EHS-COVID (8) Evidence synthesis communities in low-income and middle-income countries and the COVID-19 response (2)

2 November, 2020

Thank you for this piece of valuable information coming like a lifeboat right when we were getting engulfed by Covid - infodeluge (so many write-ups and individual studies from across the globe) and losing clarity on concise verifiable information and evidence from LMICs meeting Scientific standards.

Warm regards,



Dr. Sunanda K. Reddy

Chairperson (Honorary),

CARENIDHI Trust , New Delhi , India

Phone: +91-9818621980,

HIFA profile: Sunanda Kolli Reddy is a Developmental Paediatrician from New Delhi,India, with a special interest in Early Child Care and Development of children with neurodevelopmental problems in underserved communities. She is actively involved in health promotion, community-based research, care provider training for promoting abilities of children with special needs, through the various programmes of Centre for Applied Research and Education on Neurodevelopmental Impairments and Disability-related Health Initiatives (CARENIDHI), which she heads ( Her work in the community settings to widen the disability-in-development model of CBR encompasses the wider determinants of health and human capabilities and issues which impact the lives of the poor. She combines her experience in developmental paediatrics with the core work of CARENIDHI's grassroots convergence programmes in partnership with groups working in the area of Implementation research and policy. She is a member of the HIFA working group on Community Health Workers.

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