IHAT was instituted in 2003 as a Charitable Trust under the Indian Trust Act, 1882 and is registered with the Ministry of Home Affairs under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act,1976, under section 12A(a) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 and with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs under the Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Amendment Rules 2021.
We work closely with the Government of India and state governments to achieve public health goals. Our work is focused in areas of prevention and control of HIV and Tuberculosis, in achieving significant improvements in Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health, improved Nutrition among mothers and children, and strengthening health systems. Our work is aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals.
We work with governments, academic institutions, non-governmental organizations and community based organizations to develop innovative, evidence-based, scalable and sustainable programs to reduce population level disparities.
We use program science to optimise and scale public health programs through partnership with governments and communities.
It is the communities we serve and the community at IHAT that drives us forward.
We believe in engaging with government and communities to scale up and sustain positive outcomes.
We relentlessly pursue scientific rigour and adapt our work in the face of new evidence. We encourage out of the box thinking and challenge ourselves to do better.
We foster discussion, debate and deliberation across disciplines to arrive at the best possible solution.
Began work in HIV prevention and care in the state of Karnataka as the technical support unit to the Karnataka State AIDS Prevention Society.
Expanded and sustained HIV prevention, care and support interventions in Rajasthan, initiated under the India-Canada Collaborative HIV/AIDS Project (ICHAP).
Initiated work in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in Uttar Pradesh as the lead for the technical support unit for Government of Uttar Pradesh.
Expanded HIV prevention and care work to Delhi as the technical support unit to Delhi State AIDS Control Society.
Initiated focused support for the Government of Uttar Pradesh on Family Planning and Child Health as part of the Uttar Pradesh Technical Support Unit.
Initiated focussed support for the Government of Uttar Pradesh on Nutrition as part of the Uttar Pradesh Technical Support Unit.
Initiated focussed support for the Government of Uttar Pradesh on Health Systems Strengthening as part of the Uttar Pradesh Technical Support Unit.
Established an Innovation Hub to support the Government of Madhya Pradesh in addressing critical public health challenges in the areas of Maternal Health, Health Systems Strengthening, HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis.
Established Project MANCH to improve maternal, newborn and child health outcomes in tribal areas of Madhya Pradesh. The project, supported by HCL Foundation, focuses on Shahdol district in Madhya Pradesh and is implemented in close coordination with the Government of Madhya Pradesh.
Initiated the Exemplars’ Study to systematically and comprehensively document and research positive public health in achieving significant reductions in maternal and neonatal mortality in the last two decades in India, nationally and sub-nationally in partnership with University of Manitoba, National Health Systems Resource Center (NHSRC) and International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS).
Established State TB Technical Support Unit in Uttar Pradesh to expand the capacity of State TB Cell to manage large-scale private sector engagement, strategic purchasing, DBT, multi-sectoral collaboration, etc.,