Dr Anjali Modi

 Community and Family Medicine

Dr. Anjali Modi

Assistant Professor

    Publications (Research papers):-

    Original Articles
    1.    Modi A, Vaishnav KG, Kothiya K, Alexander N. Lymphatic filariasis elimination endgame in an urban Indian setting: the roles of surveillance and residual microfilaremia after mass drug administration. Infectious Diseases of Poverty (BMC). 2021;10(1):73.

    2.    Modi A, Kosambiya JK, Trivedi S, Chaudhari VP, Mehta A, Wells KJ. “My life is spoiled because of him….” A qualitative study of human immunodeficiency virus disclosure and male involvement in prevention of mother-to-child transmission program. Indian J Community Med 2019; 44:322-7

    3.    Trivedi Sangeeta, Modi Anjali, Modi Silky, J. K. Kosambiya, V. B. Shah. Looking beyond Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission : Impact of maternal factors on HIV exposed uninfected infants’ growth. Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS. July- December 2014. Volume 35.

    4.    Zanzmera P, Sharma A, Bhatt K, Patel T, Luhar M, Modi A, Jani V. Can short-term video-EEG substitute long-term video-EEG monitoring in psychogenic nonepileptic seizures? A prospective observational study. Epilepsy Behav. 2019;94:258–263. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2019.03.034. pmid 30981120

    5.    Modi A, Gamit S, Vaishnav K. G., Kavishvar A K, Naik A, Kosambiya J K. Epidemiological study of increasing cases of Malaria in an urban area. Healthline 2019;10 (2): 53-59. 

    6.    Modi Anjali, Moitra Mohua, Verma Ragini, Patel Bharat, Jarag Mayur A, Kantharia S L. Gynecological Morbidity among  grass root level health workers in an urban setup. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of India. 62(2).2012.

    7.    Modi A, Vaishnav KG, Pandya RC, Sahu GC, Naik A et al. Urban Dengue Surveillance over Sixteen Years: Integration, Trend Analysis and Participation of Private Medical Sector. J Commun Dis 2018; 50(3): 52-59.

    8.    Modi A, Gamit S, Jesalpura BS, Kurien G, Kosambiya JK (2017) Reaching endpoints for lymphatic filariasis elimination- results from mass drug administration and nocturnal blood surveys, South Gujarat, India. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017. 11(4): e0005476. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0005476b

    9.    Chaudhary SR, Momin MH, Modi A. Do Migrants Differ in Knowledge Regarding Mosquito-Borne Diseases and Mosquitoes? Int J Sci Stud 2018;6(7):19-23.

    10.    Inamdar S. Kosambiya JK, Modi A. Predictors of Opportunistic Infections among older HIV patients. National Journal of Community Medicine.2018; 9(8)

    11.    Damor R. Gamit S, Modi A, Patel J, Kosambiya JK. Pattern of Smart Phone and Internet Usage among Medical Students in Surat, Gujarat – A Cross Sectional Study. National Journal of Community Medicine.2018; 9(7):469-73.

    12.    Kosambiya R J, Gohil A, Kamdar Z, Patel P, Modi A. Knowledge, Attitude and Practices about Cervical Cancer and Screening among Nurses of a Tertiary Care Centre in Western India. National Journal of Community Medicine. 2018: 9(6); 391-95.

    13.    Patel S D, Kapadia P, Modi A . Training Program of Para Medical Ophthalmic Assistants for Enucleation Procedure: Our Experience. Natl J Integr Res Med 2018; 9(1):98-102.

    14.    Piyushkumar C Parmar, Anjali Modi, Naresh R Godara. Understanding Pediatric Tuberculosis: Perspectives and Experiences of the parents in a city of India" .Int J Med Sci Public Health. 2018; 7(2): 132-136doi: 10.5455/ijmsph.2018.1232920122017

    15.    Modi A, Kosambiya J, Gautam S, Deliwala M, Chawda B, Gamit A. An Epidemiological follow-up study of unpasteurized milk exposure from Rabid Cattle in a village of India. Indian J Comm Health. 2017; 29, 3: 314-319. 

    16.    Piyushkumar C Parmar, Naresh R Godara and Anjali M Modi. Characteristics and program-defined treatment outcomes among pediatric tuberculosis (tb) patients registered under RNTCP in a city of Gujarat. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research Research.Vol. 8, Issue, 4, pp. 16291-16294, April, 2017

    17.    Parmar Piyush, Damor Rahul, Modi Anjali, Patel Dhaval, Godara Naresh, Kosambiya J K. Exploring the dietary habits of medical college students and their perception about its effect on health. Indian Journal of Public health Research and Development. 2017; 8(1):154-58. 

    18.    Anjali Modi, Sukesha Gamit, Sankalp Raj Choudhary, Rohit Parmar, Prakash Goghara, Abhay Kavishvar. Treatment seeking behaviour and community perceptions regarding malaria in Surat city". International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health. 2017; 6(2): 345-49.

    19.    Gandhi Shreyash J, Godara Naresh, Modi Anjali, Kantharia SL. Newborn care practices of mothers in rural area of Navsari District.. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health. 2014. Volume 3 (11).

    20.    Gandhi Shreyash J, Godara Naresh, Modi Anjali, Kantharia SL. Impact of feeding problems on nutritional status of children in rural area of Navsari District. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health. 2014. Volume 3 (11).

    21.    Modi Anjali, Moitra Mohua , Patel Bharat H , Kantharia Shanti L. Analysis of health seeking behaviour among women health care providers. Canadian Journal of Health Research. 2014;1(1):1-4

    22.    Modi Anjali, J K Kosambiya, H K Sondharwa, Manish Kumar. Learning lessons through data triangulation: vulnerability of Surat city to HIV epidemic. National Journal of Community Medicine. 2013:4(2):247-51.

    23.    Patel Piyush R, Shah D K, Modi Anjali, Mistry Sunita N. No-scalpel vasectomy in a camp approach: follow-up, complications and compliance. National Journal of Community Medicine. 2012;3(3): 480-5

    24.    Alok Goyal, Gunvant Vaishnav, Anjani Shrivastava, Ragini Verma, Anjali Modi. Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices about cervical cancer and screening among nursing staff in a teaching hospital. International Journal of Medical Sciences and Public Health. 2013; 2(2). 247-51.

    25.     Chawda Bansari, Modi Anjali, Exploring health status and care practices among children of female workers in unorganised sectors. International Journal of Medicine and public health. Jan-March 2013;3(1):38-43.

    26.    Modi Anjali, Moitra Mohua , Patel Bharat H ,Kapadia Priti,  Kantharia Shanti L. Women’s Health: Profile and Practices of Anganwadi Workers. Indian Journal of Maternal and Child Health. 2013; 15(2):1-11.

    27.     Hiteshree C Patel, Mohua Moitra, Anjali Modi, Jaymin Contractor, S L Kantharia. Health seeking behaviour among parents of children with hearing loss: A cross sectional Study. National Journal of Community Medicine. 2013:4(4)

    28.    Hiteshree C Patel, Mohua Moitra, Anjali Modi, Rahul Patel, S L Kantharia, Ishwar M Chaudhary. Impact of hearing loss on daily lifestyle and schooling among children between 5 & 15 years of age group. National Journal of Community Medicine. 2013:4(4)

    Short Communications
    1.    Inamdar S, Kosambiya J K , Modi A. "Caregiver's burden of children living with HIV on ART at an urban setup" . Indian J Community Medicine. (Accepted for Publication)


    Publications (Book Chapters):-

    Anjali Modi (2019). IAPSM's Textbook of Community Medicine.  

    Awards and Honours:-

    Gold medalist and first rank in MBBS 

    First rank in Post Graduate Exams in the Government Medical College Surat 

    Honour and award from Surat Municipal Commissioner for exceptional work and support for prevention and control of Covid-19 in South Zone of Surat City.

    Honour as part of Navsari district RCH program training team

    Awarded for lectures on Managing references and Citations in research for State Conference of Psychiatrists in 2018 and Government Medical College Surat (last five years2016- 2021).

    Awarded for session on HIV disclosure decision making and outcomes among men and women in the context of prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) Program. WebEx HIV lecture series & four centers (WebEx activity from Tennessee are St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital  in Memphis, from Florida, University Of South Florida, Department of Pediatrics and Division of Infectious Diseases in St. Petersburg and Tampa.

    Elimination of Lymphatic filariasis: current strategies—2012 onwards as yearly training and sensitization of Program Managers and Medical Officers of South Gujarat Region (Districts Surat city and Surat District; Navsari, Valsad;  Tapi).

    National Iron Plus Initiative (NIPI): Training of Tutors Every year for South Gujarat Region district Surat since year 2013

    Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illnesses (IMNCI) and F-IMNCI: Training of tutors (TOT) and care providers since year 2007.

    Various other health program related trainings for various cadres of medical and para-medical workers.

    Areas of Interest:-

    Qualitative Research, Epidemiology of Neglected Tropical Diseases, Public Health Reproductive and Child Health


    Membership of Professional/Academic/ Research bodies

    (Ex- Member)Scientific Research Committee, Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Government Medical College, Surat

    Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (IAPSM),  

    Anti-Ragging Committee (Ex- member) 

    Regional Monitoring Team for Gujarat State (State Routine Immunisation Monitor and other National Health Programs for the Dangs district (2009-2011)  and Navsari District (2012-2021)