Principal Investigator: Professor Dr Abhinav Vaidya
On the basis of proposal he developed during his Harvard stay, KMC has been granted Lown Award Fund to conduct a formative research to develop a community-based cardiovascular disease prevention intervention among the urban poor of Sinamangal slum area along the banks of Bagmati River, near KMCTH. The research shall use GIS mapping, Photo Voice, Market Basket Surveys, and other innovative tools for data collection. The study was postponed due to the pandemic and shall be completed by 2022.
Sinamangal slum area where the Lown Program funded research shall be carried out