: Indian experience. In: Proceedings of Global Forum for Health Research 9, Mumbai 12-16 Sept 2005

  10. Balaiah D, Chauhan SL and Puri C P. Awareness and Perceptions of Emergency Contraception among Adolescents and Youth in and around Mumbai In. Women, Health & Development, 2004. Pub: Dept. of Population Studies, Shri Venkateshwara University, Tirupati.

Projects

  • Capacity Assessment of Primary Health Care System in a District to deal with Reproductive Tract Infections (Funded by WHO)

  • Stigma Attached to HIV/AIDS : Implications for Health Care and Social Adjustment (Funded by ICMR)

  • Study on Cause of Death by Verbal Autopsy for Maharashtra state (Funded by ICMR)

  • Increasing utilization of services by Adolescents at the Urban Health Posts in Mumbai (Funded by MOHFW)

  • Development of National Guidelines for Management of RTIs/STIs (Funded by WHO)

  • Assessing magnitude and determinants of chronic obstetric morbidities in Nasik district in Maharashtra (Funded by UNFPA)

  • Development of National Training Strategy, Training Program, Training Tools, Modules/Job-Aids for Medical Officers, ANMs, and Laboratory Technicians to deliver RTI/STI services in the Primary Health Care System (Funded by WHO)

  • Actions to Strengthen Linked RCH-HIV Response to meet the SRH Needs of Young People at District Level: Monitoring and Documentation of Process (F unded by WHO)