Serve Train Educate People's Society-STEPS

STEPS NGO gives emphasis on Medical and health aspects of those particularly preventive and curative health related programmes, with a special focus on children, Adolescents, and Women with more specifically emphasis on strengthen integrated child health and awareness and advocacy services. MISSON: To provide better future to the most vulnerable women, children of those particularly deprived sections by protecting their health needs and rights women's reproductive health with an integrated approach. We believe that access to affordable health services are fundamental human rights. FOUNDING PRINCIPLES: To become centre of excellence in the field of medical and Health, Women empowerment,...
May 12, 2016

Health care in slums

Prasanna with Children& Mother in Law
Prasanna with Children& Mother in Law

 Prasanna aged 30 years with her two children in the photograph, who is one of the beneficiaries from the program activities extended by the project. She lives with her husband Chandrasekhar in Project Street slum in Srikalahasti town.

 Both are illiterates and work as labourers. She has one male and one female child. During her second delivery she had many health problems and visited STEPS Urban Health Centre (STEPS UHC) regularly for the checkups. With the advice of Medical Officer, she started taking nutritious food and prescribed medicines.

 From the beginning of 9th month she has not taken the diet properly due to afraid of the delivery and became weak. One day her mother-in-law observed bleeding and immediately approached STEPS UHC. She was examined and referred to Maternity hospital in Tirupati for delivery. After examining her the doctors have done the surgery and Prasanna gave birth to a female child.

 STEPS NGO taking care of the health of Prasanna and her children. During the field visits, ANMs explained her about the importance of Immunisation to her children. Every month she is bringing her children to STEPS UHC for checkups and they were regularly immunised.

Prasanna said “Now I know the importance of health care and awareness. Whenever there is health problem, I am approaching STEPS UHC for treatment and advice. I am attending all Health awareness camps organised by them. My children were immunised free cost without financial burden on us. We are living happily without health problems.” 

Organizing health care and awareness camps for slum people in addition to continuing health services to Filariasis patients.

 

Immunization camp for children in slum
Immunization camp for children in slum
Feb 12, 2016

Filariasis Health camp in slums

Health awareness camp in slum
Health awareness camp in slum

Dear Donors

Greetings from STEPS NGO

I am glad to present report of the project.

With the efforts of STEPS Urban Health Centre staff, we could able to bring control of Dengue fever in slums. There are no new identified cases of Dengue fever since 2 months.

Organized Health awareness camp on 22-01-2016 in project street slum, Srikalahasti,India. Dr.P.Prameelamma STEPS UHC Medical Officer explained about the Filariasis disease symptoms and precautions to be taken to prevent the spreading of the disease. She examined Filariasis patients, provided medicines and explained how to take them correctly.

All the beneficiary Filariasis patients thank the donors for their contribution for providing health care and awareness.

We need your support to continue care and treatment of people suffering with diseases and filariasis effected people. Tell to your friends and family to bring in more support. This will benefit the poor people living in slums and patients in a big way.

 

You can watch Filariasis Health camp video through this You Tube link

https://youtu.be/G3epftg03cU

 

Thanks and regards

Dr. P. Prameelamma

President, STEPS NGO

Dr Prameelamma explaining about medicines
Dr Prameelamma explaining about medicines
Filariasis patients with Medicines
Filariasis patients with Medicines
Nov 19, 2015

Awareness about Dengue fever to slum people

STEPS NGO Health Awareness Rally
STEPS NGO Health Awareness Rally

Dear Donors

Greetings from STEPS

Dengue fever is spreading rapidly in the slums of Srikalahsti Municipality. STEPS NGO Health team creating awareness in slums to keep their surroundings clean so that the breeding Mosquitoes who cause Dengue, Malaria fevers, Filariasis can be prevented.

KavyaSri saved from Dengue fever

This is the story of young girl saved from Dengue fever. Kavyasri aged 8 years saved from the Dengue fever by the STEPS Urban Health Center staff as a part of program activity.  Her father Gopi is living in Salipeta, one of the slum in Srikalahasti Town.He is poor and mainly depends on daily earnings. On 24-10-15 Gopi observed her daughter suffering with fever. He went to STEPSS UHC for treatment. After treatment, Medical officer sent her to Area hospital for clinical tests. The test for Dengue fever was positive. STEPS UHC Medical Officer immediately referred her to Pediatrician in Tirupati for treatment. After 1 week of she recovered from disease and discharged. Her father Gopi said “My daughter saved from Dengue fever because of the timely treatment and referral advice by the UHC staff”.            

Organized health camp at STEPS Health centre on 17-10-2015. Examined 20 Filariasis patients. Provided Treatment, Medicines and Fruits.

With kind regards,

Dr P. Prameelamma

President, STEPS NGO

Dengue fever awareness camp in slum
Dengue fever awareness camp in slum
Slum in Sikalahasti Town
Slum in Sikalahasti Town
Treatment and Medicines to Filariasis patients
Treatment and Medicines to Filariasis patients
 

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