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Study of Arsha Vidya Chhatralaya Initiative on Health and Functioning of Disadvantaged Tribal Children

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03578159
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 6, 2018
Last Update Posted : July 6, 2018
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Warwick Research Services
Arsha Vidya Tirtha
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
NMP Medical Research Institute

Brief Summary:
India's poor tribal communities have far worse health and social indicators than the general population. Most tribal people live in remote forested or desert areas where illiteracy, trying physical environments, malnutrition, inadequate access to potable water, and lack of personal hygiene and sanitation make them more vulnerable to disease.The aim of Chhatralaya initiatives taken by Arsha Vidya, Jaipur was to address the exclusion of the socially and economically disadvantaged children of the tribes and to provide a fair opportunity to all.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Physical Disorder Mental Health Wellness Social Function Disorder, Childhood or Adolescent Malnutrition Other: Chhatralaya

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 50 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Study of Arsha Vidya Chhatralaya Initiative on Health and Functioning of Disadvantaged Tribal Children
Actual Study Start Date : March 3, 2017
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 15, 2018
Actual Study Completion Date : June 8, 2018

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MedlinePlus related topics: Malnutrition

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Arsha Vidya Chhatralaya
Chhatralaya is residential setting for children 8 to 16 years old. It provides residence,food and education opportunities along with regular practice of Yoga, Spiritual sessions and vedic practices to learn and follow.
Other: Chhatralaya
Chhatralaya, home for children provide living resources along with spiritual practices.




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Physical health and wellbeing [ Time Frame: Change from baseline to one year ]
    Measured by MacArthur Health and Behavior Questionnaire

  2. Mental Health and wellbeing [ Time Frame: Change from baseline to one year ]
    Measured by MacArthur Health and Behavior Questionnaire

  3. Social functioning [ Time Frame: Change from baseline to one year ]
    Measured by MacArthur Health and Behavior Questionnaire

  4. Academic functioning [ Time Frame: Change from baseline to one year ]
    Measured by MacArthur Health and Behavior Questionnaire


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Weight [ Time Frame: Change from baseline to one year ]
    child's weight was measured by using a calibrated electronic weighing scale

  2. Prevalence of acute child malnutrition [ Time Frame: Change from baseline to one year ]
    To calculate WHZ scores the 2006 WHO growth reference was used



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Ages Eligible for Study:   8 Years to 16 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Children selected from Udaipur tribal areas, Rajasthan, India
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children selected from Udaipur tribal areas as lacking parental care and basic services;
  • Children living in Udaipur tribal areas;
  • Children from 8 years to 16 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:


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Locations
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India
Arsha Vidya Chhatralaya,
Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, 302019
Sponsors and Collaborators
NMP Medical Research Institute
Warwick Research Services
Arsha Vidya Tirtha
Investigators
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Study Chair: Brahmaparananda Saraswati Arsha Vidya Tirtha
Study Director: Neha Sharma, PhD Warwick Research Servives, UK
Principal Investigator: Puneet Sharma NMP Medical Research Institute

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Responsible Party: NMP Medical Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03578159     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NMP/10128
First Posted: July 6, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 6, 2018
Last Verified: June 2018
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Disease
Malnutrition
Pathologic Processes
Nutrition Disorders