Evaluating the impact of digital health interventions to enhance physical and mental well-being of individuals living in the urban slums of Delhi & Gorakhpur
The proposed study will help to fill the existing gaps in understanding the dimensions of physical, mental, and social well-being. The study will also help in designing and developing an individualized, tailored, and interactive internet and mobile enabled digital health intervention to self-manage well-being. Utility and feasibility of the proposed study will help examine barriers and facilitators to incorporate digital health interventions in addressing the burden of physical, mental and social well-being among underserved populations.
Objective: Objective 1. To develop a model that examines physical, mental and social well-being and their interplay with living environment in facilitating self-management of overall well-being among adults living in urban poor settings of New Delhi & Gorakhpur. Objective 2. To design and develop an interactive digital health intervention to enhance self-management of Well-being based on the findings of Aim one and also to assess the usability of the proposed intervention.
Duration: 3 Years
Methods: Mixed methods approach
A mobile/internet eN/Abled SMAART (SustaiN/Able, Multisectoral, Affordable, Accessible, Reimbursable and Tailored) informatics platform will be designed and developed to assist self-maN/Agement of physical, mental and social well-being among the individuals living in urban poor settings.
o Develop a multidimensional risk factor model describing the interplay between dimensions of Well-being, to Identify the key elements and barriers to self-manage Physical, mental, and social well-being among individuals living in urban slum settings.
o Identify user needs using human centered approach and findings of objective one to design and develop an interactive, tailored internet and mobile enabled digital health intervention aimed to enhance self management of Well-being among individuals living in urban poor settings. The study will also help identify essential components of the digital health intervention to help individuals self-manage their Well being.
o Pilot testing of the intervention will help us inform the utility and feasibility of the role of digital health interventions to enhance self management of Well-being especially among high-risk, vulnerable and underserved populations.
AIIMS, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh