Community Science Alliance (CSA) is a partnership of community health organizations, clinicians, and researchers advancing the science and practice of contextually relevant evidence-based medicine in resource constrained settings.
The CSA was launched in response to the COVID-19 pandemic as part of the Swasth Alliance, when we created a suite of evidence-based clinical pathways for COVID-19 care in rural and tribal communities in India. [Learn more]
The CSA is now an initiative of Social Alpha’s Health & Wellness Architecture, building on our focus on Primary Healthcare.
Key Focus Areas
The CSA will leverage contextually relevant task-shifting, training, and technology to advance care delivery and access through strategic investments and innovations in processes, pedagogy, and infrastructure.
The CSA’s programs are focussed on three related levers of change-
We create streamlined, actionable, validated and contextually appropriate clinical care pathways to deliver quality care in resource-limited settings
We train medical fellows to become life-long practitioners and advocates of evidence-based primary care
We develop, pilot, and scale meaningful digital health technologies to purposefully address clinical and population health needs among the most underserved
The Community Science Alliance is pursuing programs in 7 states across India where existing partners provide healthcare services:
- Madhya Pradesh
Social Alpha has collaborated with a vast network of community-based partners to deliver its three pronged approach. They include: