As the year draws to its end, let’s take a moment to pause and reflect on what we have achieved, what are our goals, and what we must do to persevere on our chosen path.
Today I stand in spirit with the thousands who have no access to health, safe water, or sanitation. I stand hand in hand with the poorest of the poor, those who seek equality, justice, and a safe world. And I know you share my dream - that of health for all, for better health leads to better education and work and wages, and lifts people out of poverty.
Operation ASHA serves more than 8 million disadvantaged in India and Cambodia, and your support has been crucial to our success. Your donation help us treat 3,500 patients of a deadly disease, Tuberculosis. These patients come from urban shanties or far flung areas, and they have recovered and lived because of you.
Your donation are leveraged 4 times by the free medicines provided by the government. Your support matters. Because patients matter.
With your support Operation ASHA continues to achieve new milestones and set new standards.
Many exciting things have happened recently.
Dr. Shelly was also featured on AlJazeera's Inside Story on " Is the world losing the fight against 'superbugs; " Click here
to see what she has to say.
Operation ASHA is the first Indian NGO to be a part of WIPO Re:Search Consortium
Operation ASHA also won the 2015 FT/ IFC Transformational Business Award
in the Information and Communications Technology category. We were the runners-up in 2014.
Operation ASHA was featured in an episode of Accelerate India, on CNBC-TV18 in India, for its use of fingerprint-scanning to ensure adherence to medication and effective patient-provider communication.
Forbes magazine published an article by Will Greene featuring OpASHA for embracing new mobile health technologies to help fight TB efficiently and cost effectively. A leading newspaper in India, The Tribune, featured an article “TB control requires new technologies” talking about OpASHA’s novel model in the area of TB care. Click here to read this article.
This quarter Operation ASHA raised $174.Click here
to read about Anita, mother of 3, battling tuberculosis.
We have been able to support these disadvantaged TB patients only because of your continued love and support. Make a donation today and help us go further in achieving our mission of eradicating tuberculosis.