Operation ASHA regularly carries out innovative research with a large number of partners. Some of them are mentioned below.
Operation ASHA helped MIT Design Lab conduct initial studies for Development of a gastric resident drug delivery system for prolonged gram-level dosing of tuberculosis treatment. The results were published in Science Translational Medicine 13 Mar 2019: Vol. 11, Issue 483, eaau6267, DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aau6267 https://stm.sciencemag.org/content/11/483/eaau6267
Operation ASHA facilitated field trial of an innovative hand held device which can detect cervical cancer at an early stage. This was carried out in collaboration with Batra Hospital and International Finance Corporation (IFC), a part of the World Bank Group
In collaboration with Medtronic India, Operation ASHA did early detection of cardiovascular disease among thousands of disadvantaged persons in New Delhi and Gwalior.
Some other research projects are described in the section on other areas.