ICMR-NIRTH, Jabalpur

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Tribal Health Research Unit, Jagdalpur

  

Tribal Health Research Unit (THRU) of NIRTH was established on September 2013 under the Flagship programme of ICMR. Tribal Health Research Forum (THRF) with an aim to address and provide holistic solutions to alleviate all the Health issues pertaining to the tribal population.

The overall objective of the THRU of ICMR-NIRTH Jabalpur is to carry out research and documentation based on primary and secondary data to improve tribal health.

The THRU was established at the Government Medical College & Maharani Hospital, Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh which is a tribal district of Chhattisgarh State, to study the prevalence and association of haemoglobinopathies and malaria.