Neeru Singh | Research Associate

Neeru Singh is a Research Associate at CPR and is a part of the ‘Scaling City Institutions for India’ (Sci-Fi) Project. She is currently engaged in Projects title “Onsite Sanitation System –Typology”, “ODF Study” which aims at analyzing the ground situation of OSS- Typology and to check the sustainability of ODF cities of India.

Prior to joining CPR, she has worked as a statistician in the project title “End-line Malaria Survey” to evaluate the Impact of Malaria Control Programme at National Institute of Medical Statistics, Indian Council of Medical Research. Later she joined as a served as a Research Assistant (Biostatistician) from 2016 – 2017 in Public Health Foundation of India -Bangalore, KA in the project titled “Maternal antecedents of adiposity and studying the transgenerational role of hyperglycemia and insulin” (MAASTHI) funded by Global Fund and research group led by Dr. Giridhar R Babu, MBBS, MD, PhD University of California, IIPH-H research Fellow. MAASTHI is a prospective cohort study in the public health facilities in Bangalore, India. The objective of MAASTHI is to prospectively assess the effects of glucose levels in pregnancy on the risk of adverse infant outcomes, especially in predicting the possible risk markers of later chronic diseases

She has also worked as a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (M&E O) from 2017-2018 of Punjab and Haryana state, India in Project name Vihaan funded by Global Fund and functioned by HIV/AIDS Alliance India along with Hindustan Latex Family Planning Promotion Trust (HLFPPT).  Vihaan is a national initiative establishing and managing 350 Care & Support Centres (CSCs) across India to expand access to essential services, increase treatment adherence, reduce stigma and discrimination, and improve the quality of life of people living with HIV (PLHIV) and as an M&E officer I had a responsibility to handle the states level data and to generate monthly as well as quarterly reports using several statistical techniques for National Aids Control Society (NACO) and State Aids Control Society (SACS).