Dept. of Health Research Govt. of India
World Health Organization


Department of Health and Family Welfare Government of  Tamil Nadu, facilitates  provision of access to state health department and allied health departments for training of MPH Scholars and undertake various research activites by NIE. It has issued a Government  Order stating that it permits NIE not only undertake research but also for training purpose in the following districts Thiruvallur, Kanchipuram, Tiruvannnamalai,  Villupuram and Vellore.

University of Madras, Chennai:Affiliating university to which NIE is affiliated for its Ph.D. (Biostatistics) programme.

Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai: Agreement for exchange of Faculty for environmental Health Course /Modules and skills/expertise to undertake Environmental and Epidemiology research.
Collaborator in IBBA Study, Study on assessing impact of HIV interventions in Tamil Nadu
Apollo Hospitals, Chennai:To carry out Research Methodology workshop at Apollo Hospital and facilitate Ethics Committee in the Hospital.

Studies in which institutions are Collaborating with NIE :

·         National Hospital Based Rotavirus Surveillance Network
o   6 Regional Laboratories  at  Regional Medical Research Centres at Port Blair, Belgaum, Dibrugarh, Bhubaneswar, Jabalpur and Rajendra Memorial Regional Institute for Medical Sciences, Patna and
o   4 Referral Laboratories at  Christian Medical College, Vellore; National Institute of Virology, Pune; National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkatta and All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
 ·         Endemicity of leprosy and utilization of health services in selected areas of Chhattisgarh collaborating with
o   Regional Leprosy Training and Research Institute, Raipur, Chhattisgarh  ·         Occurrence of relapse, non-responsiveness to treatment in leprosy and screening of   M. leprae isolates for drug resistance using molecular and mouse footpado   Foundation for Medical Research, Mumbaio   Blue Peter Public Health and Research Center – Lepra India

o   Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore
 ·         Multi-centric study of the ICMR task force on leprosy collaborating with:
o   Foundation for Medical Research (FMR), Mumbai, Maharashtrao  
     Maharashtra Association of Anthropological Sciences (MAAS)-Centre for Health Research & Development (CHRD), Pune, Maharashtra
o   Rohilkhand Medical College & Hospital (RMCH), Bareilly, Uttar Pradesho  

     Damein Foundation India Trust, Chennai:- collaborator for WHO / TDR multi-centric trial on ‘Uniform MDT regimen for all types of leprosy patients