Oct 2, 2017

MAHAN Report Jul-Sep 2017

In MAHAN hospital in Jul to Sept of 2017 total 1436 patients were treted in hosptial. Out of those, 179 were indoor & 73 serious patients saved. That means close to 1 patient per day was saved. Considering the infrastructure available, overall situation in Melghat, this is a achievement.

There are many sucess stories as mentioned in attached report. Two are briefed here.

Success  study # 1

Ritik, a 4.5 years  male child admitted to MAHAN hospital on 25.9.2017 in very critical condition with Respiratory distress with Pneumonia &Hyper Reactive Airway Disease. He was treated by our Pediatrician & hospital team with oxygen and antibiotics, etc. He was relieved next day and was discharged.


Success  study # 2 

Pari a 8 month  old girls R/o Khidki (Kasmar) was admitted in our hospital on 12.8.2017. Her weight was 3.250 kg. She was Severely Under Weight & Severely Acute Malnourished (SUW & SAM.) and very critical. She was stabilized, put on anti-TB treatment and referred to Dist. Hospital, Amaravati on 16.8.2017.  She has been discharged from hospital and now her weight is 4.875 kg and she is out of SAM & cheerful. She could be saved only due to stabilization treatment at our Hospital, timely referral & also the efforts of Amaravati Dist. Hospital team. She has been put on MAHAN Locally Prepared Therapeutic Food (LTF) .

Jul 3, 2017

MAHAN Report April-Jun 2017


Aim of the Project-To reduce under 5 children mortality rate and prevalence of malnutrition.

Activities and Impact -

1] No. of patients treated by VHWs – 643

2] Behavior change communication of beneficiaries – 6645

3] No. Patients managed by pediatrician – 224



Our field staff while screening village Berdabalda, came across baby of Kasturi bai weighing 1.850 kg  

This decrease of weight by 19%, is very detrimental to the life of the child. The baby was weak and

limp due to lack of feeding. Under the guidance of our pediatrician, our VHW treated the baby

The baby improved very well with weight of 2.450 kg on 28th day. Thus, the baby was saved

by simple technique of proper and adequate breast feeding.


To read more such stories, see attached report

Apr 4, 2017

MAHAN team saved 3 lives including girl child

Here is a story how persuading efforts of MAHAN team saved 3 lives including a child girl. Inside report, you may read many more achivements.

In Tarubanda Village of Melghat, a mother (identity hidden), delivered a girl child. She was already having 1 girl child. Her husband was out of village for wages. He became angry with the news of 2nd daughter and told the wife to leave home with babies or die herself before he comes back; or he will commit suicide. The family was very unhappy. Due to this tension, mother had problem with breast feeding. MAHAN Supervisor visited the family many times and convinced for breast feeding. She also convinced the family & husband. They all accepted the new girl child and the tension relieved. So the baby is well now with good weight gain. Thus due to proper patient handling & counseling by supervisor, 3 lives saved, one family relieved and baby is also well accepted now.

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