Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT)

engage, innovate, empower

IT Park, 5th Floor, #1-4, Rajajinagar Industrial Area, Behind KSSIDC Administrative Office,
560044 Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka

Ansprechpartner: Mallika Tharakan

+91 80 4040 0200; +91 85930 71117;


  • Sozialpolitik/behinderte Menschen
  • Bildungspolitik/-projekt
  • Gemeinschaft, Gemeindeprojekt
  • Freiwillige Helfer sind willkommen.

Über uns

Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT) is a Trust registered in the year 2003. KHPT works closely with the University of Manitoba, Canada and the Karnataka State AIDS Prevention Society to empower communities in Karnataka and India to improve their health, reduce the incidence and burden of HIV and AIDS and assert their rights and dignity.
With time, KHPT has broadened its scope of work to ensure a complete continuum of care approach which includes enhancing prevention, diagnosis, treatment, psychological counselling and social support for high-risk groups, vulnerable populations.
Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT) empowers communities to transform their lives through focused interventions in health, education and community institution building.

Mission Statement
• To enhance the health and well-being of communities through the delivery of innovative, evidence-based, results-oriented, gender transformative, comprehensive, sustainable and scalable programmes and services in partnership with communities served.
• To strengthen the capacity of partners, including community-based, governmental and non-governmental organizations, to plan, deliver, monitor and evaluate prevention, care and control programs.
• To develop as a learning organisation, continually translating knowledge and approaches through reflection, research and engagement with our peers, in India and globally.

Areas of work:
• Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health
• Adolescent Health and Education
• Violence against Women
• Tuberculosis
• Nutrition
• Orphan and Vulnerable Children

Non communicable diseases
• Community Institution Building

• Sukshema project: Maternal & Child Health Program
• STRIVE is a research consortium, investigating the social norms and inequalities that drive HIV.
• India Learning Network (ILN): The project aims to influence global HIV prevention practices by widely disseminating the approaches and learning that evolved from scaled HIV interventions in India.
• Samvedana: The project works towards addressing violence against women in sex work in 30 districts of Karnataka
• Strengthening Health Outcomes through the Private Sector Tuberculosis Prevention and Care (SHOPS TB)
• Vihaan is a HIV care and support initiative
• THALI is the Tuberculosis Health Action Learning Initiative implemented in big cities like Bangalore and Hyderabad
• KMC (Kangaroo Mother Care) project is a research and implementation project to reduce infant mortality
• Place Aids Fund Project: The project aims to create platforms of learning alongside children for an effective (PLACE) AIDS response and to enhance the quality of life of children living with and affected by HIV in both institutional and community settings.
• South to North: The project aims to provide technical support to the governments of Delhi and Uttar Pradesh as well as to African countries like Kenya and Tanzania, to scale up the coverage and improve the quality of MNCH and HIV/AIDS targeted interventions respectively in the State.

Mallika Tharakan is the Deputy Director - Communications & Community Interventions of the Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT).

For other net participants we can offer an expert guidance through trained staff, give an expert opinion, procure expert information and establish new contacts in the field of our work.