The team at Balsari Lab studies public health emergencies, working closely with populations in distress, humanitarian response agencies, civil society organizations, governments, and international agencies.
Our work is informed by clinical practice in emergency departments in the US, and research and health care delivery in communities affected by disasters and wars around the world.
Our technical innovations and white papers have advanced clinical care and public health delivery in South Asia, the Middle East, and the Americas.
Addressing local challenges in data procurement, processing, and analysis to construct a regional data-ecosystem for reducing climate impacts on communities.
Digital Health Needs Finding Study
Exploring the digital requirements of Indian health systems, seeking innovative solutions, and pinpointing discrepancies between stakeholder needs and current identification methods.
Community HATS Featured on PBS
Unveiling the impacts of extreme heat, Community HATS supports local communities and governments in India to build effective climate strategies. PBS recently featured the project in a special segment.
Post-Disaster Ascertainment Studies
Combining primary data from large population-based surveys, published data, and novel data streams — including human mobility data and remote-sensing.All Projects
Data-Driven Crisis Response
Advancing data-driven decision making in public health emergencies through research, training, and translational interventions.All Projects
Digital Health Implementation Science
Working with technology companies, governments, and academic institutions to advance digital health implementation science in resource-constrained settings.All Projects
Climate Change and Human Health
Working with faculty and centers across Harvard University and elsewhere to examine and prepare-for the impact of the changing climate on human health.All Projects
Header image attributions, in order: EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid; Oregon State University.